WOW  19-23 August /  2013

WOW 19-23 August / 2013

Excerpted  from an item in Vancouver Observer Arts Beat  written by Andrea Rabinovitch:

Explore your body’s movement potential with master teacher Jennifer Mascall.

As Artistic Director of MascallDance since 1982, Jennifer Mascall investigates the potential of the human body moving in space to expand our preconceived notion of contemporary dance. With Way Out West she offers her considerable knowledge and wisdom for a one-week summer intensive August 19-23. Including technique, improvisation, experiential anatomy, performance and yoga, it is designed for dancers and other movers.

“The inception, ten years ago, was based on celebrating the Vancouver teachers and supporting them in their work. I realized that professional dancers needed to have a teacher that they could return to and also a way to get into shape before the teaching and performing season began,”shared Mascall during a phone conversation.

“The Body/Mind Centering technique class can work for anybody” , Mascall clarified. “Yoga teachers, dance therapists, people who have never danced but are curious about somatic (of the body) expression and also people who are interested in working with me as a performer/creator on an ongoing basis.”

Mascall Dance just finished performing The Nijinsky Gibber Club (NGJC) at Dancing on the Edge 2013, It featured the mixed media talents of dancers Darcy McMurray, Billy Marchenski, and Amber Funk Barton, Videographer Sebnem Ozpeta and Storyteller Barbara Adler in a hilariously inventive piece about ….       Enjoy more of this article here.