The Wonder of Improvisation is the first longer form documentary by Michelle Dunn, celebrating the legacy of Improvised movement performer and teacher Al Wunder.
Affectionately known as the grandfather of Improvisation in Australia, this documentary celebrates the life and work of Al Wunder. From New York to Berkeley, then finally making his way to Melbourne, Australia, Al overcame 4 broken legs as a youth to dance in Alwin Nicholais’ company, then go on to develop his own unique form of improvised movement training. He has taught dancers, performers, artists, circus clowns and everyday people like counsellors and jail wardens around the world via his company Theatre of the Ordinary. A positive and inspiring story about performance, learning, teaching, love and a life improvised.
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Run time: 35 mins 51 sec
Genre: Documentary, dance, positive ageing
Completion date: 14 April, 2017
Featuring: Al Wunder, Terry Sendgraff, Ruth Zapora, John Britton, Born in a Taxi, Lynden Nicholls and Andrew Morrish.