Sound Space – Open Level Improv Exercises for Dance, Music and Rhythm w/ Pamela Hetherington
December 8, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 16, 2020
Practice a variety of exercises that help you dig into your own sound and way of making music. Collaborate with others to listen and compose new dance music phrases. We also dive into the form and structure of jazz music. Tap shoes not required.
About the instructor: Pamela Hetherington is a professional tap dancer, choreographer, educator, and artistic director working in Philadelphia. Her artistic work aims to expand the boundaries of jazz tap, both as a soloist, a choreographer, and a composer. Her work for Take It Away Dance has been presented by Jazz Bridge (Neighborhood Concert), Philadelphia Jazz Project (7×7 Series), Creative Philadelphia (City Hall Presents), The Barnes Foundation (1st Sunday Series), Allentown Art Museum (3rd Thursday Series), Dixon Place (8 in Show, 30-30-30), and Symphony Space (Stam-Pede). She is interested in the genre of “music for tap dance.” She has an original jazz composition published in the Philadelphia Real Book and is a featured artist on the “Whitman Project” mixtape, published by The Philadelphia Jazz Project