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Movement workshop and conversation with Ishmael Houston-Jones
November 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Movement Workshop and conversation with Ishmael Houston-Jones
Part of the Saturday class schedule as a part of School for the Movement of the Technicolor People
After our weekly warm-up with Ché Turay, dance artist and choreographer Ishmael Houston- Jones will lead a movement workshop and presentation on his own work from 1-4pm.
Ishmael Houston-Jones is a choreographer, author, performer, teacher, curator, and arts advocate known for his improvisational dance and language work. This work has been performed in New York City, across the United States, in Europe, Canada, Australia and Latin America. Houston-Jones and Fred Holland shared a 1984 New York Dance and Performance Bessie Award for their work Cowboys, Dreams and Ladders performed at The Kitchen and he shares another Bessie Award in 2011 with writer Dennis Cooper and composer Chris Cochrane for the 2010 revival of their 1985 collaboration, THEM. THEM was performed at Performance Space 122 (PS 122) New York’s American Realness Festival, Springdance in Utrecht, Tanz im August in Berlin, REDCAT in Los Angeles, and Centre Pompidou in Paris. Watch a trailer for THEM here.