Archive for the “Dance Theatre Journal Articles” Category

Editing Dance Theatre Journal: Sex and Performance Special Edition

Editing Dance Theatre Journal: Sex and Performance Special Edition

I co-edited Dance Theatre Journal, special edition on Sex and Performance, with Doran George in 2013. Dance Theatre Journal is an academic but user friendly publication published by the Laban Centre, London.
We used the festival THIS IS WHAT I WANT as a lens through which to reveal the field of the intersection between radical sexual practice and radical performance practice in the Bay Area.… Read the rest

Editorial: Desire as a Force

Editorial: Desire as a Force

photo by Pat Mazzera
This is an article reprinted from Dance Theatre Journal: Special Edition on Sex and Performance, an academic but user friendly publication by the Laban Centre in London, which Tessa Wills co-edited with Doran George in 2013. We used the festival THIS IS WHAT I WANT as a lens through which to reveal the field of the intersection between radical sexual practice and radical performance practice in the Bay Area, and our work.… Read the rest

Forget Provocation Let’s Have Sex

Forget Provocation Let’s Have Sex

Editorial by Doran George
This is an article reprinted from Dance Theatre Journal: Special Edition on Sex and Performance, an academic but user friendly publication by the Laban Centre in London, which Tessa Wills co-edited with Doran George in 2013. We used the festival THIS IS WHAT I WANT as a lens through which to reveal the field of the intersection between radical sexual practice and radical performance practice in the Bay Area, and our work.… Read the rest

‘I hope this article gets me laid”

‘I hope this article gets me laid”

An inconclusive ‘essay’ by Tessa Wills (editor) and Mica Sigourney regarding Sigourney’s piece “all this love…” presented at TIWIW 2012
This is an article reprinted from Dance Theatre Journal: Special Edition on Sex and Performance, an academic but user friendly publication by the Laban Centre in London, which Tessa Wills co-edited with Doran George in 2013. … Read the rest

Tessa Wills is a live artist

and choreographer with a background in music. She is from England, trained in central Europe and now lives in San Francisco. Her work elevates flaws and wounds as portals, ways of staging humanity, and often integrates eroticism to charge the pieces, which happen primarily on stage and video. Aside from the relentless pull of desire, her current practice is inspired by Hermits and professional mourning.

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