CKA process

we’ve been quiet…..in a very loud world

but we haven’t stopped doing what we do. studio sessions. open rehearsals….as rehearsals. as therapy. as performance. as being present. as gatherings. as over-ambitious plannings. as everything and nothing but intuitive knowing that we have to keep moving. keep meeting. keep showing up. keep keeping the flow flowing. there is very little space, time, energy, […]

meditation on the run-on sentence

While in process of Enough 2, I happen to be reading a book about recovering one’s creative process (The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron) that I ordered on a whim at the recommendation of one of my dear, smart friends, Ann. The relevant backstory here is that I’ve been teaching writing for ten years and […]

this enough thing…..show #1

We are already deep into making show 2. I have no words for this process yet. So I’ll leave a little excerpt compilation here. It really does nothing to explain what this thing is. Every moment is delicious. The process. The practice. The constant confrontation of this thing. Enough isn’t even the beginning or the end […]

something, something… enough

this thing – enough – has no idea what it does to me. sitting on my brain/soul, it asks for more. but not from everyone. wading through my body, it cries. sobs, should i be more precise. peering from inside my chest, it sighs and nods and lets me take in another breath. i am […]

What is CKA? Why “currently known as”? WTF is going on here?

CKA: currently known as a group of process-oriented dance artists based in Baton Rouge Why CKA? CKA: currently known as (the currently known as portion gets replaced with whatever language best describes our current artworld making) allows renaming, re-identifying, undoing, redoing, examining the here and now of what we’re doing and naming/labeling/identifying THAT thing as […]

a lil’ meditation on “enough”

“Enough” is radical.  It’s everything Western culture teaches us to crave, and simultaneously, everything we are never supposed to let ourselves have.  It’s commonly associated with quitting, stopping, stagnating, “letting yourself go” or even achieving the highest success. Living from a place of enoughness means choosing to be driven forward by something other than ambition, […]