Floor Barre - (Barre à Terre) mit Laurence Chaperon

Wann: jeden Donnerstag von 08:30 h - 09.30 h im kleinen Saal
Nur mit Voranmeldung!

Laurence Chaperon ist ehemalige Ballettänzerin aus Paris und der Staatsoper Bonn.
Floor Barre, auch bekannt unter der Bezeichnung "Barre à Terre" ist das ideale Ganzkörpertraining um den Körper richtig auszurichten. Alle Übungen werden am Boden ausgeführt und vermitteln so ein besseres Gefühl und Verständnis für eine richtige Körperhaltung.

Going Deep - To Cross The Border Of Our Borders. Workshop by Sonia   Rodriguez

27.3, 29.3., 31.3.
14.00 - 16.00h
Preis für 3 Tage: 60 Euro
Preis für 1 Tag: 20 Euro 

Every day we try to enjoy the moment, learning and following our way, gathering our own experiences. The motor of dancers and movers is our body, it’s the tool by which we explore the movements to communicate and canalize our emotions. All external impulses influence our dance and they manifest differently depending on our personality. This is the knowledge that we want to expand and share with others. In this master class I would like to share my choreographic point of view, and contribute ideas to reflect on our capabilities and limitations as a performer. I invite dancers and movers who want to experiment and transform our old patterns. It will be an evolving process: we will start with a technical class to work the perception of the body
as layers, with different sensation and emotional states, emphasizes the body ́s natural alignments and movements, between doing and observing the flow of impulses .In the second part we will put our attention on more complex phrases, combining different energetic qualities and different levels. All this under the inspiring idea “ To cross the border of our borders”. The first objective is working our presence without fear, this will allow us to be honest with our feelings and inspiration, and being able to share it with the group. We will go through our intense physical work to explore bodily experiences and images finding our own strategies to perform.

Sonia was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias (Spain) in 1974.
Her professional career began as an interpreter and dancer for the Cia Provi- sional Dance (Madrid 1992-1996) then continued with Cia Charleroi Danses (Belgium 1996-1998), Cia En-Knap (Slovenia 1999-1998) and Cia Gissela Rocha (Zurich 1999).
After working in different projects and companies she joined Cia Rui Horta (Germany 1999-2002) where besides being a dancer she also took the part as an assistant of choreography creating pieces for different companies like Scottish Dance Theater (Scotland) and Cia Norrdans (Sweden).
In 2002 she is awarded the Best Dancer of the Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid that gives her the chance to participate in the American Dance Festi- val 2002 (North Caroline, USA).
In 2002 her professional career brought her to England, working with Cia H2- dance (London 2002-2003) and continued with being assistant of choreo- graphy and interpreter of the Cia Lanonima Imperial (Barcelona, Spain 2003- 2005); Cia Lior Lev (Stuttgart, Germany 2005); Cia Cobosmika (Barcelona, Spain 2005-2006) and Cia La Baraka (Lyons, France 2006-2008).These last years she joined other Companies such as Cie Yann Lheureux (Montpellier, 2008-2013), Cie Dysoundbo( Luzern, 2013), and Hausgemacht Company (Munich, 2015-2013).
In 2013 she is invited to performe at the Beijing Dance Festival 2013 (China). Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts (Bangalore, India) in collaboration with Goethe Institut Bangalore invited her to be artist in residence to choreograph the piece “ Absence / Presence”) 2014.
In 2016 she receives a residency at the Choreographiche Resident CC Hei- delberg with the piece “ Mabel”
Since 2002 she has her own Company, Cía. Sonia Rodríguez. Her first solo Caos was awarded the third best performer prize at the 8th International Solo Dance event at Stuttgart and won the price for the best choreography in the Danza Calviá Festival 2005. Since 2013 Sonia is based between Berlin and Gran Canaria 

 The Group Motion Workshop

Date: Saturday, March 25th and July 1st 2017, from 20:00 - 22:00h
Price: 20€

Collective Dance Making in the Moment
A Creative Practice
The Group Motion Workshop is a two hour long, non stop guided process of dance/movement improvisation with live music. Based on structures and scores created and developed by Brigitta Herrmann and Manfred Fischbeck as an outgrowth of their work with the Group Motion Dance Company, this Workshop has been created and evolved since 1972. It is being conducted regularly every Friday night in Philadelphia for over forty years and has toured to festivals, dance centers, colleges and schools in the US and other countries such as Japan, Taiwan, Argentina, Germany, France, Poland, Lithuania, Cyprus, Bermuda and Barbados. This tradition is now being implemented and carried on by a Berlin based Group Motion WS Collective, whose members include performing artist and leading Group Motion Workshop facilitator and teacher (since 2010) Laina Fischbeck from Rennes, France, Berlin based teachers Jennifer Mann and Heidi Weiss, as well as musician/composer Geoffrey Armes, who will be leading an ensemble of musicians. No experience is required!!!

The Group Motion Workshop can be utilized as a creative practice on all levels of dance experience and all ages. It serves as a resource for creative and authentic expression through dance, music and movement and sound, transformation and healing. It offers a space for interactivity and communication which is spontaneous, deep and direct, allowing for new channels of creative potential to open. The Group Motion Workshop celebrates the language of movement as a language that anyone can speak and understand. In its most known format, the famous 'Friday Night Workshop', the overlap of dancers and non-dancers and of different ages ads a powerful dimension of mutual learning and exchange of movement information and body/mind/spirit integration. As one observing and participating dancer/choreographer remarked:"You realize how much movement dancers have trained out of their bodies ". The Workshop combines highly refined structures of improvisation, movement meditations, and contact dance with explorations of breath flow, sound, and movement qualities in an interactive exchange with live improvised acoustic and electronic music. These structures are practiced in ways of playing, discovering and experiencing individually and collectively the languages of movement and dance, sound and music. These structures reflect universal patterns of communication found in nature and the human psyche. They have the potential of tapping into archetypal images and visualizations from the collective subconscious rendering forms of spontaneously compositional and choreographic creation. The practice of these dances in the space of creative interaction with music in the moment creates a ritual space of building community.