Stephanie Skura facilitates two NEW Open Source Forms Programs in 2019

American choreographer and long-time SRT teacher & teacher-trainer Stephanie Skura is pleased to be facilitating & co-facilitating two new Open Source Forms (OSF) programs in 2019:   1) OSF & SRT Teachers’Conference & Advanced practice Weekend: March 7 - 11, 2019. Advanced Practice sessions open to all who have experienced the full spectrum of three…

“AN ACTION OF ORIENTATION – SKINNER RELEASING TECHNIQUE IN REFLECTIVE PRACTICE” – NEW ARTICLE BY SALLY DEAN & JULIE NATHANIELSZ

Sally Dean and Julie Nathanielsz have recently published an article about Skinner Releasing Technique in the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. "This article contextualizes and critiques Skinner Releasing Technique (SRT), the somatic dance and movement practice developed by American choreographer, dancer and teacher Joan Skinner. The writing arises from conversations between Sally E. Dean…

Celebrating 5 years of Moving Landscapes

This summer Skinner Releasing Technique Leeds had their 5th annual week-long SRT intensive. ‘Moving Landscapes’ integrates daily SRT classes in the studio with Improvisation and moving outside in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Skinner Releasing Technique Leeds comprises of Sophie Alder and Rosemary Spencer; who have a passion for bringing SRT to the north of England but also thoroughly enjoy sharing this…

RADIO COMMISSION, TALKING DANCE

Two SRT teachers Gaby Agis and Kirsty Alexander have curated a series of six, half hour radio shows. These conversations are between younger and mature dance artists in the UK. They specifically look at continuing practice and SRT is mentioned often. Do have a listen. The series was commissioned by the Choreographer's Gallery and produced…

10 NEW SRT TEACHERS CERTIFIED

We are delighted to announce that 10 new SRT teachers were certified at the end of April on the Greek Island of Syros at the wonderful Akropoditi Dance Centre. This international group of newly certified teachers are Alexa Schimd (Turkey), Ana Stegnar (Belgium), Bahar Vidinlioglu (Turkey), Deniz Soyarslan (Turkey), Julia Adzuki (Sweden), Kirsi Heimonen (Finland),…

SRT TEACHERS SALLY DEAN, JULIE NATHANIELSZ AND LILY KIARA TOGETHER WITH ARTISTS MARGIT GALANTER AND SUPRAPTO SURYODARMO, CO-FACILITATED A PROJECT IN INDONESIA IN JANUARY 2017, FIELD OF RECIPROCITY: INVESTIGATING PERFORMANCE, CULTURE & PRACTICE.

It was a three-week research project, into creating an environment of mutual exchange with a focus on performance, each participant bringing their own questions and interests. Facilitators convened a workshop to create a live, intimate, embodied exchange, as well as hold a conversational inquiry into culture, landscape, and our interactions with the place of Candi…

IS THIS HISTORY OR AM I JUST SEEING THINGS? – PERFORMANCE/SHARING OF PRACTICE ON 7TH APRIL IN LONDON

SRT has many aspects: dance technique; performer training; contemplative practice - among others.  SRT teacher Alex Crowe joins with Irene Cena, Gaelin Little & Srik Narayanan to bring together these dimensions of somatic movement in an event somewhere between performance and movement meditation as the performers share their ongoing practice of dance, spoken word and…