Helen Hale Dance performance – This Saturday

Helen Hale – “Sanity Ceremonies”  This Saturday, March 18th at 8:00pm, FREEEEEEEEEEE


Helen Hale, visiting artist, will perform “Sanity Ceremonies,” a one-act, one-woman multi-media dance performance. “Sanity Ceremonies” integrates dance with text, video, costuming, props, lighting, film, animations, and sound. Her inspirational work demonstrates what it means to live a conscious, creative, and joyful life.

Helen Hale is a dance maker, embodiment scholar, amateur philosopher, player, rhyme sayer, over-thinker, and plant enthusiast. She is the director of Helen Hale Dance. Helen’s work has been presented by the High Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Galleries at Moore, Hambidge Center, Dance Truck, Dashboard, The Lucky Penny, Spark and Echo Arts, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, Temple University, and WonderRoot, among others.

For Group B – Make Lab

Megan and Sarah would like you to do the following by Monday:

This weekend please catalogue all of the clothing you have with you at Alfred. Feel free to document this information in any format (ie: lists, charts, drawings, sculptures, photographs, etc.) Bring the documentation of your catalogue to class on Monday and be ready to share.


Workshop supplies

Almost time to start round 2.  Here is a reminder of your new workshops for the B Block.

You will be asked to bring some things back with you for the next block:

For both SeeLab courses (A and B groups) please bring 3 different colors of masking tapes

For Sarah Gotowka (Cash Money) and Myles’s SeeLab class (B group) please bring 8-10  embroidery flosses of various colors and kitchen dish rubber gloves

For both CoLab classes (C and D groups). Please bring a small bottle of baby-oil (or get a big one and you can share with a friend)

For Andrew Oesch’s FuseLab (D group) please bring a gift to exchange:

For your gift you are to bring the most valuable thing you are willing to give away.

Wrap this gift, and outside the package have a card, which describes the “story” of your gift. This narrative may describe the objects history, what it is, who made it, where it is from, why you deem it valuable.

We will use this gift exchange as a jumping off point to discuss what we value and how value is communicated.

You will be giving this thing away and you will be receiving a gift in return.