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Revelatory Juxtaposition, Collage and Language in Contemporary Performance


Abstract “Mierda.” was an original 50-minute solo dance and theater performance by Jordan Klitzke along with guest artist Gina Jurek that premiered from September 6-8, 2018 at Arizona State University. The creative tools of sensation, presence, and fantasy were applied in the development of an individualized movement vocabulary focused on the artist’s embodiment of contrasting ideas. That research was then further cultivated into an immersive theatrical collage that stimulated relational thinking and heightened consciousness. “Mierda.” was an example of a contemporary creative process that utilized the languages of dance and theater. The performance was a unique continuation of artistic research undertaken by pioneers in the dance and theater fields... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Klitzke, Jordan Alan (Author) / Standley, Eileen (Advisor) / Conder, Carley (Committee member) / Eckard, Bonnie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Dance / Theater / Performing arts / Collage / Dance / Improvisation / Performance / Spanish / Theater
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 56 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Dance 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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