7th Annual 11/11 Butoh Ritual with Spawning Salmon @ Mile 11 Hwy 11 @11:11am

Donation to 11/11 Salmon Re-Story-ation Project MomoButoh Dance Co & Butopia present:  7th Annual Butoh Ritual with Spawning Salmon at Mile 11 Hwy 11 on 11/11/13 @11:11am Open to all who wish to participate as artists or witnesses; near or far. We will co-create this butoh ritual re-story-ation & honoring of the salmon life/death cycle and how we are all inextricably connected. This year we focus...

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Dreams of Seasons Passed

This post is dedicated to this dreamy dancing life and some key performances that have arisen from soul, imagination and sensation during the past 5 moons (except Memorial Dance which was a homage to WW II veteran Kazuo Ohno presented on 5/31/10 with live video released publicly on 6/1/11 in memory of sensei’s passing 1 year ago). Memorial Dance was performed at Langley Middle School as part of the poetry of veterans shared for VRC Annual...

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The Elements Project: Flocking in Wind

SCORES with WIND & SPACE Like a lifetime friend or family member, like our homes and our body itself; we often take The Elements and the vital role they play in our lives for granted. This past week with the full moon, lunar eclipse, winter solstice and a 4 day retreat with the Grandmothers to practice deepening our connection with AIR; I was reminded of the profound debt I owe to all of The Elements; but especially to AIR. I do not know...

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Ca11 and Response

What does it take to survive? What is our most precious resource? Basic questions like this applied to The Elements Project are what stimulates me to action today….and every day (thanks to attending a “Dance Making for Performance” workshop with Karen Nelson using the Tuning Score this past weekend). I would say that it takes paying ATTENTION to survive. I would say that our most precious human resource is ATTENTION. Think...

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