Teaching History

Posted by Martin Keogh

Principal Teacher at the Following Festivals

Year

Location

Event

2005 and 2001–1988, yearly

San Francisco, Bay Area, California

West Coast Contact Improvisation Festival (includes inaugural festival)

2005 and 1997

Toronto, Canada

Festival of Interactive Physics (includes inaugural festival)

2004

Earthdance: Plainfield, Massachusetts

Western Mass Moving Arts Festival

(inaugural festival)

2004

Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Dance Complex

Boston Contact Improvisation Festival (inaugural festival)

2003 and 1996

Seattle, Washington

Seattle Festival of Alternative Dance and Improvisation

2002

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Contact Improvisation Festival

2001 and 1999

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Festival Otoñal de Contact Improvisacion (includes inaugural festival)

2001

Freiberg, Germany

Freiberg Contact Festival

2000

New York, New York

Movement Research Summer Festival: MELT

1999

Melbourne, Australia

Cecil Street Studios: Summer Improv Feast

1997

Oberlin, Ohio

CI25: The 25th anniversary celebration of Contact Improvisation at Oberlin College

1989

Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto

 “The Wisdom of the Senses” conference

1986

Palo Alto, California: Stanford University

“The Role of Art in Politics” conference: Seminar on gender roles and dance

 

Conducted Teacher’s Conferences:

Year

Location

Event

2004

Earthdance: Plainfield, Massachusetts

Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Exchange (CITE), co-facilitated with Nancy Stark Smith

2004

Chicago, Illinois

Great Lakes Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Conference

2003

Findhorn, Scotland

Co-presenter with Natanja Boeft at the 19th annual European Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Exchange (ECITE). “The Shamanism of Teaching Contact Improvisation”

2002

Earthdance: Plainfield, Massachusetts

Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Conference, co-facilitated with Shakti Smith

2001

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Conference for teachers from Argentina and Uruguay

2000

Budapest, Hungary

Consultant to the 16th annual European Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Exchange (ECITE)

2000

Auckland, New Zealand: UNITEK University

New Zealand teacher’s conference

1996 and 1995

Middletown, California

Northern California Contact Teacher’s Conference, co-facilitated with Anne Aronov and Ray Chung

1993 Copenhagen, Denmark Presenter at the 9th annual European Contact Improvisation Teacher’s Exchange (ECITE)

 

Master Classes, Workshops and Residencies

Conducted Overseas:

Including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, and Uruguay.

Year

Location

Event

2005

Moscow, Russia

Residency

2005 Helsinki, Finland Residency

2005 and 1999

Wellington, New Zealand: Toi Whakaari National School of Theatre, and Te Whaea, National School of Dance

Residencies, master classes and public workshops

2005

Bremen, Germany

Residency

2005 and 1999

Auckland, New Zealand: UNITEK  University: dance department

Residencies and master classes

2004

Montreal, Canada                                                    

Residency

2004 and 2001

Montevideo, Uruguay: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (National School of Fine Arts)

Residency and master classes

2003

Bratislava: Slovakia

Master class

2003 and 2001

Vienna, Austria: Tanzquartier Wien

Residencies

2003

Stolzenhagen, Germany: Stolzenhagen Tanz-Land Project

Residency

2003 Paris, France Residency

2003

Freiburg, Germany: Bewegungs-Art Freiburg

Residency and master class

2002 Barcelona, Spain: Societat de Investigacions d’ Arts Modernes de Barcelona (SIAMB) Residency

2001 and 1999

Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Residencies, teacher’s conference, and master classes, including a residency with Gerardo Hotchman’s Circo Gala and their circus school, Circo Azul

2000 Budapest, Hungary Residencies
1999–1998 San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (National School of Fine Arts) Adjunct faculty: courses, workshops, master classes, and performances

1999

Berlin, Germany: K77 Project

Residency

1999

Rosario, Argentina

Master class

1999

Brisbane, Australia

Residency

1999

Melbourne, Australia

State of Flux dance company residency and Cecil Street Studio public workshop

 

Intensive Trainings Conducted:

