Mindful Manipulations

Taught by 3 Am Theater (NY, PR)

Thursday, June 6th


Columbia College Chicago

(72 E. 11th St, Chicago, IL 60605)

Workshop fee: $50

Experience a series of exercises and methods developed by Kyle Driggs and Andrea Murillo to better understand movement in relationship to juggling and object manipulation. Open new doors into finding flow, creating new material, and bridging the gap between our bodies and working with objects. This workshop will cover foundation technique,  exercises in movement expansion, and performance coaching. Students will dive into the creation of new material as well as polish pre existing routines. Students will benefit from the simultaneous coaching of a professional Juggler and Dancer. The workshop is open to all skill levels. 

Planning on attending multiple workshops? Consider purchasing a workshop pass.

Andrea Murillo is a creator, performer, and teacher currently living in New York City. Shortly after graduating from New World School of the Arts she began touring with the Martha Graham Dance Company in International and National Tours. During that time she performed solo roles such as Lamentation (1930), Serenata Morisca (1916), Embattled Garden (1958), and Steps in the Street (1936). Later in 2012 Andrea transitioned to New York’s “Sleep No More” and played numerous leading roles, including Lady Macbeth. Since then, Andrea has worked in collaboration Rosie Herrera, Miki Orihara, and Caterina Rago. She has also performed with the Instituto Nazionale Dramma Antico in Sicily for their productions of Le Baccanti and Prometeo. Andrea has had the pleasure of collaborating and creating theatrical events for companies such as Espolon, Dos Equis, The Knickerbocker Hotel, and Lululemon Lab @ The New Museum. She is a recent Master Interdisciplinary Arts Teacher with the National Young Arts Foundation and is certified in the Gyrotonic Expansion System. Andrea is currently editing her dance film “Conduit ” and is in pre-production for her next film "Waves". Most recently, Andrea was casted in her first feature film directed by Carlos Cardona.  

For the past three years, Kyle Driggs has been exploring the spectrums and ideology of contemporary circus. Specializing in a unique fusion of juggling, movement, object manipulation, and theatrical persona, he strives for the convergence of modern aesthetic and high technical skill. Upon graduating from one of the worlds premier circus schools (Ecole Nationale de Cirque de Montreal) Kyle rapidly began to receive international acclaim for his talent. His experience ranges from smaller, cross-genre, experimental productions to collaborations with larger, world-class circus companies. 

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