Archive of Interview

Choreographer/dance maker Minna Harri interviews fellow Finnish citizen and master artist Alpo Aaltoskis

on May 15th, 2013 in Article, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Interview, Mapping by | No Comments

Here are some of the discussions we had, translated from Finnish. (I take responsibility for any errors in translation.) M: I looked at the “Deep” trailer online and paid attention to the difference between the live dance and the video. The video is much older, made in the 90s as…

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Without the Surrender You are Just a Robot – Abby Crain interviews Jeremy Wade

on January 21st, 2013 in Article, Arts Building Consortia at Kunstoff, Blog Salon, Dramaturgy, Dramaturgy In Dance, Interview, Mapping, Special Presentation, VASE Program, WORKSHOP by | 1 Comment

Jeremy Wade is coming to the Bay Area to present his piece FOUNTAIN at  CounterPULSE on January 25th and 26th, 2013, followed by a weeklong [VASE] offering by The New Arts Building Consortium at Kunst-Stoff Arts titled Articulating Disorientation – A Workshop (Improvisation/Exploration) from January 28th – February 1st.  (For more info see…

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Archive as Performance – Julie Potter Interview with Bebe Miller Company Dramaturg Talvin Wilks

on January 14th, 2013 in Article, Blogroll, Interview, Mapping, Slider, Slides, Special Presentation by | 1 Comment

Earlier this month writer, dance maker, curator Julie Potter and  Talvin Wilks, dramaturge for Bebbe Miller Company discussed his role as a collaborative dramaturg in a process which employed historical thinking to generate a dance. Here in the interview. JP: Bebe Miller mentioned that A History emerged from your conversations…

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SF choreographer Jesse Hewit interviews Headlands Center for the Arts resident alumni Melinda Ring about Mouse Auditions.

on October 19th, 2012 in Article, Community Partner Program, Dramaturgy, Interview by | 2 Comments

  About Melinda Ring.  Melinda’s work is informed as much by the concerns of experimental film, visual art, and theater, as developments in new dance. She is more interested in questioning why and how to make dances than resolving the answer, she’s produced works with titles like Impossible Dance, Hmmm……

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On Structure, Process and Toolbelts, from a playwright, a director and a Lead. By Jorge deHoyos.

on May 30th, 2012 in Article, Blogroll, Dramaturgy, Interview, Theater by | No Comments

As part of THEOFFCENTER Dramaturgical Conversation Series, TOC’s [**]! SPACE Coordinator and local dance theatre maker Jorge deHoyos sat down with Playwright Daniel Tabott, Director Andrew Nance and Lead actor Evan Johnson to talk about structure, process and other considerations of staging SLIPPING.  This interview happened right at the start of preview week. Sunday…

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At The Service of Ambiguity, A Fragile Body – An interview with EIKO and KOMA.

on March 20th, 2012 in Community Partner Program, Interview, Special Presentation by | No Comments

About Eiko & Koma:  Since 1972, Japanese-born choreographer/dancers Eiko & Koma have created a unique and riveting theater of movement out of stillness, shape, light and sound. Eiko & Koma dance about what matters to them. Thier subjects are elemental; their message pitiless yet humanistic. Both their choreography and stagecraft…

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Ernesto vs Philip

on August 16th, 2011 in Interview, Mapping, [PIS] by | No Comments

6:48 AM you have any questions.. me: no, just opinions as usual 6:49 AM Ernesto: tell me me: i don’t like it Ernesto: hehe what about it dont you like me: the concept is looking too backwards, and i dont think a map is worth anything 6:50 AM Ernesto: really…

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Robbie Sweeny is “Some Irish fag”

on July 1st, 2011 in Interview by | 1 Comment

  In Conversation is  a project. In Conversation is like much of what we do, an experiment.  At THEOFFCENTER we feel it is our duty to document what we see, who we are, who we are inspired by and how all of those often intersect.  As part of this project we mean…

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