Beth Megill, M.F.A
In this practitioner’s perspective paper, the author discusses an experience in which she notated a piece of her choreography using a combination of Labanotation and Motif Notation with the intent of setting the repertory from the score on a group of contemporary dancers, who had never read notation before. She explains her goals as a choreographer and notator proposing a fused creative identity, the Choreographer-Notator. This paper describes how the process of drafting the score and then teaching from the score provided new insights into her work and her identity as a dance artist. The paper concludes with the demands on the Choreographer-Notator and concluding observations made through this process.
"New Identities New Voices: Introducing The Choreographer-Notator,"
Journal of Movement Arts Literacy Archive (2013-2019): Vol. 4:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/jmal/vol4/iss1/8