with roots in the past:  the outliner

with roots in the past: the outliner

I’ve noticed that from the 80’s onward, every once in a while I’ll want to do a dance with a contraption. By this I mean with an object that expresses in a material form – another medium than dance – an idea we live and abide by, in dance.

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Stefan Smulovitz on composing THE OUTLINER

Stefan Smulovitz on composing THE OUTLINER

The OUTLINER, an otherworldly work with a suitably otherworldly process, in many different cities and times. Move, adapt, respond, offer, respond.

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Ron Stewart:  Older and Reckless in the Nation’s Capital

Ron Stewart: Older and Reckless in the Nation’s Capital

The Canada Dance Festival is underway in Ottawa, and Jennifer Mascall’s solo GRAFT, performed by longtime MascallDance associate Ron Stewart will be performed there in good…

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On studying Body Mind Centering with Jennifer Mascall

On studying Body Mind Centering with Jennifer Mascall

I would notice that I was dancing. It felt effortless and it felt great. I would dance until I was finished, and after, I would be in a different place than before I was dancing. I never remembered how I would start dancing.

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Meet the Artist:  Nathan Wiens

Meet the Artist: Nathan Wiens

When it comes to dance, it’s all about process.

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Studio glimpse:  Jennifer Mascall with Robin Poitras and Nathan Wiens

Studio glimpse: Jennifer Mascall with Robin Poitras and Nathan Wiens

Poitras, Wiens and Mascall: dowsing under a microscope.

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Meet the Artist:  Amy Donnelly

Meet the Artist: Amy Donnelly

It all started with ballet. With shyness. Little did my parents expect 14 years ago that I’d step out of my bubble, all the way to Canada!

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June 1 @ 7pm:  Philosopher’s Cafe

June 1 @ 7pm: Philosopher’s Cafe

Are artists thieves? what is performing? Is the news a stage? art artists historians or journalists?

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GRAFT WEEK FOUR: COSTUME

GRAFT WEEK FOUR: COSTUME

  Thank you for all of your music ideas!! Jennifer read your comments and experimented with a variety of music, with the rhythm and melody…

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GRAFT WEEK 3: MUSIC

GRAFT WEEK 3: MUSIC

    Thank you for your suggestions about the choreography’s ending! Thank you for your suggestions about endings for the work you are creating with…

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