Archive for October, 2021

Life is a Dance

Sunday, October 3rd, 2021

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Our guest on Voices for the New Age on Wednesday October 6th at 1PM EDT will be Brigitta Herrmann, an award-winning dancer, choreographer and teacher.

 

Brigitta HerrmannAnchored in the Mary Wigman tradition of dance, Brigitta’s  teaching and  performing for over 50 years established her as a leading force in the arena of dance/movement improvisation and choreography.  As a co-founder and co-artistic director of Group Motion Co., and of Ausdruckstanz Dance Theater, she has created and collaborated with over 100 performance works, presented locally, across the US, and in Europe.

For the past fifty years she has co-lead Group Motion Friday night Workshops –a two-hour-long, nonstop guided process of dance/movement improvisation with live music.

The workshop combines highly refined structures of improvisation, movement meditations, and contact dance.  An ensemble of musicians supports this interactive space with live improvised acoustic and electronic music.

It has been conducted regularly every Friday night in Philadelphia since 1971 and has toured to festivals, dance centers, colleges, and schools in the US and other countries across the globe. Since the pandemic, it has been conducted on Zoom.

Brigitta is the co-author of Group Motion in Practice: Collective Creation through Dance Movement Improvisation