Saturday, May 7 Classes: The School For The Movement Of The Technicolor People

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Each Saturday in May, throughout the run of the exhibition, "The School for the Movement of the Technicolor People," Houston members of WXPT will host FREE public classes in the gallery. No reservations are necessary, and all experience levels are welcome. Come move with us!

SATURDAY, MAY 7

Session I: 1–2pm

Break Dancing

Taught by: Kenneth Owens

This workshop is an introduction to Break Dancing. The class will focus on foundational movements and skills as well as the cultural, historical and philosophical components of the art.

Session II: 2:15–3:15pm

Contemporary African Dance and the Theater of the Absurd

Taught by: Rosine Kouamen and Diane Tchiengoua

This class will combine contemporary African Dance with Theater of the Absurd techniques, using movement as a tool of non-verbal language and communication. Bringing together African movement aesthetics and popular dances with histories of Theater of the Absurd in African cultures, students will be introduced both to dance and a strong improvisational framework.

Session III: 3:30–4:30

WXPT Company Collective Practice
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By: DiverseWorks

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