INTENSIVE PRO TRAINING FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS AND INTERPRETERS ParticipantsL Nika Stein, Deepali Lindblom, Fabiola Ugarte Sarah Lochhead, Nadege Blackhall, Regan McQuoid, Jessica Ransom Alison Kause, Ainsley Hillyard, Kate Stashko, Alida Nyquist-Schultz PRACTICING PRESENCE Janin EDMONTON at MileZero Dance, DEC in TORONTO NEXT SESSIONS MARCH 2013 in Toronto based on ACTION THEATRE the work of Ruth Zaporah for movers, sounders in performance & education MORE INFO NOV 24 "Bald" with EnLai Mah Take Two Series 8:08 Scotia Studio Theatre Toronto OCT 11 " Small Carnival" commission for Ballet Jorgen Solos-Duets SEPT 29 "Bald Eagle " with EnLai Mah Series 8:08 Nuit Blanche at Dancemakers
My heart is a spoon more “One person couldn't feel all that, they'd explode!" said Ron. "Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have," said Hermione.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix LOVE LYRICS with Miguel Frasconi St. Catherines ON VOLARE Kaeja d'Dance commission for Porchview Dances: CDA'S 2012 Community Dance Award & Globe's BEST 2012
Speaker International Collaboration: Why? CanadianSocietyDanceScholars READ what we said HERE Speaker "Connecting the Dots" Dance Ontario Conference Speaker "Lighting for the 21st Century" workshop with Fujimoto Takayuki at UC Drama University of Toronto, at Brock University Theatre Dept Speaker "Psychonalysis and the Arts Series" with Dr. Mavis Himes Guest Artist "Manga from Edo to Now" Japan Foundation Toronto Speaker "Tools for Transformation" Performing Arts Educators' Exchange , Stratford 2011 Guest Teacher Dance Cream Studio Kochi Japan Nov 2012, Yelp! Athens Greece Oct 2012 Toronto "a little more KRIMA!"May 2011 film photos live music & dance at ANNEX LIVE
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MOMENTS IN TIME solo work for intimate theatres "the very heart of the human condition" Globe&Mail KRIMA! Big work, low tech, non-theatre "a coups...top 10 shows of 2009"Now
My Heart is a Spoon New work, dance-media Canada-Japan co-production looking for partners/presenters for next incarnation first incarnation Jan 20, 21, 22, 2012 The Theatre Centre
VIDEO SAMPLES available on request
TRAINING & CLASSESMORE INFO Now: PRACTICING PRESENCE: for movers _sounders based on ACTION THEATRE (Ruth Zaporah) Integrated Physical and Vocal Technique: for dancers, actors, movers, sounders. Cycles Performance and Creation Technique: breath, impulse, energy, simultaneous action. Alignment, Bodywork, Vocal training, Choreo mentoring: privates, small groups, mentoring by arrangement.
TO READ Writings on Collaboration book and dvd order here Dance Current "We are complex creatures" page1page 2 Choros Magazine about Maxine's voice-movement practiceEng Greek 1 Greek 2 Notes on Choreography & Choreographic Marathonshere Indonesia connections from "Friendship beyond Borders" published 2003here International Collaborations: Why? Sashar Zarif, Maxine Heppner, Marie-Josee Chartier, Mariko Tanaka at CanadianSocietyDanceScholars 2012 READ what we said here
... KRIMA! “a coup! simple in their power”Now Magazine, Toronto “an audacious choreographer....headlines writ large “ classical 96.3FM Toronto
Athens Greece2006 Toronto & Hamilton Canada 2009 more info
in Toronto's Top Ten Dance Shows of 2009! (Now Mag) Named with Nederlans Dance Theatre, DV8, National Ballet of Canada, TDT, MoonHorse Dance Theatre. Congratulations! all Krim-ers, krima'ites, krimalians.
KRIMA!on radio For CBC Radio "Here and Now" February 27,2009 Produced by John Gaudi
Many thanks to the Toronto Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, University College Drama at University of Toronto, the Japan Foundation and private donors for support of current projects.
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Since "My heart is a spoon" ....Project coordinator Janina Kowalski and administration associate Jonathan are both director shows for the New Ideas Festival. Jesshas been in on rehearsals for Porchview Dances to be choreographed by Maxine in July (a Kaeja d'Dance Commission). Sue is a Master now and just did a new dancework for the CanAsian Dance Festival. Sarah, Andrew,Araz and Miguel are playing like mad. Louis back from the Mannheim Ballet is once again in the centre of Toronto dance, Takako is still being fetted after her extraordinary performance in "spoon". Jiv premiers his Vikings play ...much more news about many more but prefer face-to-face...want to meet for coffee?
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