Taktaba Video Podcast

Taktaba Episode 3: Timing Patterns

Posted by on Dec 31, 2007 in Podcast Episodes, Taktaba, Video

December 31st 2007 Well, I said I wanted to get Episode 3 out before the end of the year, and I just made it! In this episode, we’ll explore timing patterns, which are the rhythms we create with our bodies as we dance. We’ll take a look at five different patterns, how they may make your audience feel, and which musical rhythms they complement. This episode includes: Simple exercises to get the patterns into your body Theme & variation exercises to explore different ways to use timing patterns Do-it-yourself exercises to spark...

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Taktaba Episode 2: Long-Term Repetition

Posted by on Nov 21, 2007 in Podcast Episodes, Taktaba, Video

November 21st, 2007 First, I’d like to thank you all for your patience and support. Episode 2 was a long time (and a lot of work) in coming, and I hope you’ll think it was worth the wait. This episode deals with long-term repetition. That’s repetition over the course of a song or an entire routine.   We’ll discuss: Balancing length & complexity (with graphs!) Balancing frequency & drama (also with graphs!) Using theme and variation to keep repeated elements fresh and interesting Using the structure of your...

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Taktaba Episode 1: Repetition and Alternation

Posted by on Oct 17, 2006 in Podcast Episodes, Taktaba, Video

October 17th, 2006 This episode treats the twin topics of repetition and alternation, including: When and how repetition can be effective Different alternation patterns, and their psychological effects on your audience Exercises Combinations Runtime: 24 minutes   Watch it online   Download it Download Episode 1    Buy on DVD: If you’d like to watch this episode on DVD, you can buy it in hardcopy on Amazon. (That’s an affiliate link.) But I’m offering the DVD just for your convenience: it’s 100% free to download!  ...

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Episode 0: Podcast Promo and a Poll!

Posted by on Oct 4, 2006 in Podcast Episodes, Taktaba, Video

Hi everyone, My podcast promo is now available: (This video has been formatted for iPod; you can download it from Our Media) I will be filming the first episode over Columbus Day weekend, and plan to release one episode every two weeks or so. Keep your eyes open for Episode One on Monday or Tuesday of next week, and please pass this on to anyone you know who might be interested. In the meantime, I have quite a few topics in mind for the show, and would like to know which YOU are most interested in. Which topics are you most interested in...

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