Padl West Master Class With Darrell Jones

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PADL West presents internationally acclaimed dance artist Darrell Jones to teach a master class for the San Diego community.

Description:
Sissy: …a timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive
Vop: … a high-spirited kick tossed in the air

Sissy Vop is a collection of training counter rituals aimed at releasing enculturated oppressions in the body. Going to the edge of our physical limits is important for this release, and we will enter through a combination of rigor, rhythm and recuperative practices. Through training in (e)feminized movement modalities, sparring scores, solo states and group provocations, we will address the body and performance space as a site for transgression, transcendence and transformation.

Where:
White Box Live Arts
2590 Truxtun Rd #205
San Diego, CA 92106

When:
7-9pm
Thursday March 9

Cost:
$20 General/$10 Student

Contact:
padlwest@gmail.com

DARRELL JONES has performed in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and companies such as Bebe Miller, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown, Min Tanaka and Ralph Lemon. Along with performing Darrell continues to choreograph and teach. He has collaborated with other choreographers (Paige Cunningham, Lisa Gonzales, Damon Green, Angie Hauser, JSun Howard, Kirstie Simpson, Jeremy Wade), writers (Cheryl Boyce-Taylor), musicians (Jessie Mano, Brian Schuler, Justin Mitchell) and designers (Mawish Syed) in dance films, documentations and interactive multimedia installations. In addition to his collaborative work he continues to work in solo forms and has choreographed for professional and student ensembles (The Seldoms, University of Colorado, University of Illinois). Darrell has received choreographic fellowships from MANCC, CDF (Chicago Dancemakers Forum) and is a two time Bessie award recipient for his collaborative work with Bebe Miller Company and his most recent research in (e)feminized ritual performance. Darrell has also taught workshops and master classes in dance technique and improvisational processes throughout the United States and in other countries such as South Africa, UK, and South Korea. Darrell is presently a tenured faculty member at at The Dance Center of Columbia College in Chicago where he teaches classes in dance technique, performance and improvisational practices. His classes are informed by his training and studies in a variety of contemporary dance techniques and Traditional Dance forms.

*Darrell will be teaching a second workshop that is geared towards students, but open to the community on Saturday March 11, 10am-12pm at SDSU through the School of Music and Dance. If you attend the Thursday PADL class, the Saturday SDSU class is 1/2 price: https://www.facebook.com/events/721559481336677/?active_tab=about
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