Training Performance, in collaboration with Marcela Torres

EXPLODE! Midwest: queer dance (presented by the DSA annual conference)
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

August 2019

 


This performance was curated by Clare Croft and Anna Martine Whitehead, as part of EXPLODE! queer dance: Midwest, and was shown concurrently and sponsored by the 2019 Dance Studies Association Conference, titled Dancing in Common, which took place at various locations in Chicago, including Northwestern University, Links Hall, and the Hilton Orrington Hotel. 

 

For our performance, Marcela and I (both amateur fighters) created a 45-minute workout– including warm-up, drills, sparring, and stretching– which incorporated drills and techniques from both of our disciplines (muay thai and boxing) and used the lobby of the Hilton Orrington as our training location. 

 

 

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