Movement Culture &
Tua o Te Arai Performance Workshop
Facilitated by Charles Koroneho
Monday-Friday, January 8-12
(25hrs), $197.50, 9am-3pm
Morning Hybrid Training
(10hrs), $92, 9-11am
This 5-day intensive is designed as an open level creative
workshop for the professional performing artists and
researchers in dance, theatre and visual arts. Daily practices
will investigate movement cultures and hybrid training,
improvisation, creativity and performance.
Movement Culture Workshop
explores spatial activation, an eclectic movement
vocabulary, set and improvised material within a continuous movement field. Hybrid
movement sessions are fast paced; emphasizing the moving body in space, improved
mobility, speed, coordination and spatial orientation. Training is focused on hybridizing
dance, body weather laboratory, mau rakau, martial arts and somatic research practices.
Movement sessions may include work with objects, partnered bodywork, specific
stretching, relaxation exercises focused on breathing, alignment and contact.
Tua o Te Arai is an exploration of bereavement, funeral practices and lamentation.
The workshop focuses on funeral, cemetery and burial art to explore movement and
improvisation for performance making. Creativity sessions explore sensitivity training,
structured improvisation and specific techniques for developing a body of internal
landscapes, performance persona and characterizations.
Sessions are designed to sharpen focus and develop a diverse range of choreographic
explorations, performance devising, scripting or co-authoring and may be experienced as
individuals, in small groups or larger ensemble.
To register your interest, please contact dance programmer, Salome Nieto email@example.com
604-205-3007 for details, a complete workshop brochure
and application procedure. Please send your application to Charles Koroneho firstname.lastname@example.org
*Applications close December 10, 2017