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Conversation with Alvin Hill
In this, the fifth and final episode of season one of act/re/act, I have a conversation with multi-media artist and DJ, Alvin Hill . In this conversation we discuss how Alvin began DJing in the 80s, how he prepares for a gig, the relationship he tries to develop with a crowd, DJing as an improvisation art, and his multi-media performance group, Alvin Hill Media Ensemble. Find out more about Alvin Hill here: https://www.alvinhill.com Find out more about me here:...
Conversation with Ferne Bronson
In this, the forth episode of act/re/act, I have a conversation with Founder and Artistic Director of Ko-Thi Dance Company, Ferne Bronson. In this conversation we discuss West African dance, improvisation, how Ferne finds the dance in the transitions between the steps, and some wonderful clay pots she found while traveling in Africa. It all adds up to an amazing conversation - I’m sure you will find this converstion with Ferne as insightful and delightful as I as did! Find out more about...
Conversation with Mark Chalfant
In this, the third episode of act/re/act, I have a conversation with Artistic Director of Washington Improv Theater Mark Chalfant. We discuss a multitude of elements of improv theater and WIT, as well as seek to find some common ground between theater improv and dance improv. I loved this conversation and I’m sure you will as well! Find out more about Mark Chalfant here: http://witdc.org Find out more about me here: http://www.danielburkholdertheplayground.org Find out more about the...
Conversation with Sharon Mansur
In this, the second episode of act/re/act, I have a conversation with long-time collaborator and friend Sharon Mansur. We discuss a range of subjects from why and when Sharon started exploring dance/movement improvisation as a performance form, to our collaborations, and her current projects. It was a wonderful conversation I’m sure you’ll love! Find out more about Sharon Mansur here: http://www.mansurdance.com Find out more about me here:...
act/re/act interview with Stephen Nachmanovitch
Joint host Daniel Burkholder for the primiere episode of act/re/act, a podcast exploring improvisation through conversations with improvisationaly based artists. In this first episode, Daniel is joined by musician and author Stephen Nachmanovitch, who you may know through his excellent book, Free Play. Daniel & Stephen discuss improvisation, the role of contraints and experience, as well as how an improvisational artistic practice relates to one’s everyday lift. Find out more about...