Rules about time he has borrowed -
From Steve Paxton - The body can only concentrate for three hours at a time
From Mortin Felman - Cut of the first 5 minutes of what ever you make - that was the warm up
Someone else (john cage?) - Work one week without judgment, video it, then wait a week, then watch it
Collaboration can be a very bad thing. . . enough time spent with your OWN stupidity is a good.
We also had to write the answers to many questions about our creative process, self and external criticism and our hopes for the future. We had to share what success would mean for us to the group. Since I shared it with a bunch of strangers I thought I would share the full version here:
Success to me would look like a sustained dance practice and performance schedule that I continue to be curious and fulfilled by, that (concretely) provides me with opportunities to perform outside of Seattle and the United States; that allows me to work with and around committed artists investigating material that contributes to dialogues about art, the human experience, and the world around us; and that, in the long-term addresses the question of how to listen and respond to aging while remaining a dance artist with respect and compassion for the body.