Resonant Bodies

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’
 
Ideal for performers, but open to all people, 18 and over, including those with no prior dance/performance experience. Continue reading Resonant Bodies

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Cabbage Dance Suite

Created and performed by Jordan Rosin.

The Baby-Powder-Naked-Man can’t seem to do anything right, but life must go on and the cabbage is his god. Bugs. Drag. Butoh. Classical Music. Mania.

In this largely improvised fusion of clown and Butoh, Jordan demonstrates his consummate skill as a actor-creator in a performance that’s sure to delight audiences of all ages.

Runtime: Approx. 23 – 35 minutes
Now available for touring. Continue reading Cabbage Dance Suite

“Intro to Butoh Dance” Online Private Lessons

US-based Butoh artist and teacher, Jordan Rosin is now offering online private lessons in Butoh Dance. These lessons are perfect for anyone looking to explore Butoh Dance for the first time in the privacy and security of their home or studio at a pace that suits their needs. To celebrate the launch of this new initiative, Jordan is pleased to present a deeply discounted introductory package for first-time students.

“Intro to Butoh Dance” Private Lesson Package – $90.00 USD (A $175.00 value!) Continue reading “Intro to Butoh Dance” Online Private Lessons

KING PEST

King Pest Adapted by the Ensemble from “King Pest” by Edgar Allan Poe Performed by the Ensemble: Cleo DeOrio, Evan Grande, Idit Kischinovsky, Jesse March, and Jordan Rosin Faculty Advisor: James Peck Lighting Design: Mike Foster Technical Direction: James Hildenbrandt Production Manager: Kaitlyn Samuel Rosin VENUES / ENGAGEMENTS: Dell’Arte International (2018)[world premiere] PHOTOS / MULTIMEDIA: Continue reading KING PEST

JORDAN & THE HUMAN

Created & performed by Jordan Rosin
Directed by Kaitlyn Samuel

A solo ritual invoking the spirit of Rosin’s own grandfather James Bonneau through his sometime harrowing and often hilarious stories from World War II. Directed by Kaitlyn Samuel, JORDAN & THE HUMAN draws on clowning, PopAction, commedia dell’arte, dramatic acrobatics, Body Ritual Movement, Tokyo Space Dance and more to create a resonant tapestry of metamorphic storytelling through movement. Continue reading JORDAN & THE HUMAN

Butoh Dance: Alchemy of the Spirit Workshop

In this workshop, award-winning physical theatre artist and educator Jordan Rosin 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

Choreography Reel

Featuring excerpts of Jordan’s choreographic work from “The Ume Group’s DREAM DANCES”, “JORDAN & THE HUMAN: Rebirth fo the Body”, “The Ume Group’s ISIS VARIATIONS”, and “BUTOH MEDEA.” Continue reading Choreography Reel