Joe Goode Performance Group Technique Class begins by cultivating a receptive body before moving into an exploration of momentum-based movement, inversions and fluid athleticism. The class will build up to dynamic, high velocity phrase work. Open to Intermediate to Advanced/Professional dancers.
Marit Brook-Kothlow first saw JGPG in 1990 and felt an immediate kinship. Shortly after, she was asked to join the company and she continued to perform and collaborate with the group for the next seventeen years. She was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award for her role in Hometown in 2006. She has also collaborated musically with composer Beth Custer, Erik Walker, Mikel Rouse and Sonny Smith. In addition to teaching voice/movement workshops, she has taught dance classes locally at the Joe Goode Annex, UC Berkeley, A.C.T., and the ODC School.
Felipe Barrueto-Cabello is a native of Chile who grew up in the Bay Area. Felipe received a degree in Mathematics from Cornell University in 1994. Felipe has been a performing company member with Joe Goode Performance Group since 1996 and serves as Rehearsal Director.
“When a friend suggested I go with her to Movement For Humans I was nervous. Afraid that I would feel — or look — foolish. But I felt at ease instantly — Joe made the class fun, calming, hilarious and relaxing. I left feeling as if I could dance down the street.” -Movement for Humans Student