MOVEMENT RESEARCH AND COMPOSITION

with Maria Colusi

05.–09.07.21, 18:00–20:00

Dancer/ Mover/ Performer

Fee: 85€ / 70€ Early Bird (until June 21st)

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The interest of this class is to find new perspectives in how we think the body and the movement. 

The first part of the class is a guided improvisational warm-up, where we tune the body by integrating breath, gravity, textures, supports, speed changes and coordination in order to create a dialogue between action and the awareness of the spontaneous movement.

In the second part we will embodied, explore and develop different movement-tasks or ideas articulating them in time and space challenging the way we phrase movements as stimulating our choices and creativity.

The third part focuses on the practice of composition in a group form, using all the previously worked elements in a playful and precise way.

Being directors and performers at the meantime.

About Maria Colusi

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is a dancer, choreographer, and teacher, who has been engaged in intensive work in Europe and worldwide. She was member of the Contemporary Ballet Teatro General San Martin, and since 2003 of Sasha Waltz & Guests Company.

She has simultaneously developed her own choreographic work including:

‘Sink’ 2018 with the composer Edgardo Rudnitzky, ‘Querandi’ 2017 with Florencia Lamarca and Edgardo Rudnitzky; ‘Tone undertow’ 2015, ‘Topo’ 2014; ‘Witness’ 2011 with the composer Edgardo Rudnitzky.

Also she has collaborated with musicians in the Frame Performance Series ‘Taktstelle- Musiktanzreihe’ ,‘Zwischenwelt festival for music and dance improvisation’ ‘Dialogue/Wirbel Improvisation’.

She has also collaborated with various theater directors including Luciano Suardi Alejandro Tantanian and Ola Mafalaani.

Her Works has been performed in several venues as Radial System, Dock11, Kunst Festival des Arts, Berliner Ensemble, Acud theater, Lido theater, Theater Kapelle, Schloss Solitude, Centro Artistico it Grattaclelo and Laborgras among others.

In the pedagogical realm she leads repertoire workshops of Sasha Waltz & Guests, Dance and Music Improvisation workshops in CDSH Hamburg, Marameo,Tanzfabrik, Dock11, Staatsballet Berlin, Laborgras, Radialsystem, Die Etage, Soudance Festival in Germany, University in Arts UNA ,Argentina, Maslool dance School, Israel, Lab Colombo/ Goethe Institut, Sri Lanka and Tanzschule MK, South Korea.

She has received a grant from Fundacion Antorchas, Argentina and she was supported by Senatskanzlei – Kulturelle Angelegenheiten Einzelprojekt Förderung , Dachverband Tanz Deutshcland e.V und Kulturproject Berlin in Germany.

www.mariacolusi.com