Archive of Dance Dramaturgy

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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The Past is a Grotesque Animal – Macklin Kowal interviews Mariano Pensotti

on February 16th, 2012 in Article, Theater by | No Comments

    Earlier this week Macklin Kowal, local choreographer and maker of performance art interviewed Mariano Pensotti about this work.  Here are the transcripts of the meeting. ——————————– Macklin: I was struck when I read your comments on the past, a central theme in El Pasado es un animal grotesco: “The…

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Outsider Tactics – Three questions for Dean Moss

on January 25th, 2012 in Uncategorized by | No Comments

. This past January 19 through the 21st, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presented the west coast premier of Dean Moss’s Nameless Forest.  As part of THEOFFCENTER effort to contribute critical discourse into dance performance, Tessa Wills sat down with Dean Moss and asked him a few questions.  Tessa: Hi…

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