Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Role Model: Pete Seeger

I just watched a very inspiring DVD, “The Power of Song,” about the life and work of Pete Seeger.  He’s a very important figure in the folk music revival of the 20th century in the U.S., and a voice that … Continue reading

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Already Broken

One of our core ensemble members, who I have collaborated with closely for the past 4 years, has just moved home to Japan. It is a great loss for me, and a great loss for our company. Julie Brown gave … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of the Maccabees

It is the third night of Hanukah (or the fourth, by the time I finish this post,) and I’m taking comfort in the Hanukah story in relation to my art-making. I see the main points of Hanukah centering around the … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Stillness

I heard an interesting thing in a talk by Buddhist Meditation teacher Joseph Goldstein tonight. He was speaking about concentration, and how developing concentration allows us to not be thrown off balance by thoughts, mind-states, feelings, events, etc. He said … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to Dandelion Dancetheater’s first blog! (For more info about the company, see www.dandeliondancetheater.org) I will be writing here about experimental performance as spiritual practice, which is one of my favorite topics to investigate and reflect upon. It is a … Continue reading

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