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May 28, 2021: BUTOH & LANDSCAPE UNDER SKIN EXPLORATIONS by Geneviève Johnson

In this blog, you will find a series of Butoh and Landscape Under Skin Theatre exercises.You can explore them as individual exercises to create short poems in motion.Make them yours by being creative with them. Why did I choose these explorations in particular?I put these explorations together because they specifically relate to the individual workshop sessions I will be providing throughout the month of June.Some are new exercises. Some were in previous blogs.I gathered them …

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February 5, 2021: USING OBJECTS IN MOVEMENT EXPLORATION & CREATION by Genevieve Johnson

(Relics – photo by Mathieu Rivard) I very often work with objects in my creation. I use objects as constraints, inspirations and/or starting points in my poems in motion. It can be: Objects I find in nature (a stick found at Diver’s Lake for Nested: Lean and Rise below ) – or thrifting (a kimono found in a Tokyo flea market for Relics above) Objects I make alone and with others ( knitted kimono for Nested… …

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January 1, 2021: RESTRICTIONS AS SPRINGBOARDS TO RENEW YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS by Genevieve Johnson

A year and a half a go I started to have a sharp pain in my right hip. A pain that would stop me in my movement, would it be walking or dancing. An even worst pain at night: throbbing so deep, it would pound from my ribcage to my foot. Because I am a dance artist, physio, chiro, massage therapists were thinking I suffered all sort of  injuries. But… A simple x-ray showed (the …

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