Last Artistic Statement Exercise

 

The last artistic statement exercise from Molly Gordon.

Write five sentences that tell the truth about your connection to your work. If you are stuck, start by filling in the blanks below. 

My work is most satisfying when I am able to see a vision in my head translate to movement in the classroom or on the stage. My work is most frustrating when I am unable to communicate my vision to my dancers. I love the process of creating and discovering movement, both alone and with my dancers. I start most often music that interest me or with a story idea. Dance is a form of communication.

When I work with__________ I am reminded that___________.

When I work with dancers, I am reminded that every body is different, and learns differently.


I begin a piece by______________.

I begin a piece by finding a piece a music that inspires me.


I know a piece is done when__________________.

I know a piece is done when there is a complete story, and there are no more changes to be made (there may be refinements, but no changes).


When my work is going well, I am filled with a sense of _____________.

When my work is going well, I am filled with a sense of fullness, satisfaction, happiness.

 

When people see my work, I'd like them to ________________.

When people see my work, I’d like them to reflect.

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