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Code | W15 Name | Improvisation Tutor | Xuan.Nian Date | 2015.11.19 (Thur) Time | 1900-1200 Language | Putonghua Qualification | Nil Min. age requirement | Nil Introduction The relaxation of body can be led through internal and external re-discovery of body, with reduction in unintentional tense. Along with the breathing system, body muscles can be exercised fully in a natural state, which can prevent the over-control in muscle. The energy in body can therefore be executed, let the focus lead the movement, to release from the bound in body and movement, to the infinite possibilities in body!...

Code | W14 Name | IN THE ALCHEMY ESSENCE OF THE DANCE Tutor | Alexandra BATTAGLIA Date | 2015.11.19 (Thu) Time | 1000-1130 Language | English Qualification | No dance experience needed. Min. age requirement | 16 or above. Introduction Working integration and unification of being (body, mind, soul) in a fluid expression and authentic of the individual. By giving emphasis to the body listening using self-massage, elements from the Nature, simplicity and organic movements of self consciousness. Develops the different physical skills, dynamics and body language that crosses dance techniques, various games and basic actions of movement. Creating in the vital flow, the exploitation of non-space/time, in the time of the Soul, in which pure dance and life are expressed. The work is anchored in the breathing, awareness of the body center and Energy....

Code | W8 Name | Catalyst Tutor | Marloes Van HOUTEN & Gary SWART Date | 2015.11.12 Time | 1800-2200 Language | English Qualification | Nil Min. age requirement | Nil Introduction All bodies have their own unique way of moving, communicating and being. It is by discovering the codes of our bodies and those of others that we are able to create new organic expressions through the art of movement and thus extend our choreographic vocabulary. Contact improvisation is a dance technique in which points of physical contact provide the starting point for exploration through movement improvisation. In essence it is the art of finding the mutual ebb and flow of our energetic bodies as we dance collide, connect and manifest. In the Catalyst workshop we will explore various movement vocabularies, the elements that effect them, how they respond and communicate with inanimate objects and ultimately fuse them into a dynamic choreography style....

Code | W3 Name |Body, Breath and Voice: A Singer's Perspective Tutor | Henk KRAAIJEVELD & The Junctions Date | 2015.11.10 Time | 1000-1130 Language | English Qualification | Nil Min. age requirement | Nil Introduction This workshop covers the trinity of body, breath and sound, that a singer is involved with. We experiment with the making of different sounds and pay attention to a healty breath technique and movement/presentation. There is space and opportunity to bring your song and present them in a group....

Code | W2 Name | Homeostasis Tutor | Margriet van DUIJVENBODE, Marloes Van HOUTEN, Henk KRAAIJEVELD, David LEUNG Date | 2015.11.09 Time | 1930-2230 Language | English Qualification | Nil Min. age requirement | Nil Introduction Homeostasis the ability for internal conditions to remain stable and relatively constant, during external shifts and changes. "What is the influence of your direct surroundings on your voice and / or movement? Are you able to stay attuned to your own “rhythm, beat, breath, way of being”. Let’s narrow it down to the city where you live. Or where you travel to. Does the activity of a city comes and hit you? Or do you stay unmoved being in different surroundings? What effect does it have on the use of your instrument? What images and sound scapes of the city in decay invite you to deconstruct yourself and let go of unnecessary cover ups or luggage? Which sounds, rhythms and movements of the city speak to your longing to expand your essence and grow in authenticity? In this workshop, singers and dancers from different cultural backgrounds (Hong Kong and The Netherlands) will perform together with this subject in mind. Let existing compositions be influenced by the city-setting, and creating new compositions out of improvisations"....