Starting this weekend!!!
Movement/Voice Improvisation Workshops
For Actors, Singers, Dancers and movers of all kinds
with Janis Brenner,
an Award-winning dancer/choreographer/singer/teacher and Artistic Director Janis Brenner & Dancers in NYC
Sat, NOV. 12th, 11:30am to 1:30pm at CHI MAC
Sat. DEC. 10th, 11:30am to 1:30pm at CHI MAC
($12 per class)
JANIS BRENNER has toured in 33 countries and is recognized as a "singular performer" with a multifaceted artistic range. Honors/grants include: a NY Dance & Performance Award (a "Bessie") for her performance in Meredith Monk's "The Politics of Quiet", Lester Horton Award for Choreography in L.A., NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, The Fund for US Artists at International Festivals, The Trust for Mutual Understanding, UNESCO and a commission for the interdisciplinary work, "The Memory Project", from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Her work has been commissioned/restaged on more than 45 companies and colleges. She performed with Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble from 1990-2005 (recording on ECM Records). Ms. Brenner was with the Murray Louis Dance Company from 1977-84 and worked with Rudolf Nureyev, Placido Domingo, Dave Brubeck Quartet, Joseph Papp, Bat Sheva Dance Company in Israel, and Alwin Nikolais. Janis Brenner & Dancers has performed throughout the U.S., Asia, and Europe since 1989 and has been presented by leading NY organizations. Brenner is a sought-after Master Teacher conducting workshops and residencies in dance technique, improvisation, composition, repertory and voice/movement integration throughout the world. KYL/D is honored to host Janis, who also was the original vocal coach and lead singer in BEYOND THE BONES production in NYC. Workshop participants may be invited to perform BEYOND THE BONES with KYL/D in March 2012.
Chi Movement Arts Center, home of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
1316 S 9th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(one block south of Pat's and Geno's cheese steak giants, between Wharton and Reed)