WILD MEADOWS IMPROVISATION INTENSIVE
JULY 12-18, 2009
Join members of SPAN: Spontaneous Performing Artists Network, a national group of improvising artists, July 12-18, 2009 for an intensive exploration of improvisation through somatic modalities, Contact Improvisation, site-specific exploration and performance.
Located at Wild Meadows Farm in Schellsburg, PA, and surrounded by 200 acres of secluded mountain ranges and fertile valleys near the Allegheny Mountains, the intensive will provide ample opportunities to nurture, expand and challenge your improvisation practice.
Activities will include classes in: Contact Improvisation, improvisational performance, developing site specific approaches, the Bartenieff Fundamentals, Six Viewpoints and Authentic Movementt.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Wild Meadows is surrounded by secluded mountains ranges and fertile valleys, an ideal location for reflective thought and investigation into the practice of improvisation. Some previous experience is requested. Break periods will be scheduled to enable participants to take in the glorious natural surrounding of the farm.
FOOD: is included and will be communally prepared. Each participant will be requested to assist in the preparation of 2-3 lunch/dinner meals (with work study assistance).
TRAVEL: The farm is 2.5 hours from Washington D.C., 5 hours from New York City, 3.5 hours from Philadelphia and 2 hours from Pittsburgh. There are also buses and trains to where pick ups can be made.
Early registration sliding scale: $200 – $350 (full payment due by May 18th)
Regular registration sliding scale: $225 – $375 ($75 deposit due by May 18th)
DEPOSIT: $75 deposit due by May 18th; remaining amount due June 29th
You’re welcome to pay whatever you can afford within the sliding scale. Please keep in mind when choosing your fee that the market rate for a retreat of this scope is $375 or higher. We’re offering a sliding scale rate to include folks with varying incomes.
- Cost includes all food, lodging, and workshop, except travel
To pay online: http://www.phffft.org/wmeadows.htm
Checks should be made payable to: The Phffft! Dance Theatre Company
Cyrus Khambatta, 5609 34th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98126
WORKSTUDY: Two positions are available on a first-come first serve for a discounted rate of $150. To apply please email email@example.com a few sentences about your interest in the retreat and financial need.
Questions? Please contact register@PHFFFT.org