Khala Brannigan and The Judson Church - 09/24/19

A truly transfiguring experience of dance this past Saturday @ Manitoga in Garrison, New York.
And so close to the Croft Family home. Utterly amazing!
Ivy Baldwin Dance @ Manitoga in Garrison, New York

A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico and currently based in Brooklyn, New York, Khala Brannigan began
her early dance training with Moving People Dance Theatre under the direction of Ronn Stewart
and Layla Amis. Brannigan is an Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program alumna of
2011-2013 and since graduating, founded Brannigan Dance Works.
Since graduating, Khala founded Brannigan Dance Works

I don't really read reviews... That's not where my attention goes. ---Lena Dunham
[ Choreographer / Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial ]
Choreographer - Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial

You know, I always think of myself as sort of ready for every criticism. ---Lena Dunham
[ Choreographer / Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial ]
Choreographer - Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial

You know, bad poetry I wrote in high school can still be found on the Internet, and, you know, there's
a Web log of our college newspaper. You know, there's so many different stages of my creative
development that are sort of on-record if somebody were to choose to look for them. ---Lena Dunham
Choreographer - Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial

I guess I think about doing stuff that nobody else has done. ---Lena Dunham
[ Choreographer / Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial ]
Choreographer - Dancer Khala Brannigan @ The Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Biennial is a biennale exhibition of contemporary art, typically by young and lesser
known artists, on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art. The event began
as an annual exhibition in 1932, the first biennial was in 1973. ---Wikipedia
The Whitney Biennial

The Whitney show is generally regarded as one of the leading shows in the art world, often setting
or leading trends in contemporary art. It helped bring artists like Georgia O'Keeffe,
Jackson Pollock and Jeff Koons to prominence. ---Wikipedia
The Whitney Biennial

For the past several decades, Movement Research has presented concerts of experimental dance
at the Judson Church on Monday evenings during the academic year. ---Wikipedia
Movement Research @ Judson Church

Shoshin is a word from Zen Buddhism meaning "beginner's mind." The phrase is also discussed in
the book Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki, a Zen teacher. Suzuki outlines the
framework behind shoshin, noting "in the beginner's mind there are many possibilities,
in the expert's mind there are few." ---Wikipedia
Shoshin is a word from Zen Buddhism meaning beginner's mind.

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