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Notation Course & Publishing Program

  • Learn 8 principles and corresponding tools for notating your dance choreography using Motif Notation and the Language of Dance® Approach. 

  • Asynchronous lessons and materials introduce essential theory and notation best-practices and then group meetings (held on Zoom) give you a chance to workshop your ideas with the cohort. 

  • Connect with other like-minded notators looking to share their voice and grow the cannon of motif notation for their community

  • 9 Sessions over 5 months will guide and support you toward the publication of your score in a Motif Notation Chapbook. 

  • Publish your 1-3 page score in Vol 2 of the MeCo Motif Notation Periodical Portable Dances

  • All rights reserved to you

TIMELINE

  • Meetings begin September 16th via ZOOM. Meeting times: Thursdays 4pm Pacific, 7pm Eastern

  • Synchronous Meeting Schedule: 
    September 16, 30
    October 14, 28
    November 11
    December 2, 16
    January 6, 20

  • Publication Final edits and revisions during the month of February.

  • Estimated Publication Date: March 1st

 

How much notation do you need to know to start?

None! I cover the basics of the system while teaching the methodology for notating a score that is effective, holistic, and personal to you. Scores will range between beginning through advanced according to your level of experience, your preference and goals. Because I focus on the art and process of notation each participant is supported on their journey as we work together to foster a continued notation practice that is meaningful to you! Please join me and share your voice through Dance Notation!

Want to see what the publication will look like? Check out Portable Dances Volume I available for purchase on Amazon.

Beth

Notation Course + Publishing Program Fee
($297 + $198 = Total Value $495)

Special Combined Offer 

$349
Register Now!

Returning Participants:
$148
(Not sure if you qualify for the reduced rate?
Contact Beth at beth_megill@yahoo.com)

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Into the Ordinary Out of Sorts

continues the Megill & Company journey of making and performing dances during a global pandemic. This 3rd outdoor performance features the cast of dancers in new works that will uplift the spirit, spark your interest, and soothe your soul. As always MeCo features feel good vibes and groovy rhythms that remind you about the sweetness of life and the beauty of friendship and community.

 

Reservations required through your fave MeCo dancer or through Artistic Director Beth Megill beth_megill@yahoo.com.

 

September 25 and 26th, 2021

Time: 5pm

Cost: by donation (recommended $10-$20 for those able to share their fiscal support)

Location: Brandeis/Simi Valley

 

Additional venue details and directions for arrival and safe social distancing will be emailed before the event. That’s why we need your reservation. :)

 

About Megill & Co

MeCo Dance is under the artistic direction of Beth Megill who is honored to have a cast of stellar dancers who happen to be the most loving and warm-hearted bunch in the galaxy. Megill strives to make choreography that honors the human experience including its beauty, strife, absurdity, and play. The dancers offer themselves to the work with a spirit of love and awe for this life and the gift of dancing together in a space that is safe, accepting, open, and supportive. 

 

Show program will include the following new works and favorites from the past year of pandemic life:

 

Odd Times (Premiere)

Disconnect | Connect (Premiere)

Soul Hunters (Premiere)

Double Helix Daisy Chain (Premiere)

Let’s Hold Hands and Run Away (Sept 2020)

. . . in the fabric of spacetime. . . (March 2021)

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