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"Whatever it was, it was very good!"
surprised audience member after Elevator Music
“These sounds… some of them… I had to laugh, but it also did something to me. I really got this urge to fly!”
Midas Dekkers in reaction to our Insects Concert
“I have been listening full of of fascination to the Genetic Choir pieces. You appear to me as a vocal machine that is constantly searching, evaluating, probing, seducing, without any fear.”
an online listener to our Audio Page
Upcoming Concert Dates:
29th of March (Amsterdam) and 30th of March (Utrecht)
Two Concert-Performances as a conclusion to our research into voice and movement improvisation
A musical phrase, just as a movement phrase are the DNA of any music/dance improvisation performance. They are building blocks, that combined create more complex structures of dance, composition, story…And what are phrases themselves made of? Sounds, tones, rhythmical relationships in music, and for physical performers: smaller pieces of movements and the way they are pieced together in tension and timing.
Dance & Voice Performers/Researchers: Sarah Kate Gardiner, Maria Michailidou, Johnny Schoofs, Marc Alexander Nukoop, Virag Dezso, Moira Mirck, Petra Pieck, Marjolijn Roeleveld, Yinske Silva, Marisa Grande, Thomas Johannsen
Saturday 29 March at 19.00-19:45 in Amsterdam
DANSMAKERS, Eerste Helmerstraat 102 ½ (opposite 147)
- free admission to the performance
In the afternoon, dancers and singers can join an open workshop session (IC practice) where we will share results of our research (16:00 doors open, session 16:30-18:45, contribution: 15 euro) Please announce if you would like to join the session via writing a comment to this post (click here).
Sunday 30 March at 16:00 – 17:30 (with pause) in Utrecht
a performance in the BOILER ROOM series @
HET HUIS Utrecht, Boorstraat 107
Admission: 6 Euro
“The Secret Life of Phrases” has been a project by Marisa Grande & Thomas Johannsen, in collaboration with theGenetic Choir, the IC Practice of Dansimprovisatie Utrecht&Amsterdam and the Carpet Improvisation Research.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the performances and sharing this work with you!
Look in the Concert Archive if you want to read about our past concerts.