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PANEL: Pedagogy

Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium 2010

Published: 2011-07-27

Moderator: Gillian Siddall. Melissa Walker and Rob Jackson (School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph), "Play-ability: Improvisation, Agency, and the Body in the 'Play Who You Are' Workshops.” Karen Duplisea (Theatre School Dance Program, Ryerson University), “A Dialogue Between Art and Dance: Painting into Improvisation.” Simon Rose (Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland, UK), “Free Improvisation’s Relationship with Education.”

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Improvisation implies a deep connection between the personal and the communal, self and world. A “good” improviser successfully navigates musical and institutional boundaries and the desire for self-expression, pleasing not only herself but the listener as well.

– Rob Wallace