April 25, 2017 Abdo Sayegh Rodriguez

Improvisation class with Hijack, April-May 2017

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 will be teaching a series of classes at TU Dance Center.

Saturdays, April 29 and May 6, 20 and 27


Cost: $14/class or class cards

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, Portland at Bates Festival, Fuse Box Festival and Seattle Festival for Dance Improvisation (SFDI).  HIJACK teaches Composition/Improvisation/Contact Improvisation at the University of Minnesota. They have taught Improvisation/Contact Improvisation at Zenon Dance School every Wednesday morning since 2000.  With Body Cartography, HIJACK co-curates 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 is currently “occupying” the Walker Art Center Mediatheque: making and performing dances in a small cinema with avant garde film.

Contact Us