Service

How do you practice the art of service? Is it in the way that you lovingly prepare and serve a meal to your family and friends? Is it the way that you guard a beach? Is it the way you speak truth to power for marginalized groups? Perhaps since my family is anti-guns, military service is the last version of service that comes to…

Envisioning

Name teachers, projects or thought partners that have helped you to learn new languages and vocabularies each and everyday. Wouldn’t you like a guide or a teacher highlighting the next possible steps as you explore unchartered terrain? Let’s shift our minds towards furthering our movement education and securing a spiritual and spatial center. Can we simultaneously celebrate commonalities while recognizing difference? Yes, WE can!…

Modrinas

Teaching young people how to dance is one of the many gifts from above that I treasure most. This past Saturday I taught ModBallet (combo of Modern and Ballet) to two super bright fierce little beings on zoom. Their eagerness and ebullience are uplifting and energizing. I act as a witness and guide for the session while the Modrinas demonstrate steps and postures from…

Nuts & Bolts

Sylvana Christopher  Choreographer, Performer & Teaching Artist Sylvidancemaker@gmail.com, (202) 487-0097 CAREER OBJECTIVE Educate youth artists in study of performance and choreography. Employ dynamic range of styles and theatrical ability training at local studios and theaters. Engage with professionals across disciplines to produce accessible dance in the DC metropolitan area. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors in Performance & Choreography, OSU 1998-2002 Soul Infiltration Senior Project: 2 week…

Blush Recap

Found this creation called Blush from a few years ago. Makes me think about the people in the room who were there for me. People who I’ve watched develop their own distinct movement based communities. This improvisational solo was created and performed when I was narrowly falling out of relationships in my dance collective, love life and spiritual life. In short, there are people…