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ZUZI! Releasing Into Aerial Workshop
September 21, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm MST
An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until September 28, 2015
Releasing into Aerial with Nanette Robinson
Monday, September 21 & 28
6:30 pm – 8 pm
ZUZI! Dance in The Historic Y.
738 N. 5th Ave. (corner of University Blvd)
Tucson, AZ 85705
This class is an approach to aerial dance through improvisation, partnering and Skinner Releasing Technique (see SRT description). We will explore approaching the trapezes as a way to create improvised and crafted solo dances or move as partners within an image based landscape. Formal aspects of trapeze technique will also be addressed as needed but the majority of the class will be exploratory and experiental. There will be solo times of partnering and shared group dances with the trapeze. Some aerial experience is required to attend these classes.
Nanette Robinson, choreographer, educator and dancer is ZUZI! Co-Founder and Artistic Director, holds a BFA in Dance from Temple University and is an introductory and ongoing certified instructor of Skinner Releasing. She has travelled internationally teaching and performing and has extensive experience as an aerial dancer and teacher having worked with Robert Davidson and Terry Sendgraff. Nanette’s choreography has been showcased locally with O-T-O, Zenith Dance Collective, Arts for All, University of Arizona Dance Department, Rick Wamer, “Mythos” Project, NEW ARTiculations, Funhouse Movement Theater, The Tucson Poetry Festival, the ADAA Showcase and the Flagstaff Summer Dance Festival. Nanette is currently teaching at Paolo Freire School, with Mirasol Recovery Treatment Program and ZUZI! School. She is thrilled to be a part of ZUZI!. It has been her home and artistic toolbox for creating dances, flying, teaching and working with all levels and ages of dance lovers.
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