CS

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 84

Blog for dancers, choreographers, critics, pedagogues


Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 327

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 334
11.10.2019, 11:22:59   |  Photo: Zuzana Žabková  |   Category: Dramaturgy, Space & context, Interdisciplinarity, Process of making, Education, Art & Society

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 348

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 363

What does mean to be helpful?

Key words:
Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 376
style="display: none;">

During the Round Table: Choreographing now  two coaches Kathy Casey and Ana Dubljevic were sharing the insides of their dramaturgical processes in the frame of the Residencies with Coaching.  The Round Table took place on Sunday, August 25th 2019 in the National Gallery Prague, For those who could not be there, we asked one of our coaches Kathy Casey - dramaturge and artistic director of Montreal Danse to share the notes of her conference on  What does mean to be helpful in creative process?

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 377
>

How to be helpful? 

Conference in Prague/ Resiedencies with Coaching 

 

Areas of focus

  • What are different ways we can talk together.
  • Creation teams and their dynamics.
  • How can we take on creation problems: blockages, uncertainties dislikes, too many choices, stress, etc.

Guiding principles as a dramaturge

  • Build trust
  • Don’t assuming knowledge
  • Have faith in process
  • Believe in group (people)
  • choices are the nature of the work – be careful

 

Research during a creation

  • What is the language of this project
  • What is known about this project
  • What is the practice of this project

 

Current questions:

  • What is the invitation
  • What is missing
  • What is too much
  • What is not enough
  • What knows itself too much
  • What doesn’t know itself enough

 

All of these are ways of asking:  What are ways to be helpful?

Talk about dramaturgy roles (these frequently come up when people talk about what a dramaturge does) which are various ways to be helpful – there are many others…

Sounding board

Reference giver

Thinker

Supporter

Provoker

Writer/namer

First Audience

Advice giver

Critic

 

I’d like to share some thinking models outside the art field that have been useful for me.

6 thinking Hats by Edward de Bono

Black hat - what is not good about an idea, usefulness of banning it

White hat - what do we know

Green hat - finding ideas

Red hat - how do we feel about it

Yellow hat - what is good about an idea

Blue hat - meta, how are we going to think about something - structure of thinking

Green hat - opening out or going in

So questioning can become a tool for reframing or unframing what we know or ways we are comfortable with seeing work, ideas, possibilities etc.  So that there are cracks for different ideas or approaches to emerge.  To do this, we have to unhook from our knowing as well and stab into the dark.

 

Lateral vs critical thinking - movement in ideas rather than finding solutions

Provocations:

Oblique Strategies by Brian Eno, Cunningham IChing, words in dictionary, - the more unrelated or random they are to what’s happening, the more they can get thoughts in motion. Playful but using them takes faith that it’s worth it and not a waste of time.  You don’t try to aim at a solution.

Reframing:  Shifting how you are thinking about something and then yellow hat

  • Put in question a basic assumptions:  Taking away sound in Instant Community when everything had been based on talking to create community - believing in work
  • Getting rid of things: everything but what you love  OR  getting rid of what you like the most.   Always in my mind : (when) will we get rid of the first thing we really like
  • Byron Katie – Turn arounds    Shoulds and find what’s good in it (my kids should be more respectful to me - my kids shouldn’t ..., I should be more respectful to my kids)

FLOW

Flow theory as a way to look at creation problems – Look at chart

 

Components

Jeanne Nakamura and Csíkszentmihályi that you need all of the following to be in flow


Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 571

Notice: Undefined variable: idDetail in /home/www/se-s-ta.cz/www/se-s-ta.cz/inc/blog.php on line 577

Podmínky provozu blogu:

  • Pouze registrovaní uživatelé mohou vkládat příspěvky
  • Registrovaní uživatelé mohou své příspěvky upravovat nebo mazat
  • Uživatelé nesmí vkládat příspěvky, které nesouvisejí s danou tématikou nebo mají nesmyslný obsah
  • Uživatelé nesmí vkládat příspěvky, které jsou neslušné, urážlivé nebo diskriminující
  • Uživatelé nesmí propagovat reklamu nebo šířit tzv. hoax zprávy
  • Uživatelé nesmí jakkoli porušovat autorská práva
  • Provozovatel si vyhrazuje právo mazat příspěvky, které porušují výše uvedená pravidla
  • Provozovatel si vyhrazuje právo zrušit registraci uživatelům, kteří porušují výše uvedená pravidla
Nahoru
Korespondance

SE.S.TA provozuje festival
současného tance KoresponDance
SE.S.TA na Facebooku

SE.S.TA
na Facebooku
SE.S.TA na YouTube

SE.S.TA
na YouTube
MKČR  Hl. m. Praha

Celoroční činnost SE.S.TA je podporována Ministerstvem kultury ČR a celoročním grantem hl. m. Prahy ve výši 400 000 kč.