Anatomy of a Sea Star–Reimagined

Last fall, students from the Wichita State University dance department responded to artists from the community in a collaborative exchange.  In the clip below, students of Cheyla Clawson-Chandler choreographed duets in response to April Pameticky’s Anatomy of a Sea Star.  Students discussed the poem with Pameticky, created the dances under strict choreographic boundaries [ex: dancers had to be in contact 80% of the time], and then teach that choreography to their dance partners.

 

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