June 17-28: CGP Summer Intensive

Control Group Summer Intensive Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays June 17 – 28 10am-1pm + 10 hours of open studio time Cost: $150 / $120 online early-bird (before June 1) Partial scholarships available for movement professionals Dive into Control Group’s process and aesthetics in a two week intensive combining movement technique and dance-theatre composition. Explore a unique choreographic process, […]


July 17-18: Presence and Embodiment – A Weekend Intensive

July 17, 10-5 and July 18 11-4
PHCA’s Professional Development Program presents
Presence and Embodiment: A Weekend Intensive with Control Group, Kim Olson/sweet edge, and Syzygy Butoh

This workshop addresses Presence as the foundation for physical performance, developing techniques and approaches for more full, diverse, and compelling embodiment of dance vocabulary, movement improvisation, and the choreographic process. Equal parts technique, theory, and application, this workshop stimulates new perspectives to familiar movement and leads our bodies into fully unique and unexpected vocabularies and aesthetics.
Each day will begin with a dance technique class that leads into topical explorations in repertory, improvisation, and choreography. Vegan, gluten-free lunch is included on Saturday.

Schedule: Saturday 7/17, 10am-5pm
10am-1pm Creating from the Blank State: Aesthetics Choreography Lab (I) with Kim Olson (sweet edge dance)
1-2pm Lunch
2-3pm Yoga and Meditation with Kristine Whittle (Control Group)
3-5pm The Body Template of the Universe: Improvisation with Nathan Montgomery (Syzygy Butoh)

Schedule: Sunday 7/18, 11am-4pm
11am-2pm Embodying Repertory with Patrick Mueller and Kristine Whittle (Control Group)
2:30-4pm Aesthetics Choreography Lab (II) with Kim Olson (sweet edge dance)


Workshop with OosImaginary

July 9, 2-5pm PHCA’s Professional Development Program presents a workshop with OosImaginary (Chicago): Improvisational Performance Cost: $10-$30 sliding scale Location: The Packing House Center for the Arts 835 E. 50th Ave. Denver, CO 80216 View OosImaginary performance trailer here We will explore physical, mental, vocal, musical, verbal, and imaginative processes necessary for “total” improvisation. Drawing […]


Newsletter 6/8: GET INTENSE! How to move when you move…

Dear Friends, Fans, and Associates, The schedule is out for this weekend’s not-to-be-missed perspective-altering intensive for experienced performers and movers. I’m no longer hedging this statement: it REALLY WILL tie you to an art-powered rocket and shoot you through a mountain into another dimension, JUST LIKE BUCK ROGERS… And it’ll be at least that intensely, […]