ICONS INSPIRE

Featured Choreographer of the Month

Lucinda Childs has been creating dances for almost sixty years. Her dances are, at once, lucid and mysterious – mathematically precise and unaccountable; conceptually pristine and hypnotic; spatially rigorous and transcendent. In creating works of such striking imagination, Childs has come to be regarded as one of the most original artists of our time. Suzanne Carbonneau spoke on behalf of ICONS with Childs about her career and her recent work.

 

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ICONS INSPIRE is a monthly digital portrait and a one-on-one interview with a groundbreaking choreographer. Get the insider point of view on an important dancemaker creative process, background and training to inspire, provoke and challenge your intellectual repertoire.

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Vlad Angelov talks about ICON SMART

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ICONS NEXT STEP is updated monthly with national and international listings featuring the latest choreographic residencies, creative opportunities, world premieres, events, trends, new books, movies, videos, and choreographic topics. 


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  • How do we teach choreographic craft?
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  • Teresa D. - By studying those who came before us in the field but also through our own experimentation and practical application of it. Growing through the process by trying, reviewing feedback, improving and trying again.
  • David P. - There are no recipes of how to create --- the only way to learn how to choreograph is to choreograph.
  • Joana L. - I think that every emerging choreographer should design their own method of learning the craft.

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