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Still from October Workshop Weekend


The Kelman Group produces performance work across a wide spectrum spaces and forms. A large part of our activity is giving Kelmanworks workshops. Kelmanworks has been developed over the past 30 years by Scott Kelman, who is based in Portland, Oregon. The form continues to develop through constant exploration by groups in the US and UK.

The Kelman Group presents regular opportunities to experience kelmanworks - have a look at our Workshop Courses page.

Central Aims

kelmanworks has the following central concerns:


Kelmanworks process is divided into four major States that are first worked upon separately and later integrated.

The four states are:

Further breakdown of these core states can be found on the Core Notes page.