Mash-Up Workshop with Jasmine Hearn & Angie Hauser
Thursday, March 25 at 2:30-5:30pm EDT
*Join Jasmine Hearn and Angie Hauser in conversation with Hyp-ACCESS and Angie Pittman on Wednesday, March 24 at 6pm EDT
ABOUT THE CLASS:
Through witnessing and responding to the other, Jasmine and Angie, will share frameworks for practicing dance improvisation and movement research. With overlapping interests in the craft of intention and awareness, Angie and Jasmine guide this movement-based workshop which encourages poetic instincts born from both practice and intuition. Come as you are, bring what you know.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Jasmine Hearn is from the occupied land of the Karankawa and Atapake people, now known as Houston, TX. A performer, director, choreographer, organizer, teaching artist, and a 2017 Bessie award winning performer with Skeleton Architecture, they have crafted and shared collaborative dance theater performances rooted in identity, memory, and the facilitation of creative space for feelings and fantasy. They are currently a company member with Urban Bush Women and a 2019 Jerome Foundation Jerome Hill Fellow.
As a teaching artist and choreographer, they are greatly influenced by teachers and mentors, Claudette Johnson, Byronné J Hearn, Marjani Forté-Saunders, Marlies Yearby, Kathryn Leary, Staycee Pearl, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, jhon r. stronks, Kendra Portier, Barbara Mahler, Pamela Pietro, Sherie van den Wijngaard, Joy KMT, Alisha B. Wormsley, Samita Sinha, and Li Harris. their commitment to dance is an expansive practice that includes performance, collaboration, sound, and garmentry.
Angie Hauser is a BESSIE award-winning choreographer and performer. Her work is grounded in improvisation and collaboration. She is a principal collaborator with Bebe Miller Company contributing to the work as a dancer, performer, and writer for 20 years. She and long-time collaborator, Chris Aiken, create improvised performance projects which bring together musicians, dancers, and designers. Other collaborators and influences of her work include Jennifer Nugent, K.J. Holmes, Darrell Jones, Kathleen Hermesdorf, and musicians Mike Vargas and Jesse Manno. She teaches dance technique, choreography, and improvisation internationally. She received her MFA from Ohio State University and is currently an associate professor and chair of dance at Smith College in Northampton, MA.