The piece WAKE UP BREATHING holds personal significance as an investigation of thought-provoking issues of breathing through film installation, video and live performance. This research specifically addressed how breath training exercises enhance dance performance and improve a dancer’s control of their body, as well as how these exercises can function as material for choreographic inquiry. During the creation of the concert, the choreographer employed breath building exercises and applied different breath techniques with a cast of nine dancers.
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- Partial requirement for: M.F.A., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-40)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Dance