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Marcela Giesche  Contemporary Training for Dancers

Class Description: The class consists of a combination of dynamic release techniques and floor work intertwined with improvisational elements designed to open and expand the possibilities of the performer. Continuous movement flow, partner-work, improvisation, awareness of musicality, and the use of imagery are used to bring the dancer into a state where the class becomes a journey while thoroughly warming up the physical body. Rather than focusing on specific body forms, Marcela’s techniques work on finding clear geometric energy patterns running through the mind, body, and space, which drive the movement with momentum. A sweeping movement phrase is what finally brings the elements of technique, performance, and improvisation together in a full bodied personal expression.

Bio: Marcela Giesche (US/DE) is a freelance artist currently based in Berlin, Germany. She studied dance and choreography at the Rotterdamse Dansacademie and The Ohio State University where she received her BFA. She has received numerous scholarships including participation in the danceweb 2010 at Impulstanz. Marcela has danced for Bianca Van Dillen and Beppie Blankert in the Netherlands, with Neuer Tanz / VA Wölfl, and Canan Erek in Germany, and for the Italian company Deja Donne. She has taught and presented her work in the USA, Canada, and across Europe. In the past three years she has been working extensively with Bruno Caverna as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. She has also been developing her own research in movement improvisation with strong focus on partnering, musicality, and spatial/energetic awareness. Playing in the fertile crossing ground between dance on stage and movement/improvisation in the street continues to inform and inspire her creative work and life. Dance is what happens when we let our imagination run away with our bodies!

Gastdozenten  Klassisches Tänzertraining

13.04. - 26.04.2015  Paul Estabrook

Gastdozenten  Zeitgenössisches Tänzertraining

16.02. - 20.02.2015  Michael Langeneckert
21.02. & 22.02.2015  Adonis Vais

23.02. - 27.02.2015  Maya Matilde Carroll
28.02. & 01.03.2015  Marcela Giesche

02.03. - 06.03.2015  Damian Gmuer
07.03. & 08.03.2015  Marcela Giesche

09.03. - 12.03.2015  Michael Löhr
13.03.2015  Marcela Giesche
14.03. & 15.03.2015  Stella Zannou

16.03. - 20.03.2015  Christina Mertzani
21.03. & 22.03.2015  Sonia Rodriguez

23.03. - 27.03.2015  Christina Mertzani
28.03. & 29.03.2015  Sonia Rodriguez

30.03. - 03.04.2015  Anna Nowicka
04.04. & 05.04.2015  N.N.

06.04. - 10.04.2015  Andreas Rama
11.04. & 12.04.2015  Jakob Yaw

13.04. - 17.04.2015  Edivaldo Ernesto
18.04. & 19.04.2015  Jakob Yaw

20.04. - 24.04.2015  Rakesh Sukesh
25.04. & 26.04.2015  Opay L. Goldberg

27.04. - 01.05.2015  Jennifer Mann
02.05. & 03.05.2015  David Bloom

04.05. - 08.05.2015  Milla Koistinen
09.05. & 10.05.2015  Jakob Yaw

11.05. - 15.05.2015  Michael Löhr
16.05. & 17.05.2015  Michael Langeneckert

18.05. - 22.05.2015  Bruno Caverna
23.05. & 24.05.2015  Michael Langeneckert

25.05. - 29.05.2015  Nir de Volff
30.05. & 31.05.2015  Michael Langeneckert