Resources

(Caspersen’s) principles can adapted by anyone interested in preventing, rather than recovering from, the effects of conflicts.”

The CP Journal

Resources

SELECTED VIDEOS

Talks

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Conflict is a Place of Opportunity
tedx hackney
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CONFLICT AND PHYSICAL THINKING
Keynote talk of the German Dance Prize Symposium
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What Can Choreography Illuminate About Conflict?
Tanzkongress, "Border Effects" Cologne, Germany
YouTube
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How to Start an Epidemic of Non-Violence
webmondayfrankfurt
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Conflict and Choreography
New Voices Project, Association for Conflict Resolution conference
YouTube
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25 Years in Frankfurt
On the work of dance artists: Interview at the Singel Theater, Antwerp
YouTube

Tips for Changing the Conversation

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Principle #1: “Don’t Hear Attack”
From Dana's book, "Changing the Conversation: The 17 principles of conflict resolution"
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Talk to the Other Person’s Best Self
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Don’t Hear Attack- Listen for What is Behind the Words
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Project Trailers

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The Polarity Party
An immersive, participatory event on polarization. Created in collaboration with the MichaelDouglas Kollektiv.
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The Exchange
A choreographic public dialogue on violence. A collaboration with the MichaelDouglas Kollektiv.
YouTube
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KNOTUNKNOT
A choreographic public dialogue on immigration.
YouTube

SELECTED Interviews

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Engineering Management Institute Podcast: Practical Strategies You Can Use for Productively Dealing with Conflict
Anthony Fasano, PE, founder of The Engineering Management Institute, talks with Dana Caspersen about her book, Changing the Conversation. During the interview, Dana outlines very practical strategies that you can use when dealing with conflict.
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MYNDTALK WITH PAMELA BREWER, PODCAST: CHANGING THE CONVERSATION
Conflict Expert Dana Caspersen discusses practical approaches to dealing with conflict at home, at work, and in the community.
Myndtalk
ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION CONVERSATIONS, PODCAST
ACR President Nancy Flatters in discussion with Dana Caspersen on Caspersen’s work using choreographic strategies to create public dialogue on topics ranging from immigration to violence.
ACR Blog
THE ROBIN ZANDER SHOW: CONFLICT RESOLUTION WITH DANA CASPERSEN
A wide-ranging and in-depth conversation between Caspersen and Zanders, touching on ballet, resilience, violence, conflict skills, choreography, and Caspersen’s new book, ‘Changing the Conversation’.
Soundcloud

written

Authority Magazine
Author Dana Caspersen: Giving Feedback; How To Be Honest Without Being Hurtful
Authority Magazine
Profile Dance Magazine
This Mediator—And Former Forsythe Dancer—Uses Dance to Address Conflict
Dance Magazine
LE FIGARO
Dana Caspersen, La Danse Des Mots
lefigaro.fr
NEW YORK TIMES
A William Forsythe Dancer Moves From Toe-Tapping to Handshaking A profile on the work of conflict mediator, author and award-winning performing artist Dana Caspersen
NYTimes
HOLLINS MAGAZINE
Place of Possibility
Hollins Magazine
DANCE MAGAZINE
Beyond Performance
Dance Magazine
BUZZFEED
How to break up with someone like an actual adult.
BuzzFeed

SELECTED Articles

A Persistent Mobility of Perspective

CAN ART AID IN RESOLVING CONFLICTS? 100 PERSPECTIVES
Noam Lemelshtrich Latar, Jerry Wind, Ornat Lev-er, ed.
FRAME
The Transformative Body: A Conversation with Dana Caspersen

IMAGINATIVE BODIES IN PERFORMANCE PRACTICES
Valiz/antennae
When Listening, Avoid Making Suggestions

GREAT LEADERSHIP
Great Leadership
Choreographic Public Dialogues: Visible Thought

ACRESOLUTION MAGAZINE. THE ASSOCIATION FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Choreographic Public Dialogues: Visible Thought
ACResolution
You move, I watch, it matters: Aesthetic Communication in Dance

SHARED REPRESENTATIONS: SENSORIMOTOR FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL LIFE
Sukhvinder D. Obhi & Emily S. Cross, ed.
Cambridge University Press
William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography: It Starts From Any Point

DECREATION: FRAGMENTATION AND CONTINUITY
Steven Spier, ed., London and New York, Routledge.
Amazon.com | BarnesandNoble.com | Indie Bound
The Body is Thinking

DENKEN in BEWEGUNG
Gerald Siegmund, ed., Henschel Verlag.
Amazon.de
It Starts From Any Point: Bill and the Ballet Frankfurt

CHOREOGRAPHY AND DANCE, 1.3
Senta Driver ed., Routledge.
Amazon.com | BarnesandNoble.com