Summer School (english version)
Summer School Programme 2016
WORKSHOP 1 – in collaboration with NoLimita-c-tion dance teachers: Contemporary dance and improvisation
By Chisato Ohno
24-25-26 August 2016
After graduating from Central School of Ballet, Chisato joined Netherlands Dans Theater 2 from 1994-1998 where she performed works by Jiri Kylian, Hans van Manen, Johan Inger, Paul Lightfoot, Gideon Obarzanek and many others. She continued to become a member of Batsheva Dance Company from 1998- 2004 where she was involved in many works of Ohad Naharin and other choreographers including John Jasperse, William Forsythe, Mats Ek and Sharon Eyal. She then joined Karas Company of Saburo Teshigawara for two creations and tours of other repertory. Chisato returned to London and has been teaching Gaga since 2005. She teaches regular Professional classes at The Place and Greenwich Dance Agency and has taught company class for Akram Khan Company, Hofesh Shechter Company, Protein Dance, Punch Drunk, Stopgap, Clod Ensemble, New Adventures, Lost Dog and others. She joined the faculty of LCDS in 2012.
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WORKSHOP 2 – in collaboration with NoLimita-c-tion dance teachers: Contemporary Dance Floorwork
Condotto da Jorge Crecis
24 to 28 August 2016
WORKSHOP 3– in collaboration with NoLimita-c-tion dance teachers: When Performance Goes Right
Condotto da Jorge Crecis
27 and 28 August 2016
For choreographers, professionals dancers or students at their last year of studying, the workshop is the result of two decades of study and practice in dance, sport and mindfulness, pushes performers to employ their full concentration, rhythm and physicality, renders presence of mind real and enhance the performers’ ability to reach audiences on every level.
Jorge holds a degree in Sport Sciences and studied contemporary dance at the Real Conservatorio of Madrid. As a professional dancer he worked with companies based in Barcelona, Brussels and London. Over the last five years Jorge has been commissioned by companies based in the UK, Europe, Russia, and China and also by postgraduate companies. His involvement in education includes: full-time lecturer at London Contemporary Dance School (The Place) from September 2008 to 2012 and guest teacher at institutions such as Beijing Dance Academy (China), Conservatorio Superior de Madrid (Spain) and Roger Williams University (USA). Jorge also lead professional and company classes regularly for companies such as Akram Khan Company, DV8, Punchdrunk, Rambert, etc. In 2012 he funded SQx (somoSQuien eXperience); based upon Jorge’s synthesis of sport and dance movement patterns. He is currently a PhD candidate at Goldsmiths University of London, focusing on methodologies for training and replicating higher states of consciousness for dancers in performance.
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Choreographic Research Week
22-28 August 2016
Centro per la Scena Contemporanea promotes an intensive research week for choreographers, focusing on dance dramaturgy. The activities include dramaturgy studies led by Peggy Olislaegers and Merel Heering, dialogues with choreographers and dance professionals, participation to dance classes, events, panel discussions, introduction to the European projects dancing Museums and Pivot Dance, and dance performances. Participants will attend all the events of B motion (25-28 August 2016). The activities will start on Monday 22 August at 10 am and will be concluded on Monday 29 August by 2pm. The official language will be English. Attendance to the complete program is compulsory and the number of participants is limited.
The workshop costs 400€, to be paid by bank transfer to IBAN IT50M0200860165 000003497481 – Tesoreria del Comune di Bassano del Grappa – reason for payment: CHOREOGRAPHIC RESEARCH WEEK; once in Bassano it is necessary to buy, at the Ticket office, the B.Motion Card (that costs 30€) that permits to see every dance performance of the B.Motion Programme.
Teaching Course on Dance Well
In collaboration with Casa di Cura Villa Margherita in Arcugnano, leader on Parkinson studies and part of the NYU Fresco Institute for Italy, this course is a whole new opportunity to learn in an artistic and scientific way the Dance Well method, a dance practise for people with Parkinson. The Teaching Course Dance Well includes a scientific course about physical therapy (19-20 August), an artistic teaching course and attendance at meetings and events (22-28 August), scientific meetings, reasearches and worksops (11 september – 30 november). At the end a certificate of participation and ECM credits will be released. The whole programme costs € 550.
From 25 to 28 August, during the four days of B.motion dance, the choreographers part of B.Motion Programme and of the Aerowaves programme, will lead open classes from 12 to 2 pm. The classes are free, but reservation is required. Priority access to B.Motion Card holders.
From 25 to 28 August: a programme for young dancers (from 8 to 13 years old), part of B.Motion Programme, dedicated to contemporary dance. Participants will attend selected events of B.Motion, too.