HabitUS Queries to Ponder

A few weeks back, we asked you, our trusted friends and supporters, to send us a question or two that you would like to ask your fellow Americans. We wanted to poll our audience to see what was interesting to those following this project. The response we got was wonderfully thoughtful and enthusiastic – thank you to

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Summation Dance Project HighwayHabitUS Press Release

Tuesday, September 5 – Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop, Co-Founders of Summation Dance, officially announced Project Highway HabitUS, a multi-phased project aimed at studying how geography shapes ideology, both political and cultural. Habitus – a sociological system aimed at understanding why individuals perceive the world as they do, and how this, in turn, informs their

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And at the Top of a Hill… Inspiration.

Any artist is not required or expected to give an information on the inspiration, meaning, or story behind a piece of art.  But sometimes, the story is just too great to stay behind closed doors… And so, here we have it.  A peak behind the inspiration to Summation’s latest and evening length work, At the Hour.

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So Rad.

Colorado got some major Summation fever this month as Sumi traveled west to participate in Boulders Jazz Dance Workshop!  This annual workshop is a pre-professional intensive comprised of professional dancers and choreographers active in dance communities from cities all around the country! And this intensive was jam PACKED full of dance activities! In just 2-5 weeks Sumi spent

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To JP and Beyond!

Well, our debut at Jacob’s Pillow was damn near magical.  It was short, sweet and compleeeetely uplifting.  Summation was selected to perform in Jacob’s Pillows Inside/Out Festival, a 10-week long event featuring free performances from dance companies of all varieties and backgrounds.  And Summation was BEYOND honored to kick the summer off! The back drop wasn’t half bad either… The setting is

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Free. Dance. #nofilterneeded

You read that right.  I said FREE DANCE.  And since the best things in life are free, come catch two free classes with Sumi and the entire Summation Dance company for two weeks in a row! If you’ve never experienced Sumi’s choreography, you’re in for a heart-pumping sweat session.  Class will include a non-stop follow along

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Hola, Adios!

Summation dance goes abroad… CHECK! Sumi and Taryn teamed up and took Summation oversees participating in the BIDE Festival 2015 in Spain this May! Travel to beautiful Barcelona and dance all day with other inspiring artists and dancers? Yeah, we’re jealous too. BIDE or Barcelona International Dance Exchange, is a horizontal platform for artists for learning and

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