Celebrating Empty: Butoh Workshop (Eureka, CA) 2018/12/21 & 2018/12/22

Friday, December 21, 7pm – 10pm (3 hours)
Saturday, December 22, 2pm – 6pm (4 hours)
at Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Suite 102, Eureka, CA 95501

Friday night will feature a somatic journey of relaxation and awareness, coupled with exploration of the Japanese concept of ‘ma’ (間 – the space between things). We’ll finish with some free-dancing on some thematic prompts.

Saturday will feature more partner-based relaxation and awareness work, followed by play with Butoh Dance techniques new and old and the devising and performance of group and solo dances to celebrate our new-found emptiness and the potential therein. Continue reading Celebrating Empty: Butoh Workshop (Eureka, CA) 2018/12/21 & 2018/12/22

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Resonant Bodies: Butoh/Movement Workshop (Portland, OR) – 2018/08/16 – 2018/08/17

Thursday & Friday, August 16 & 17, 2018
6:00pm – 9:00pm
55 NE Farragut St. #4 (entrance at front of building, next to North Portland Yoga)
Portland, OR 97211

In this workshop with physical theatre artist and teacher Jordan Rosin, participants will utilize principles from a variety of physical theatre traditions (Butoh Dance in particular) to cultivate an awareness, availability, and responsiveness that will allow them to move and act with intention and impact both onstage and off. Drawing on forms such as yoga, martial arts, acrobatics, clown, contact improvisation, as well as somatic modalities like Alexander Technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, Jordan will help students tap into universal resonance through engagement with both their dynamic and receptive aspects, expanding both their expressive capacity and the sensitivity necessary to truly be moved by the ‘other’ Continue reading Resonant Bodies: Butoh/Movement Workshop (Portland, OR) – 2018/08/16 – 2018/08/17

Resonant Bodies: Movement Workshop for Performers (New York, NY) – 2018/08/03 – 2018/08/05

Grace & St. Paul’s Church
123 West 71st Street
New York, NY 10023

In this 4-module, weekend workshop with physical theatre artist and teacher Jordan Rosin, participants will utilize principles from a variety of physical theatre traditions to cultivate an awareness, availability, and responsiveness that will allow them to speak, move, and act with resonance in the dynamic space of the stage. Drawing on Butoh Dance, yoga, martial arts, acrobatics, Linklater Voice Technique, as well as somatic modalities like Alexander Technique and Bartenieff Fundamentals, Jordan will help students expand their dynamic, expressive capacity while cultivating the awareness and receptivity necessary to make healthy and sustainable choices in rehearsal and performance. Continue reading Resonant Bodies: Movement Workshop for Performers (New York, NY) – 2018/08/03 – 2018/08/05

Special Community Butoh Class (San Francisco, CA) – 2018/06/17

Sunday, June 17, 4pm – 6pm
Special Community Butoh Class with Guest Instructor: Jordan Rosin
(in cooperation with Butoh SF & their Community Sunday Butoh Class)
Sliding Scale: $15-$20 NTAFLOF
ALL LEVELS, pre-registration recommended but not required
To register, e-mail jordan@jordanrosin.com and use the Secure PayPal link: paypal.me/JordanRosin/20 Continue reading Special Community Butoh Class (San Francisco, CA) – 2018/06/17

Resonant Bodies: Butoh & Movement Workshop for Performers (Los Angeles, CA) – 2018/06/11 – 2018/06/14

RESONANT BODIES: BUTOH & MOVEMENT WORKSHOP FOR PERFORMERS
with Jordan Rosin & Yokko
Monday through Thursday, June 11 – 14, 2018, 7pm – 10pm
Thymeles Arts, Shirley Dawn Dance Studio
5481 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029 Continue reading Resonant Bodies: Butoh & Movement Workshop for Performers (Los Angeles, CA) – 2018/06/11 – 2018/06/14

“Acrobatic Skills & Performance” Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – May & June 2018

4 Consecutive Saturdays, 12pm – 2:30pm, May 12 – June 2
at Synapsis Nova, 212 G Street, Suite 102, Eureka, CA 95501

This workshop series is open to complete beginners as well as those with an existing basic practice looking to advance. A pre-existing general level of physical fitness is recommended. Adults and teens welcome, ages 12 and up.

Over the course of the each class, there will be a guided warm-up, demonstrations of skills, and time to explore and practice individual acrobatic maneuvers like rolls, cartwheels, headstand, handstands, back bends, as well as partner skills like counterbalance and lifts. Modifications up and down, as well as progressive drills and hands-on spotting may all be offered for ease or additional challenge. Continue reading “Acrobatic Skills & Performance” Workshop with Jordan Rosin (Eureka, CA) – May & June 2018

Coming Soon: Summer Workshop Tour 2018 (USA)

I’m excited to announce that this summer I will embark upon my first multi-city workshop tour of the USA, visiting major cities on both coasts to teach butoh, yoga, acrobatics, and physical theatre for performing artists and the general public.

The tentative tour schedule is below, but still under development. Therefore if you or someone you know is interested in helping to co-produce or promote a workshop, or in adding a new stop, or in otherwise supporting this endeavor feel free to e-mail me! Continue reading Coming Soon: Summer Workshop Tour 2018 (USA)