Anatomy of Presence with
Leigh Evans (workshop cancelled)
Nov 18 (Fri. evening) – Nov 20 (Sun. afternoon)
What is presence? How do we awaken presence in the body?How can we cultivate this intangible quality that draws people in and leaves an image burning in the mind? Streams of awareness dissolve the rockbed of forgotten inner landscape. Contact the energetic source of your creativity and cultivate inner presence. Develop an intuitive, awakened body, through Butoh, Suzuki Theater Method, Indian Odissi Dance, Yoga, and Authentic Movement. Awaken awareness practices to integrate unconscious impulse with conscious creative expression.
Straddling both the dance and theater worlds, Leigh Evans ' work has been presented at numerous experimental theater festivals in New York City. Her new work, "Quiet to Departure" was presented at PS122 at the undergroundzero festival, July 2010. "Traces", presented at the soloNOVA Festival May 2009, was nominated for three New York Innovative Theater Awards, 2009. (Best Solo Performer, Best Choreography, Best Performance Art Production) Her work has also been presented at The Ontological-Hysteric Theater, PS122, New York Butoh Festival (at CAVE), CRS “Tribute to Butoh”, Manhattanville College, and Studio 303, Montreal. Leigh lives in New York City and teaches workshops and classes in yoga and performance nationally and internationally.
Total Workshop Fee = Tuition + Room & Board.
Tuition (4 Tier Sliding Scale):
Student Rate: Student or unemployed: $200
Regular Rate: Employed but struggling: $235
Professional Rate: Employed, making a livable wage: $270
Contributor Rate: Support Earthdance Scholarship Fund: $305
Room & Board: $150
Deposit Required*: $75
Arrival Fri 11/18 after 5 p.m.
Last session ends Sunday afternoon 11/20
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*You will not be officially registered until we receive your deposit. If your registration is cancelled up to 3 weeks prior to a workshop, you may either transfer the entire deposit amount to another event or be refunded 1/2 of the deposit. Cancellations within 3 weeks of the start date are not eligible for a refund or transfer.