General News · 27th June 2011
Dances (with)(in) Nature workshop will be hosting an open evening for the Cortes Community on Monday July 11, 2011 at Mansons Hall from 7-9pm. This evening is by donation. First day of the 5 day workshop is monday and monday evening is a chance for the community to meet and dance with Jay Ruby. Contact improv, butoh, physical theatre, yoga and bodywork are some of our departure points.
Jay Ruby invokes theater to animate social space and invigorate collective reflection. He has studied theater in Berlin and Denmark, and supplemented his theatrical training through learning experiences with David Clarkson of Stalker Theater, Diego Pinon Ritual Butoh Mexicano, Contact Improvisation practitioners Steve Paxton and Nancy Stark Smith as well as travel to examine ritual and performance in Bali and Mexico. Jay practices Ashtanga Yoga and Vipassana.
PAY WHAT YOU CAN, GIVE WHAT YOU FEEL. THIS WILL BE AN ALL LEVELS OPEN EVENING. COME DANCE YOUR INNER DANCE WITH ABANDON, GRACE AND SENSITIVITY. JAY IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RESPECTED THEATRE AND DANCE DIRECTOR.