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Arrive, Create: a Dance Research Project Focused on Collaboration and Generosity

Abstract This document serves as a discussion of and reflection on the collaborative process of rehearsing and performing arrive, create: a Dance made by Many. My intention for the work was to deconstruct the traditional performance paradigm, focusing on constructing a generous performance atmosphere. During the rehearsal process the cast collectively worked to develop an ensemble dynamic for improvisational dance making. The construct of the performance encouraged the audience to engage with the work, both physically and imaginatively through sensory interaction with objects as well as verbal conversation. This document: recalls my background in dance improvisation; explores the relationship of philosophical and dance-making practices; discusses th... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Wall-Maclane, Laurel Jasmine (Author) / Standley, Eileen (Advisor) / Fitzgerald, Mary (Committee member) / Etheridge Woodson, Stephani (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Dance / Performing arts / authorship / collaboration / dance improvisation / ethics of care / identity / phenomenological
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 81 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note M.F.A. Dance 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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