Naname Choreography at NATC 2019 workshop 1

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Naname Choreography at NATC 2019 workshop 1

Date: 
Sat, 2019-08-10 15:30 to 17:30
Ticket price: 
N/A
Location: 

Portland State University
1620 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201

Description: 

Introduction to choreography for slant-style taiko.

Set List: 

prep
- samples on white board
- drums on stands to side
 

introductions
- name, group, naname experience: apricot, blueberry, mango

naname-centric warmup (Minh Nguyen)

choreo sample 1: R arm path
- phrase, first half
-- dan (12E) gon dan (3S) gon
-- dan (3N) gon gan dan (3N)

- sticking: clapping with partner
- bachi lag

choreo sample 2: X-pattern
- phrase: [go]don (rebound, clockwise cir.) gan gon dan (3N)
- momentum demo (Minh)

Feedback, Q/A
- What other stances might be possible?
- What are some possible L arm paths?
- How might we take a dance arm gesture and convert it to taiko?

Handtagonism demo

possible additional topics (as time permits)
- choreo sample 3: croise (upright stance)
- "zones" concept
- how to connect movements
- dan gon gan gon x2, daga (su su su) ga, dan gon gan gon
- making time with a drum
- playing along to music
- finding a use for the choreography
- support of one's group

Wrap up: 

Audience size: 
29
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