Karl Frost

KKarl Frostarl Frost, director of Body Research (www.bodyresearch.org), has been teaching and performing contact improvisation and related work in body-based creative process since the 80s. He is known internationally for his dynamic and articulate movement style, his rigor in physical research and teaching, and for the edge-pushing nature of his work in both practice and performance. His work, influenced by studies in contemporary release technique, Alexander technique, martial arts, somatic psychology, and human ecology, has been showcased across North and South America, Western and Eastern Europe, and Israel. His performances take the body and emotionally and physically felt experience as their reference points. He is currently based out of Davis, California, where he is pursuing graduate studies in Choreography and Ecology.

Some of his recent projects have included the Dancing Wilderness Project, the participatory performance works AXOLOTL, PROXIMITY, and BODY OF KNOWLEDGE, The Sierra Contact Festival, and Contact Camp at Burning Man.

Karl will be teaching the following workshops: