C+T technique/repertory class for teens

2nd generation YDC

cullen+them technique and repertory class  Mondays 4-6pm, Age: 12-15 $600/semester Semester 1: Monday Sept. 17th – Monday Dec. 17th Semester 2: Monday Jan. 7th – Monday June 10th Class is geared towards students who have some experience with movement and are interested in challenging themselves physically and creatively Students will practice Hypedestrian technique and will learn cullen+them repertory, using both …

HYPEDESTRIAN TECHNIQUE

Hypedestrian is a technique developed by Hannah Cullen and practiced by cullen+them. The technique takes movement inspired by pedestrian acts and gestures, and then manipulates, alters and deepens those movements to create work that is both dynamic and deeply intentional. Through the process of creating material, pedestrian motions are stretched, lengthened, intensified, and altered using space, shape, size, time and …

Hypedestrian Class for Adults

Hypedestrian is a technique developed by Hannah Cullen that aims to identify natural movement patterns which we use as a basis for building an individual’s unique physical vocabulary. The process identifies the innate physicality each person has, then digs deeper, using strengthening, improvisation and modern dance based technique to develop a relationship to your body and how it moves through …

YOUNG THEM

Young Them is cullen+them’s group for young people ages 7-9. The group will work collaboratively under Artistic Director Hannah Cullen’s direction to create movement and text based material about issues that are important to them. Over the course of each semester, the group will work to create a collaborative performance piece to be shared in the studio. Members of Young …

~spring messaround~

WHAT: Spring Messaround – our one year anniversary of these magical gatherings! WHEN: May 22nd, 7-10pm WHERE: 988 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn NY We’re back with our second SPRING edition of the Messaround. Let’s gather live to celebrate the creative potential of spring before the heat of summer lays her heavy hand on our heads. Come for an evening of collective …

SUMMER YOUTH INTENSIVES

TWO WEEKS THIS JULY!! cullen+them is hosting two weeks of summer intensives for two different age groups this July! The intensives foster an open, supportive and exciting environment for young people to learn, create and share with each other. We will be working over the course of one week to create a piece on the theme of compromise and negotiation. …

Mark it in Pencil

Mark it in Pencil Show poster

cullen+them and young dance collective, the two performing ensembles of cullen+them, come together for an evening of inter-generational performance under the direction of Hannah Cullen. In Mark it in Pencil these two ensembles developed work separately and together, collaborating on themes around unity and division. Starting with conflict, Mark it in Pencil aims to outline pathways towards resolution. Inhabiting different characters, the company examines …

WINTER MESSAROUND

On THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15th we will come together for the FOURTH seasonal messaround – completing one full cycle! It is the day after Valentines day and in the spirit of setting dates, sweaty hands, and empathetic connection — let’s MESSAROUND (you know what’s better than a date with one? A date with 70). We will gather at SIXTH STREET CENTER …

MESSAROUND: an origin story

I didn’t want to ask for permission anymore to share the work I was creating.  I didn’t want to have to present a finished idea to start receiving feedback. I wanted to go, to be messy, to start sharing now, to listen and to learn from the people who I felt the work was for. “If you want to build empathetic …