Coalescence Overview

Each year Luther College hosts a forum where movement students, researchers, and professionals can come together to learn and discuss Movement Fundamentals.

Date: July 16-20, 2017

Outcomes:  Each artist/teacher/practitioner will learn to implement the guiding principles of the Movement Fundamentals curriculum into their own individual research, practice or training curriculum.

Who's invited: This is a methods and movement-based seminar for somatic educators, body and healing arts practitioners, professional and pre-professional artists/teachers.

Facilitator: Jane Hawley, professor of dance, M.F.A.

Where: Center for the Arts (CFA) located on the Luther College campus, Decorah, Iowa.

“What if we view dance artists as we do other artists in that we don't train painters to mimic Picasso. I am interested in training dancers that look like themselves and can do their own thing with this material."

—Jane Hawley in Radically Somatic, Lifetime Learners Dance Magazine Article, 2009.