Empathetic Action in Performance and Personal Practice (Discussion)

How can we encourage audiences to look with in themselves and their experience? How can we encourage our audience to be witness to their emotions? How can we employ empathy as a revolutionary act?

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  Students in varying disciplines (art or otherwise) will experiment with how Authentic Movement and Contact Improvisation encourages an empathetic dialogue in there work and life.

Class will rotate between discussion groups and movement classes.  

Using Readings from:

  • Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire
  • The Undetermined Self by Carl Jung
  • Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovich  

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