05.02. – 09.02.2024, 12:00–13:30
Motion Qualia Workshop
Training for Dancers
Satoshi Kudo is a dancer and choreographer, base in Stockholm. Kudo has worked as a dancer for Ohad Naharin, Danish Dance Theatre, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and many other creators. He worked extensively as an assistant choreographer and rehearsal director for Eastman/Cherkaoui’s works including Michel Jackson ONE/Cirque du Soleil(CA), Der Ring des Nibelungen/StaatsOper Under Linden(DE) & Teatro all Scala(IT), SUTRA with Shaolin Monks/Sadler’s Wells(UK) and more. Later he also worked for Royal Swedish Ballet(SE) including the works of Mats Ek, Johan Inger, Alexander Ekman, Sharon Eyal and others. As a choreographer, Kudo created the movement theory “Motion Qualia” which relates instinct reflex to motion such as gymnastics or martial arts. He uses it often for creating his works, which have been performed in Europe and Asia. Kudo also offers workshops and classes world wide.
Practicing basic floor-work exercises for understanding physics of body structure. It gives you safety and logic for moving with gravity.
In the combination, you learn flowing movement with constant off-balance. This activate your reflex through the amygdala.
*Knee pads required