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by Ken Manheimer last modified Aug 22, 2011 10:48 AM
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Steve Paxton's 1977 Small Dance Guidance Page Mar 22, 2020 12:16 PM Notes taken from Steve Paxton's class in February 1977, during ReUnion’s teaching/performing tour of Contact Improvisation on the West Coast. Throughout the tour, the members of the 1977 ReUnion (Nita Little, Lisa Nelson, Steve Paxton, Curt Siddall, Nancy Stark Smith, and David Woodberry) transcri...
Quotes Collection Page Mar 16, 2020 09:55 AM Pithy quotes appeal to my yearning for clarity. Here are some of my favorites, organized around themes.
Real Faith Page Feb 11, 2020 04:14 PM My primary article of faith: Reality Exists. Duh.
"Myriadicity" Page Feb 11, 2020 04:13 PM I like depth, but sometimes need to widen my focus, notice more of what's around. I use "myriadicity" to refer to the abundance of the world, around and within, to be discovered.
The Exam Page Aug 02, 2019 07:25 PM Instructions: Read each question carefully. Answer all questions. Time limit -- 4 hours. Begin immediately.
Silly Craft Page Jul 26, 2019 03:29 PM Funny, feeble, and farfetched stuff.
Page Jun 20, 2019 06:31 PM
Welcome to Ken Manheimer's Website Collage Jun 20, 2019 06:31 PM I use this site to make stuff available in a lasting way, including work-related stuff and also casual musings and explorations. I try to be clear about which is which.
WebLog Page Jun 20, 2019 06:23 PM
WebLog Folder Jun 20, 2019 06:23 PM
A Description: What Is Contact Improvisation? Page Apr 22, 2019 03:54 PM CI is a cooperative movement game organized around a very simple premise. It offers an opportunity for extraordinarily deep and immediate physical collaborative play just for the sake of play.
Solo Contact Improv? Page Mar 12, 2019 01:00 PM Being able actively explore the CI way of moving at a jam while you're not partnering can enhance your experience, including helping with your availability and readiness for partnering. Exploring this idea over time, I've found ways to do this that evokes the state of alertness and engagement which ...
CI Sharing Balance Page Feb 26, 2019 11:30 AM Sharing balance with another person means cooperating in a fundamental, organic way.
Partings Collage Image Feb 25, 2019 08:01 PM Gathering with friends at the home of one who had been doing collage for years, we spent an evening creating our own collages. I came up with this one, informed if not inspired by sadness I was grappling with in recent parting from a several-year romantic relationship. I found that the piece did jus...
Poetry Page Feb 25, 2019 09:37 AM Sometimes I want say more than I am able. And sometimes when I try I wind up with more than I expect.
What People Do At Jams Page Feb 07, 2019 01:51 PM Here are some touch-points that may help in finding your way at Contact Improv jams.
The DC Jam's (Nearly) Monthly Underscore Page Feb 04, 2019 10:59 AM
Some Jam Discoveries Page Jan 23, 2019 11:35 AM I've been a central tender of the Washington, DC jam for many years now. At various points those of us caring for it struggled with fostering a robust jam, one that provides a good situation for newcomers and experienced dancers, alike. The jam has tended to be solidly attended, with lots of intent,...
Welcome! Page Jan 14, 2019 08:29 AM
Learning Contact Improvisation Folder Nov 22, 2018 05:55 PM Learning CI hinges on learning how to navigate and discover what works well in coordinating with another, and with yourself. While the fundamental premise of the practice - mutually following points of contact between you - is simple, what works and what doesn't can be obscured by the inherently col...
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