Rock climber and Flash Foxy founder, Shelma Jun talks gender, politics, training, mentors, feminism, women only spaces, empathy, mistakes, and focusing on what's close to you then expand out.
Choreographer Elizabeth Streb investigates time, space, action, and how we interact with those three fundamental aspects of being on this earth.
Join our conversation and discover the joy of being an Action Hero and of flying.
We talk about:
- space, time, movement
- action is a universal language
- how the audience relates to the Action Heroes
- worrying too much about your body and the future
- rehearsing a LOT
- naming a movement you are unwilling to do, and do it
- angels falling to earth
Elizabeth Streb is a choreographer, founder of the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (known as SLAM), located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and an extraordinary innovator and thinker. She has won the MacArthur Foundation Grant, two Bessie Awards, and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, Creative Capital, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Mellon.