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2015/06/09

Guy Nader: Falling & Rolling

Workshop for professionals / 16th Dance & Non-Verbal Theatre Festival

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
The classes are based on a physical and powerful floorwork, entering and leaving the ground. We will be using movement patterns that involve breathing, speed and release of energy throughout the body to activate the relationship between the centre and limbs. We will focus on the bone structure that will help improve the physical perception and awareness, exploring the main laws of physics: cohesion and expansion, elements from the flying low technique. Within this range we will study various ways to roll in all directions "Falling and Rolling", dropping and lifting smoothly and quickly by keeping a low and strong centre. The movement material is mainly based on floorwork and low squat positions. We will explore various movement possibilities, developing movement sequences in all levels. We will also investigate and focus on understanding the anatomy of the locomotor system, because without this knowledge, it can cause unnecessary loss of energy. We will search on the use of body weight, flexibility, strength and explore the different energy levels and also the knowledge of our limits. In this training we will do special exercises to prepare for this form of physically demanding movement.

BIO:
Guy Nader is a lebanese choreographer, dancer and actor based in Barcelona. He started his career in the scenic arts through theatre as an actor and director where he studied at The Lebanese University of Fine Arts in Beirut and obtained a BA in theatre. Since 2009 he creates his own work and collaborates with Maria Campos. His first solo Where The Things Hide was awarded with the first prize in Masdanza 2010, in the Canary Islands. His work has been shown internationally in Lebanon, Spain, Holland, United Kingdom and South Korea. He has worked and collaborated with Maqamat Dance Theatre, Bebeto Cidra, Iliacan, Oreet Ashrey, Roser López Espinosa, Laida Azkona, Mickael Marso, among others. He has been granted the DanceWEB Europe scholarship to attend ImPulsTanz festival 2012 in Vienna. Associated artist in La Caldera since 2012 and resident artist in Graner Creation Centre in Barcelona.

DURATION: 4 days x 3h -> 24.-27.7., 9:30-12:30h, Mediterranean Dance Center

REGISTRATION FEE: 550,00 kn*
*in case of attending 2 workshops (+Arnulfo Pardo Ravagli: Improvisation through Physical Awareness) the price for both is 800,00 kn

HOW TO APPLY:
- send an e-mail to: petra@svetvincenatfestival.com
When applying / sending an e-mail, please send the following data:
- name & surname, address, mobile phone number, a short CV.
After we receive your e-mail, we will contact you with all the details!

!!!SPECIAL OFFER - for the first 10 participants! A special price which includes accommodation! Workshops + accommodation* for 5 nights = 190,00 EUR!

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