May 2, 2016 Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez

TU Dance Center Offers Classes with HIJACK May 7 & 14

Join us for two special open classes with HIJACK at TU Dance Center
May 7 & 14, 2:00-3:00pm
Cost: $14/class
HIJACK is the choreographic collaboration of Kristin Van Loon & Arwen Wilder. Van Loon & Wilder each grew up in Chicago, met at Colorado College, and established their collaboration in Minneapolis in 1993.
HIJACK has taught and performed in New York (at DTW, PS122, HERE ArtCenter, Catch/Movement Research Festival, La Mama, Dixon Place, Chocolate Factory, Brooklyn Studios for Dance), Japan, Russia, Central America, Ottawa, Chicago, Colorado, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Iowa, at Bates Festival and Fuse Box Festival in Austin Texas.  HIJACK teaches Composition/Improvisation/Contact Improvisation at the University of Minnesota and as Guest Artists at St. Olaf College and Colorado College. They have taught Improvisation/Contact Improvisation at Zenon Dance School every Wednesday morning for 16 years.  HIJACK curates and hosts Future Interstates, a bi-monthly showcase for improvisation dance performance, at the Cowles Center for Dance and Performing Arts. In 2013, Walker Art Center celebrated the 20th anniversary of HIJACK by commissioning the full-evening work “redundant, ready, reading, radish, Red Eye”.  In 2014, Contact Quarterly published the chapbook “Passing For Dance — a HIJACK reader”.  HIJACK will be faculty at the 2016 Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI).

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