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Saturday, August 22 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
The Walking Dance: Bending Time and Space

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Limited Capacity seats available

“We all have an internal clock…and that clock is interesting”

This movement class aims, not only at shifting ones dance, but the participant’s perspective. Within shifts there is powerful creativity.
The Walking Dance was created with hints from the deeply graceful and expressive forms of Butoh Dance and Thai Classical. With a focus Body-Energy Awareness, The Walking Dance’s impact begins with movement but immediately resonates and stirs all corners of the life: its pacing, spacing, and awareness. Once the exercise is learned, it expands, empowers, and grounds. This work calms nerves, palpably affects the atmosphere of a room, and dramatically changes one’s relationship to time and physical expression in space.

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Akil Michael Davis

Akil Davis grew up with Hip-Hop dance in his everyday culture in Memphis TN. He moved to NY to study, received his Bachelors in Theatre from NYU TISCH School of the Arts, and has worked on many stages.  | | He has received extensive training in 4 different forms of Balinese dance, 3 forms of Thai Classical dance, Modern dance, Butoh, African, Ballet, Jazz, Kabuki, and Noh.  | Akil subsequently combined Balinese Thai Classical and... Read More →

Saturday August 22, 2015 2:00pm - 3:30pm
La Scène Principale | Main Stage (La Zone Orange)