Lokomotiva – Centre for New Initiatives in Arts and Culture as a part of its program for contemporary dance is presenting Allyson Green, choreographer and visual artist, currently working as an Associated Professor in Theater and Dance at the University of California, San Diego.
Allyson Green is eminent choreographer and visual artist, her interdisciplinary work has been praised for "virtuosic" dancing framed in evocative landscapes that integrate original music, new media and vivid costume and set designs.
Based in New York from 1986-2001, Ms. Green was a noted performer and the rehearsal director in the companies of Yoshiko Chuma SOHK, Charles Moulton, Doug Varone, Randy Warshaw. Ms. Green has given numerous workshops in modern technique and improvisation in Europe, Eastern Europe, South America, and the United States. Her work has been particularly influenced by her teaching and choreographic research in East/Central Europe.
Green has visited Macedonia before in 1998 and 1999 developing successful collaborations and performing several of her choreographies in the frame of Youth Open Theater Festival (MOT 1998) and Skopje Summer Festival (1999).
Currently, Allyson Green is an Associated Professor in Theater and Dance at the University of California, San Diego.
As a part of its program for contemporary dance, Lokomotiva - Centre for New Initiatives in Arts and Culture together with Allyson Green are organizing a workshop from5 th till 7 thof September in the Universal Hall in Skopje. Classes will include elements of partnering, improvisation, and discussions of the art form.The workshops are created on hers extensive background in Cunningham, Limon, Ballet, Release and contact improvisation techniques.
On 9 th of September in the Space Gallery Press to Exit, in 20.30h, Allyson Green will have a presentation: “Heart beats light, contemporary art and dance in America”. As a part of the presentation Allyson Green will show fragments from her work as a choreographer as well works from other eminent choreographers from USA.