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Valerie Renay is a Berlin based French-Caribbean singer, performer, director. A voice coach leading workshops at Universität der Künste Berlin, and teaching individual singing classes for people of all abilities and background. She puts emphases on physical approach, her training develops breathing, range, resonance, power and creativity. https://www.facebook.com/valerierenaysolo/
Yuko Kaseki is director, choreographer, Butoh dancer, performance artist, improviser and teacher, based in Berlin.
The workshop’s emphasis is to develop original movement through body awareness, sensitivity, and also discover hidden dynamic energy. Warm up with various physical training methods such as Noguchi gymnastics, elements of Tai-Chi Dao-yin, Butoh methodology, for permeability and awakening deeper layers of motion/emotion of the body. Direct physical connection with others and spaces will stimulate and enhance physical imagination and help accumulate a vocabulary of movement. Finding the core of our body (Tanden), which is our energy source, listening honestly to the variants of inner and develop this in relation to the outer would will be an ongoing focuspoint. Participants are encouraged to discover authentic movement of own Self from a deeper sense, through playful Improvisation with imagination of elements, essence of quality, gravity, scale, dimension, directionality... searching balance between both extremes of tense and release, silence and chaos, strong existence with disappearance...
Singing: “Expiration of air with the vocal cords drawn close so as to vibrate audibly”
Voice is a manifestation of energy that can be heard and perceived by touch through its vibration even by deaf people.
I will be working with voice, and sound as a way to awaken the senses, helping discovering new realm of communication. The simple voice exercises will encourage people to connect deeply with themselves on a physical level through the sensation of the vibration they create, discovering new ways to interact with their surroundings and other people, in an open, relaxed and confident manner.
The individual training of voice and body, combining the various elements of our research process will finally resonate and incorporate the internal and external experiences into the sounding body.
Practical activities of play and observation, improvisation and feedback with each other but also self-reflective awareness training will enhance and expand our understanding of the individual and collective body. Tools like repetition, reduced simplicity, erosion and investigation, erasing improvisation and coming back to original questions, isolation and bricolage of new material will help us to inherit the energy of movement and find back to the fundamental and grounded state of being.
Exploring the relationship of opposites like body silence / inside screaming, frantic movement / calm breath, shifitng between habitual expression and core resonance we aim to reveal an original self identity. Continuing the process of exposing this authenticity through performative methods we will try to construct a collective and universal identitiy in space, to create new performative form the magic moments of quotidian reality in the realm of the sacred secular.
Physical Fest workshops- Mask-Physical Theatre- Improvisation- 3 Sundays in June- Liverpool
Physical Fest is taking a break this year, but you can still get your workshop fix with this series of Sunday’s in June!
£30/25 for one day, £50 for two days, £70 for ALL 3 DAYS!
Book here: http://tmesistheatre.com/contact
Physical theatre & the Playful performer- Tmesis Theatre- Sunday 10th June
A day exploring physical devising techniques, tools to use the body more expressively, working as an ensemble and opening up the playful performer in you.
Tmesis Theatre create, develop and share physical theatre through national touring productions, participation and their international festival of physical theatre- Physical Fest.
Trance Masks- Simone Tani- Sunday 17th June
A one day workshop to explore a technique that focusses on the most playful and instinctive aspects of performing. Masks help us to release the pressure to "create" as we let the mask lead us to discover movement, posture and voice.
Simone Tani is a co-founder of award-winning Teatro Pomodoro and has taught masks at University of Chester, Edge Hill University, LIPA and National Taiwan University of Arts.
Improvisation for Performers -Impropriety Sunday 24th June
A day of exploring the techniques of Improvisation to enhance your skills as a performer. We will explore quick thinking, character, scene work and narrative both in Improv and and it's applications in wider performance. This fun and relaxed workshop is a great opportunity for experienced performers who want to expand their current skill set to include Improvisation.
Impropriety are Liverpool's premier Improvisation Theatre Company, best known for the Liverpool 33.5hr Annual Improvathon, now in it’s 9th year.
Scott Wells: The Flying Score - Workshop, Berlin 25-27.5.18
The Flying Score – Workshop by Scott Wells
Workshop in Contact Improvisation, flight patterns and fluid acrobatics
May 25-27, 2018 – Tanzfabrik Berlin (Kreuzberg)
Scott Wells, San Francisco
Artistic Director of Scott Wells & Dancers – contemporary dance ensemble „renown for their high-flying, gravity-defying dance“
– Friday 25.5.: 16-20:00
– Saturday 26.5.: 10-18:00 (break 13-14:00)
(19-22:00 public Contact Jam)
– Sunday 27.5.: 11-18:00 (break 14-15:00)
(=total teaching time: 17h)
Early bird: 145€ (money transfer until April 25, 2018),
For registration details and workshop questions please contact me by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT WEBSITE: http://contact-improvisation.net/2018/02/27/the-flying-score-ws-by-...
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YOU are cordially invited to the workshop:
KATIE DUCK : IMPROVISATION
Workshop in Performance Research and improvisational Compositions
DATE: February 16-18, 2018
NICE VENUE: Tanzfabrik Berlin (Kreuzberg)
COST: Early bird 125€ - 165€ after January 19, 2018
BINDING REGISTRATION: For registration details contact email@example.com
EVENT WEBSITE: http://contact-improvisation.net/2017/11/20/improvisation-ws-by-kat...
LIKE THE EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/491273964591539/
Friday 16.2.: 18-21h
Saturday 17.2.: 10-13h + 14-17h
Sunday 18.2.: 10-13h + 15-17h + 18-19h Public Showing
Total teaching time: 15h + Showing
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
Katie Duck has been investigating theater, dance and music with live performance for over 30 years. In her workshop, she takes a microscopic view on the role improvisation plays in a live performance combining her background in the performing arts with her curiosity for advances in brain studies, music and movement research. READ MORE IN THE WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION BELOW...
For the participants is a voluntary opportunity to show the material developed in the workshop to the public in an informal showing at the end of the weekend, Sunday at 6:00 pm.
BUTOH TRAINING AT SIOBHAN DAVIES, LONDON, UK
LED BY FLORENCIA GUERBEROF13th &15th DEC 2017 5.45 PM- 9 PMSIOBHAN DAVIES, THE ROOF STUDIO85 St Georges RoadSE1 6ER London,UK
you are cordially invited to the workshop:
ANIMAL INSTINCT – Movement Reaserch & Contact Improvisation –
with MATAN LEVKOWICH
DATE: November 4+5, 2017
NICE VENUE: EDEN Studios - part of Dock11 Berlin -
COST: Earlybird 125€ (money transfer until September 23, 2017), thereafter 155€
YOUR REGISTRATION: For registration details and workshop questions please contact me by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENT WEBSITE: http://contact-improvisation.net/2017/08/01/animal-instinct-matan-l...
LIKE THE EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1354950411287365/
November 4+5, 2017
Saturday: 11:00-14:00 / 15:00-18:00 / 18:30-20:00 (open space/jam)
Sunday: 11:00-14:00 / 15:00-18:00
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: https://vimeo.com/103231069
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