American Realness offers its first ever workshops with festival choreographers with a two-hour class with Olive & Otto from Body Cartography. This workshop will investigate movement states that are raw, intuitive, transparent, and primal. These qualities will be generated from the contents and sensations of the body, the amplification of body impulses and material elicited from social interactions. Humans are animals and like most higher primates, humans are social animals. We want to explore the animal underbelly of how social groups operate, with their capacity to embrace and exclude. With all of these elements, we will create a very distinctive choreographic language with movement invention that is behavioral, reflexive, and personal and apply that to performance.