This is Jill Homan Randall's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Jill Homan Randall's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Jill Homan Randall
San Francisco Bay Area
Professional modern dancer
Interests: Intersection of language and movement, dance education and pedagogy, creative based dance, art in education, multimodal learning, educating future dance teachers, developing future professional modern dancers, teaching artists, networking in dance in the United States
Recent Activity
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Please join us this week as we engage with Molly Rose-Williams and her the collaborators for Social Movement, which premieres on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Shawl-Anderson Dance Center in Berkeley. Purchase your tickets here. Today we hear from collaborator Jesse Wiener. Jesse Wiener grew up exploring movement in Minneapolis,... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Please join us this week as we engage with Molly Rose-Williams and her the collaborators for Social Movement, which premieres on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Shawl-Anderson Dance Center in Berkeley. Purchase your tickets here. Today we hear from collaborator Chelsea Boyd Brown. Chelsea Boyd Brown is a dancer, choreographer,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
From Blog Director Jill Randall: Two years ago, I created my first free and downloadable journal to use in college level technique courses. It was well-received and used around the country in various courses. Today, I am pleased to share a second journal. Thank you to fellow dancer and graphic... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Nora Sharp. Photo by Matthew Gregory Hollis. In Fall 2017, Life as a Modern Dancer launched a new concept for post-performance discussion and writing. The goals are multi-fold: What are new ways to invite post-performance writing (since so few publications now print dance reviews, and there are fewer and fewer... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
By Molly Rose-Williams Eleven weeks ago, I started making a show. I had two questions: What roles can dance, dance-making, performance, and art play in creating change? What might bodies moving together teach us about the actual labor of social movements? In The Art of Protest, cultural theorist T.V. Reed... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Nora Sharp; photo by Naomi Ishisaka On Queerness, Selfhood, and Art-Making: In which my preview for Nora Sharp’s new show “Small Boobs” became a personal essay By Molly Rose-Williams I was a junior in high school when I had my first serious crush on a girl. I’m talking sleepless nights... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Richelle Donigan. Photo by Amal Bisharat. In Fall 2017, Life as a Modern Dancer launched a new concept for post-performance discussion and writing. The goals are multi-fold: What are new ways to invite post-performance writing (since so few publications now print dance reviews, and there are fewer and fewer dance... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
18
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Photo: Yi Chun Wu How Can I Practice Dance Technique Without Being Frustrated by Learning Steps? (OR: How Can I Teach Dance Technique Without Choreography?) By Suzanne Beahrs In order to practice dance technique effectively, it helps to alternate our attention between learning steps and biomechanics. Guided improvisation can help... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Photo: Yvonne Portra Catching Fruits Where They Fall: A Personal Reflection By Liz Duran Boubion, Founding Director of the 5th Annual Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers As the artistic director of the Piñata Dance Collective, the first few years presenting the only Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers (FLACC)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
Photo: Robbie Sweeny A New Way To Make Home of A Home For So Many Reflections on Twisted Oak Dance Theater’s “Constants & Variables: Second Homes” By Molly Rose-Williams I don’t know if this happens to you too - I’ve found that site-specific shows tend to begin as soon as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
This is It is a wonderful new addition to your dance book collection for children in preschool and grades K-2. The story, with gorgeous illustrations, is a "self pep talk" for a little girl. Words like brave, strong, and warrior fill the pages. "Dance with all your might. Dance like... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at Dancing Words Blog
Image
In Fall 2017, Life as a Modern Dancer launched a new concept for post-performance discussion and writing. The goals are multi-fold: What are new ways to invite post-performance writing (since so few publications now print dance reviews, and there are fewer and fewer dance critics in the United States)? How... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
--------------------------------------------------------------------------- From Blog Director Jill Randall: As we head into another academic year (the 22nd year for myself!), I have created a simple reflection tool for us all. Please join me! The three key words and actions here are: disrupting, deepening, and contextualizing. Disrupting - breaking out of our normal... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer
Image
The 2018 Artists’ Gratitude Project: A Weekly Practice The potential for positivity, hope, change, and appreciation. Do you feel the dichotomy? Many artists come from an upbringing of extensive support and opportunity - with training, classes, private lessons, workshops, mentors, supplies, and equipment. Many go onto colleges, conservatories, and masters... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2018 at Life as a Modern Dancer