The Banshee

After completing our latest assignment, it turns out another compositional strength of mine is working with narrative elements.  Usually when I create movement it is just for movement’s sake.  However, I approached this assignment, using the song ” The Banshee” composed by Henry Cowell, a different way. After messing around with some movement, none of…

Compositional Strengths

After our first couple of studies we were finally able to move onto the floor.  That was a particularly exciting day because floor work is one of my strengths.  I am a resilient dancer so movement into and out of the floor is satisfying to me; Sofie Clemmensen’s movement is some of my favorite.  There…

Final Composition Study

Earlier in the year, our Composition I class became interested in the idea of doing an “ugly” study.  Upon further thought however, we were puzzled as to how to complete such a thing.  What would make some movement “ugly” but other movement “pretty?”  Our teacher, Daniel Roberts, eventually culminated our thoughts into our final project. …