Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo

Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo With the recent rise of the dance theatre company Diavolo to popular attention through the hit television show “America’s Got Talent” I can’t help find myself agonizing over how unfortunately similar (and different) they seem to what – for my money – is a company with a far better aesthetic… the Streb Extreme Action Company. Diavolo and STREB, … Continue reading Why America Needs Streb, But Got Diavolo

Community Butoh Class (Winter/Spring 2018)

Butoh in Humboldt presents

By-Donation Community Butoh Class

2nd & 4th Sundays, 4:30pm – 6:30pm @ Synapsis Nova
(January 14 through May 27, 2018, except Feb. 25 and April 8)
Suggested Donation: $15 – No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds (NOTALOF)
2nd Sundays led by Jordan Rosin; 4th Sundays led by Leslie Castellano Continue reading Community Butoh Class (Winter/Spring 2018)

River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop (Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22

River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop
(Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22
with Jordan Rosin

October 21, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:30pm on Banks of Mad River in Blue Lake
October 22, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:30pm in Arcata Community Forest

Using techniques of meditation, yoga, and Japanese Butoh Dance, award-winning choreographer Jordan Rosin (Int’l: Butoh Medea, FringeNYC: Butoh Electra, Artistic Director Emeritus of the NYC-based physical theatre ensemble The Ume Group), leads workshop participants on a guided journey to embody the river and the forest’s vibrant ecology, channel the spirits of nature, and investigate our deeper selves in relationship to the natural world. Continue reading River Bank & Redwoods Dance Workshop (Humboldt County, CA) – 2017/10/21 & 22

Butoh in Humboldt, 2017 – 2018

September 1, 2017 – May 27, 2018
Various locations around Humboldt County

With the support of the Synapsis Performance Collective in Eureka, local Butoh Dance artists Leslie Castellano and Jordan Rosin are pleased to present an entire academic calendar year full of Butoh-related activities right here in Humboldt County, California. From classes and workshops to performances and film screenings, the aim of Butoh in Humboldt is to share the beauty and power of this incredible art form / creative philosophy with all. Continue reading Butoh in Humboldt, 2017 – 2018

DREAM DANCES™ Butoh/Physical Theatre Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/09/01 & 02

Friday & Saturday, September 1 & 2, 2017

Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Eureka, CA 95501

In the DREAM DANCES™ Workshop, participants will learn to use the techniques of butoh dance, devised theatre, and ensemble play to bring their very own dreams to life! Continue reading DREAM DANCES™ Butoh/Physical Theatre Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/09/01 & 02

“Butoh Dance: Alchemy of the Spirit” Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/04/08 & 09

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017, 3pm – 6pm at Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Eureka, CA 95501
In this workshop, award-winning physical theatre artist and educator Jordan Rosin (Int’l: Butoh Medea, FringeNYC: Butoh Electra, Artistic Director Emeritus of the NYC-based physical theatre ensemble The Ume Group) leads participants on a journey of spiritual alchemy using the techniques of Japanese butoh dance. Incorporating key exercises from multiple schools of the form, Jordan draws on shamanic ritual and primitive theatrical approaches to explore the nature of movement as pre-text for deep self-investigation and the nature of the body as both object and story. Continue reading “Butoh Dance: Alchemy of the Spirit” Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – 2017/04/08 & 09