People — teaching, performing, or otherwise involved in Contact
UNITED STATES
MAINE
Carl Rudman
P.O. Box 6, 35 Elm St., North Anson, ME 04958 USA

Carl Rudman is a free-lance performer and dance educator based in Portland, Maine. He began dancing many years ago at the University of Maine at Farmington with Margaret Gould Wescott, who became a long time mentor and friend. Subsequently, he studied with a number of internationally known teachers and performers, including David Beadle, K.J. Holmes, Martin Keogh, Liz Lerman, Nancy Stark Smith, Steve Paxton, Claire Porter, and Susan Schell among others. Carl performed, choreographed, and collaborated with the UMF Dancers for 11 years, and later danced for several years with Katenia Keller’s Flying Feet Dance Theater. He has served as Vice-President-Dance for the Maine Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MAHPERD) and has taught dance for the Bates College ArtSmart program, the Foothills Arts Center, the New England College Dance Festival, and at the University of Maine at Farmington. Most recently, Carl has been appearing on stage regularly in Southern Maine and has been on the faculty at New Dance Studio in Portland. He annually serves as an artist in residence for various Maine schools, and also offers self-produced classes, workshops, and dance jams around the state.

CONTACT: Carl Rudman, (207) 399-3707,
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155 Brackett st, Portland, ME 04102 USA

Carl Rudman shares his love of dance,improvisation and contact in Portland, Maine. Carl originally began dancing with long time mentor Margaret Gould Wescott and subsequently studied with a variety of internationally known teachers and performers, including David Beadle, K.J. Holmes, Martin Keogh, Liz Lerman, Steve Paxton, Nancy Stark Smith, Claire Porter, and Susan Schell. Carl has served as Vice-President-Dance for the Maine Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (MAHPERD), and taught at the Bates College ArtSmart Program, Foothills Arts Center, New Dance Studio, the New England College Dance Festival, and at the University of Maine at Farmington. He annually serves as an artist in residence for various Maine Schools and also teaches independently, offering classes, workshops, and dance events around the state.

CONTACT: Carl Rudman, 207.399.3707 , , http://bhaktiinmotion.com/
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Portland, ME USA

Kristen Stake is a poet, dancer, and bodyworker. She has studied improvisation with renowned post modern dance artists Daniel Lepkoff, Barbara Dilley, Martin Keogh, Kirstie Simson, Chris Aiken, Angie Hauser, and Portland’s own Carl Rudman. She has an MFA in Poetry Writing from Vermont College and lived at Earthdance, an improvisational dance center in Plainfield, Massachusetts, for two years. She runs Studio 408 with a collaborative of artists where she teaches Contact Improvisation and hosts regular jams.

CONTACT: Kristen Stake, , http://studio408dance.com
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