Year

Location

Event

2002

London, England

Chisenhale Dance Space

2002–1998, yearly

San Francisco and Oakland, California

“Planet Contact” (2002), “Lover’s Leap” (2001), “Soaring off the Mountain” (2000), “Ready!” (1999), “In the Eye of the Hurricane” (1998), all co-taught with Ray Chung

2001

Freiberg, Germany

“Lover’s Leap,” co-taught with Ray Chung

1991

Berkeley, California

“Engaging Thresholds,” co-taught with

Chris Mathias

1986–1987

Berkeley, California

“The Pacific Movement Intensive,” co-taught with the Motivity Dance Company

 

Dance Workshops and Trainings for Men:

Year

Location

Event

1994-1993

Mendocino, California

Mendocino Multicultural Men’s Conference: organized by Keogh’s Organization, The Dancing Ground

1993–1982

Mendocino, California

Mendocino Men’s Conference: organized by The Dancing Ground

1994–1992

Bay Area, California

Malestream: Movement for Men: dance

workshops including courses at the Berkeley Theological Union, Pacific School of Religion

1991

Ashland, Oregon

Master class

1991

Chico, California

Public workshop

1989 and 1988

Bay Area, California

California Men’s Gathering

1984–1983

Northern Minnesota

Minnesota Men’s Conference

1982

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Men’s Conference

 

Master Classes, Workshops, and Residencies

Conducted in the USA:

Year

Location

Event

Present–1998

Cambridge and Easton, Massachusetts

Various workshops, trainings, and master classes

2005

Carrboro/Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Residency

2005

Earthdance: Plainfield, Massachusetts

Residency

2005

Mezomanie, Wisconsin

Residency

2004

University of Montana dance department, Missoula, Montana

Residency

2004–1996

Interlochen, Michigan: Interlochen Arts Academy: drama department

Yearly residency

2004

Seattle, Washington

Residency

2004 and 2000

Luther College dance department: Decorah, Iowa

Residencies

2004 and 2003

Moab, Utah

Residencies

2004 and 2002

Redding, Connecticut: Peaceable Dance Barn

Residencies

2003, 1993, and 1991

Portland, Oregon

Residencies

2003, 1993, and 1991

Ashland, Oregon

Residencies

2003 and 2000

Prescott, Arizona: Prescott College: dance department

Residencies

2003 and 1998

Middletown, California: California Contact Jam

Artist-in-residence, master classes

2003, 1999, 1998, and 1997

Boulder, Colorado

Residencies

2003

Cocoa Beach, Florida

Residency

2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, and 1998

Washington, D.C. (in association with George Washington University)

Residencies

2002, 2001, and 2000

Richmond, Virginia (in association with Virginia Commonwealth University)

Residencies

2002

New Orleans, Louisiana

Residency

2002

Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

Residency

2001 and 1998

Chicago, Illinois

Residencies

2001

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Residency

2005, 2000, 1999, and 1998

Kalamazoo, Michigan: Western Michigan University dance department

Residencies and master classes

2000

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Residency

2000 and 1998

Traverse City, Michigan: Black Earth Collaborative Arts

Residencies and master classes

1998 and 1997

Oberlin, Ohio: Oberlin College

Residencies

1998

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Residency and master class

1998

Kalamazoo, Michigan: Kalamazoo College dance department

Master class

1998

Kalamazoo, Michigan

City-wide high school dance project

1998 and 1997

Princeton, New Jersey

Residencies

1998 and 1997

Santa Cruz, California

Residencies

1997–1980

Berkeley, California

Various workshops, trainings, and master classes

1996–1994

Bay Area, California

Consultant and teacher: Touchdown Dance,

contact improvisation for the visually impaired

1996–1995

San Rafael, California

Workshops

1992

Palo Alto, California: Stanford University dance division

First adjunct faculty member to teach contact

improvisation

1992 and 1990

Asheville, North Carolina: Warren Wilson College

Residencies

1991 and 1989

Mendocino, California

Residencies

1991

Menlo Park, California

Residency

1991

Chico, California

Residency