PHOTOS BY ANNA M MAYNARD (2019)
LOCULUS is a dance collective founded in 2015 in Western Massachusetts by Five College Dance alumni. Currently LOCULUS is the creative platform of Olana Flynn and Madison Palffy. LOCULUS has performed throughout the northeast often in collaboration with DIY musicians and artists in non-traditional dance performance spaces. In addition to creating, curating, and producing performance events LOCULUS publishes The Loculus Journal and directs LOCULUS Collective Studios. LOCULUS has published six print journals, three online journals, and produced over 20 events since 2015.
Madison is a dance-maker, performer, and educator. She holds an MFA in Dance and Choreography with an emphasis in Somatics and Improvisation from CU Boulder.
Olana is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator. She holds an MFA in Experimental Choreography from University of California, Riverside.
UPCOMING EVENTS WITH LOCULUS
NIGHT MOVES, 9/14 - 10/19, 7-8pm
Full session: $50
Drop in class: $10
NIGHT MOVES is:
An open level dance class: learning simple moves, getting sweaty, having fun.
(Think Jazzercise, zumba, line dancing…)
YOU CAN EXPECT:
A guided warm up
Loose structures to generate heat / explore rhythm and flow
Some new fun low pressure choreography each week
A good playlist
TEMPESTADE//MADISON PALFFY/ JEN GELINEAU,
9/23, doors + drinks 7pm, performances 8pm
10/14, doors + drinks 6:30pm, performances 7:30pm
featuring work by Meredith Bove, Hannah Ruth Brothers, Chloe London,
Rebecca Schrader, Zazie Tobey, Sonya Marx, Shannon Nulf +
Gillian Ebersole, and Aviv Nisinzweig
WORKSHOP WITH BRENDAN DRAKE, 11/4, 11AM - 1PM
HANA VAN DER KOLK RESIDENCY, 12/1+12/2
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For the past five years we have funded our work with small grants, money from performance gigs, and from our personal bank accounts.
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