Improv > Improve

Why should a dancer improvise? Simply put, to develop a personal vocabulary. In my experience as a dancer, actor, choreographer and director, improvisation is the one tool that has taught me more about how to “be” all of those things better than technique classes, scene study, or preparing for rehearsals.

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The Big, the Bad, and the Wolfie

The making of “Be Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

After dancing with NEDT for several years, I decided it was time for me to choreograph for a change. Several heavy pieces already existed in our repertoire, so I wanted to do something light, and hopefully fun, for the cast as well as the audience.  Fairy tales and nursery rhymes have always been dear to me, and I decided to lean on a well known story... 

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