AsTheAirF3-indexHave you been enjoying the spectacular As the Air Moves Back From You in the Fosdick-Nelson? If not there is still time to get involved, see a performance or two or three, and take a master class! It is all free and open to you!  Learn more about it here: http://fosdicknelson.alfred.edu/exhibits/1415/air-moves-back/
Also before the performances there is something lovely happening from 11 until the performance.  Music by John Laprade, Costume by Marketa Fantova. Click below to see the schedule and learn more about the classes offered this week.

Wed, Feb. 11, 12:30 pm
Performance by Kristi Spessard (15 min)
Thurs., Feb. 12, 12:30 pm
Performance by Kristi Spessard (15 min)
Fri., Feb. 13, 12:30 pm
Performance by Kristi Spessard (15 min)
Sat., Feb. 14, 2:00 pm
Performance by Kristi Spessard (15 min)

These classes will thematically tie in with sensory and performance ideas Spessard incorporates in her performance in As the Air Moves Back from You

Tues., Feb. 10, 11:20 am – 12:35 pm
Kristi Spessard
Improvisation Master Class
Miller Performing Arts Center, Studio 300

In this workshop we will use blindfolded led improvisations to build trust – an essential ingredient in any performance setting.  We will use these improvisations to make a sensory inspired tiny dance to share with the group.Improvisation is about being open to the ‘what if’.  Our what if will be – How does limiting our main sense (vision) inspire our creative potential?

Wed., Feb. 11, 3:30 – 4:35 pm
Kristi Spessard
Performance Techniques Master Class
Miller Performing Arts Center, Studio 300

In this workshop we will explore FOCUS. We will do this through raucous and quiet PLAY!  Some ideas we will work with are: Internal & external focus; the power of using senses in everyday and performance interactions; and how to use focus as powerful expressive performance too