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Monday, April 8 2013

CalArts Office of International Relations and CultureHub present Rafael Lopez-Barrantes: Voice and Gesture Workshop/Residency

April 3, 2013 - April 10, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

CalArts, XBOX (Main Gallery Conference Room)

INSTITUTE / THEATER: Rafael Lopez-Barrantes, Associate Head of Programs in Performance in the Theater School, will conduct a voice and gesture workshop with students at The Seoul Institute of the Arts via Telepresence. CalArts students of all disciplines are welcome to join the workshop. Interested students are required to RSVP with Annie Kim at annie@culturehub.org.

CultureHub: http://www.culturehub.org

This workshop/performance art class is based on the extended vocal range techniques of the Roy Hart Theatre of France. The voice of each individual, as well as the group "voice" is explored in such a way as to contact sources of energy hidden deep within the body. The class begins with the voice of each individual just as it is. Therefore it is not necessary to have had previous vocal training to discover one's own expressiveness. Through breathing and body conditioning exercises we will approach sound, text and/or song. The movement/gesture work in the class evokes the world of dance-theatre and will be explored in connection to the voice.

The work is designed to:

  • Strengthen, free and develop the vocal range of the performer 
  • Establish the connection within its source, the body 
  • Represent the voice through gesture and movement 
  • Address the interdisciplinary vocal demands currently placed on the performer

Rafael Lopez-Barrantes: My experience as a performer, as a researcher and teacher of extended vocal range techniques, has to be traced to the work I did as a member of the Roy Hart Theatre between 1974 and 1991, where I contributed to building its center for the arts in the South of France.

It was out of this context that I became a co-founder of Archipelago Theater Inc. in France (1984) and USA (1989) creating and directing theatre works.

My years of research and performing with the Roy Hart Theatre, my commitment to the Puppetry Arts, my work on the Flamenco form as well as Japanese Traditional Performing Arts, and my teaching positions at Duke University as well as the American Dance Festival since 1992, have led me firstly to establish the principles and foundations which form the basis for artistic expression and secondly create a methodology designed to extend the vocal range of the performer.


Last edited by rsdavid on Apr 02, 2013

Found Art Competition 2013 Presented by Chiquita Canyon

April 6, 2013 - April 13, 2013
Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

CalArts, C-Art Critique Space and C-Art Courtyard

ART: Artworks from the 2013 Found Art Competition will be on view at the C-Art Critique Space and C-Art Courtyard. There will be an awards reception for the competition's winners on April 11 @ 5 pm. 

Last edited by rsdavid on Apr 09, 2013

Anne Frank Project

April 6, 2013 - April 12, 2013
Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 7:00pm
Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 9:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 9:00pm
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 12:00pm

CalArts, Coffeehouse Theater

THEATER: Original thesis inspired by Anne Frank's diary that discusses parental relationships, love triangles, and war through dance, language and history.

Last edited by dstears on Feb 19, 2013

Art School Gallery Exhibitions

April 8, 2013 - April 12, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 8:00am - Friday, April 12, 2013 - 5:00pm

D300 Gallery: Johanna Reed MFA ART

D301 Gallery: Chandler McWilliams MFA ART

L-SHAPE Gallery: Hye Jin Hwang BFA ART

MAIN Gallery Perimeter: Laurelee Pope MFA ART

A402 Gallery: Satoe Fukushima MFA ART

LIME Gallery: Arnulfo Reyes BFA PHOTO

MINT Gallery: Vivian Sming MFA ART

Last edited by Belmer on Feb 21, 2013

Graphic Design Visiting Designer Lecture Series: Otherwild

April 8, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm

CalArts, F200

OTHERWILD GOODS & SERVICES is a hybrid retail store and graphic design studio in Los Angeles, CA dedicated to design in it's many facets. As graphic designers,  we are inspired by the multidisciplinary talent that surrounds us, and are interested in a synthesis which merges the fine and applied arts. OTHERWILD's design vision is distinctly cross-disciplinary. As graphic designers, we incorporate our passion and respect for the handmade into our design work. Within our retail space we offer a curated selection of goods from jewelers, ceramicists, perfumers, artists, designers, herbalists, quilters, fabricators, musicians, witches, picklers, woodworkers, curators, photographers, dancers and publishers. This carefully curated selection expresses our aesthetic sensibility as designers.  We are absolutely dedicated to showcasing goods made with care by individual artists + designers rather than products that are mass produced. 


Last edited by dstears on Mar 20, 2013

Performer-Composer Graduate Recital of Tyler Jordan

April 8, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

CalArts, Roy O. Disney Music Hall

MUSIC: A concert of solo and trio music by Tyler Jordan. The concert will include big amplifiers and lots of low frequencies!

Last edited by rsdavid on Mar 25, 2013

Experiences in Transformative Time: New Work by Leighton Pierce

April 8, 2013
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 8:30pm

REDCAT: Leighton Pierce’s cinema transforms ordinary sounds and visual impressions into ecstatic experiences filled with new kinds of movements and sensory rediscoveries of the world. Often hovering between definition and abstraction, and between gestural implication and narrative meaning, his musical eye and ear find beauty and magic in everyday places and situations. Pierce’s work has been shown widely at festivals and museums, and this screening features two early 16mm films along with nine recent digital pieces, including Viscera, described by filmmaker Jon Jost as “an astonishing piece on the recreation of a presence through remnants of their being, memories of their gestures, as molded in the impressionistic contours of light. A film built upon cascading refractions. Read more

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Last edited by dstears on Jan 31, 2013
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