Emily Mast

4030 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90065 mastonfig@gmail.com










Mast on Fig is proud to present M Kennedy Volcofsky’s

authentic movement workshop!

To Be And Not To Be [deep fake]  

Close your eyes. Follow what comes. We’ll watch. Essentially, the AM practice is a mode of free association of the entire organism.

Witnessed by the group, for a set time – with eyes closed – you follow impulses to move (or not), to sound (or not), or to speak (or not). We’ll move through three cycles, with variations in length of time and ways of entering being seen.

After time for warm up, the lab will start with a brief eye-hand exercise.

We’ll also decide as a group how – or if – to talk about what we witness – as mover and as watcher.

Whether witness or witnessed, an other kind of seeing, listening and being is accessed.

“Authentic Movement” was originated by Mary Starks Whitehouse for Dance Movement Therapy.

While it’s become a creative tool in the live and film arts, it’s not a “performance” workshop. No experience necessary. It’s questionable use of “authenticity” (like the “free” in free association) is also precisely part of its power …

Saturday, January 11, 4-7 pm

Mast on Fig: 4030 N Figueroa St LA 90042


Limit: 8 people

$25 / suggested

no one turned away for lack of funds

Organized by Matthew Seidman Rosenberg Kushner Cherniak Kennedy Volcofsky – writer, film and theater artist, teacher, yoga instructor.

Of the NY|LA flyover migration (MFA Interschool Film&Writing, CalArts).

Authentic movement has been part of his creative process for decades; its creative & therapeutic power never ceases to surprise.

















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