Lukas Malkowski

Contemporary for Dancers

01.11. – 05.11.2021, 12:00 – 13:30
02.11. + 04.11.2021, 14:00 – 15:30
06.11. + 07.11.2021, 13:00 – 14:30

Training for Dancers

Bio

Lukas Malkowski is a CODA (Child of Deaf Adult), Dance Artist, choreographer, Aquarius, and avid cyclist from Toronto, Canada. Attaining his BFA in Dance Performance at Ryerson University, he was the recipient of Canada’s 2015 Hnatyshyn Foundation Developing Artist Grant for Contemporary Dance. He has worked with Staatsballett Berlin, Sasha Waltz, Peggy Baker, Arcade Fire, Toronto Dance Theatre, Jasmine Ellis, Diane Borsato, Adelheid, Mocean Dance, Naishi Wang and Deaf Spectrum. He has performed at the Rodeo Festival(Munich), Holland Dance Festival, and Cervantino Festival(Mexico). Lukas has performed the works of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and Maxine Doyle, at the Banff Centre, and SpringboardDanseMontreal. Lukas’s choreography is shaped by embodiment, physics, and languages. His teaching practice is driven by social dialogue and physics embodiment using sight and touch. His contact practice with Dana Pajarillaga deals with interrelation, compassion, and non-hierarchical partnering technologies. He has taught in Toronto, Berlin, and Mexico City. He is currently developing his solo installation, Momentum Contingency, for film and public space dissemination.

Class description

“Flowmentum embodies science physics principles to flow like water & fly like the wind. aiming to build dynamic, reactive movement in and out of the floor, flowmentum is influenced by contemporary dance, yoga, acrobatics and break(breakdance) techniques.
jumping between functional improvisation concepts and choreographed combinations, participants will unlock their own dynamic flow and harness the power of their own momentum!”