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Contemporary Dance Theatre in North America – Our bodies are the pioneers of the moment to come

The floor that refuses classical ballet is made perceptible to us by dancer and work shop leader of contemporary dance, Ariel Cohen from Massachusetts/USA. We, the workshop participants, met and – un-/willingly – got to know each other better during our training units. Our bodies, aimless and purposeless, seemed rather naïve in their motions. One foot tread upon the other, inexperienced. Even that means dancing together. Everything is possible with dance and everything is different to what we have realized before. Contemporary Dance Theatre in North America – Our bodies are the pioneers of the moment to come weiterlesen

Theatre in Latin America – Rhythm, Motion and Energy

Sandra Monteagudo and Jorgelina Balsa from Argentina electrified their eleven workshop participants with their infectious energy and joyful enthusiasm. From the very start, no theory concepts or historical stories mattered, but moving your own bodies did. Multiple impulses like flash-cards demonstrating different motions or diverse musical genres were the source of inspiration. Time and again, copying and altering the movements of fellow participants led to new motion studies and challenging improvisations. Theatre in Latin America – Rhythm, Motion and Energy weiterlesen