Workshop Series

Mornings with Molly Tipping - Initiation, Discovering your Habits and Awakening new Possibilities

Week 1: Jan 29 - Feb 02

09:30 - 11:00

KSAC

Each Feldenkrais lesson builds on the last to connect you to your skeletal axis in 3-dimensional space. Take time to sense specific joints and explore how initiating from a new vertebrae, joint and landmark each day can help connect you to your marvellous skeleton and unlock a simplicity that yields a supple and potent directional body.

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Flying Low

Week 1: Jan 29 - Feb 02

09:30 - 11:00

KSAC

Developed by David Zambrano, Flying Low is a highly physical and fast paced class, focusing on the dancers relationship with the floor/ground/earth. Developed by David Zambrano, Flying Low focuses mainly on the dancer's relationship with the floor/ground/earth. The class utilizes simple movement patterns that involve breathing, speed and the release of energy throughout the body in order to activate the relationship between the centre and the joints, moving in and out of the ground more efficiently while maintaining a centered state. The class is highly physical and fast paced, for advanced/professional dancers.

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Passing Through

Week 1: Jan 29 - Feb 02

11:30 - 13:30

KSAC

Developed by David Zambrano, Passing Through is a highly physical practice that works to improve the dancers physical perception and alertness in space. The Passing Through is the making of a spontaneous movement composition, where the focus is on creating and developing 'in the doing' the dynamics for a complex system to present leadership in the form of a group web - seeing the room full of infinite pathways and spirals offering unlimited possibilities. The group moves constantly, transforming the environment of the dance.

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Keep it movin’

Week 1: Jan 29 - Feb 02

11:30 - 13:30

KSAC

This workshop will be inviting its participants to reconnect to their inner fire and desires to keep it moving, moulding space and time to challenge encounters with other bodies or their own.

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Sidi Larbi Cherkoaui

Week 1 & 2: Jan 29 - Feb 09

15:00 - 19:00

KSAC

In this workshop participants will explore the choreographic world of Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui from the perspective of collaborator Nick Coutsier. Nick will unpack and offer some of the methodology that underpins Cherkaoui’s recent choreographic art works like "Satyagraha" and "Vlaemsch", focusing on collaboration and exchange, and the coexistence of different genres/ styles / stories, to generate material. NB. This is a 2-week workshop and participants must book into the full two weeks.

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Movement Together

Week 1: Jan 29-Feb 02

15:00 - 19:00

KSAC

A workshop in peer-to-peer exchange, accessible co-creation and dance improvisation led by artists Julia Hales, Sam Fox and members of My Studio’s Performance Makers’ Collective (WA). This workshop builds upon practices developed between disabled and ally artists through the My Studio program. A range of accessible approaches will be explored that allow for non-verbal collaboration, diverse ways of moving and shared creative agency across the group. The process will lead to an experimental performance outcome. 8 artists will be selected to collaborate alongside 8 artists from My Studio Performance Makers’ Collective during this workshop. If you wish to be part of this workshop please share your interest by filling in the form below. EOIs due WST 17:00, 10 December 2023.

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Marrugeku 2 day Masterclass

Week 2: Feb 04 - 05

10:00 - 17:00

KSAC

Marrugeku’s co-artistic directors – choreographer and dancer Dalisa Pigram and director and dramaturg Rachael Swain will lead a 2 day masterclass for dancers, choreographers, physical performers and actors which underpin Marrugeku’s devising approaches to intercultural contemporary dance theatre. Drawing on personal and cultural backgrounds to create contemporary movement, we will experiment with techniques to layer and structure movement, ideas, characters and cultural influences. Participants should have two to three years of experience in one or more of dance, circus, street dance, traditional or contemporary Indigenous dance, martial arts or other movement based practices. The workshop is also open to actors with some movement experience interested in improvisational movement processes to generate theatre. Please submit a statement of interest and a short bio. Participation is by EOI.

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Mornings with The Farm - The Farm Smorgasbord

Week 2: Feb 05-09

09:30 - 11:00

TBC

Daily offerings of creative practice and physical preparation from members of The Farm's collective. Each day a different member of The Farm collective will lead a physical warm up. Each of these offerings will be drawn from and include techniques associated with the Farm's production Stunt Double. They will range from floor work, stunt training, deep relaxation, chi gung, improvisation and vocal warm up.

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Mornings with Daniel Riley | ADT

Week 2: Feb 05 - Feb 09

09:30 - 11:00

KSAC

Weeklong morning dance class series with Daniel Riley, Artistic Director of Australian Dance Theatre.

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The Violence of Forgetting

Week 2: Feb 05 - Feb 09

11:30 - 13:30

KSAC

Based out of Daniel's first major work for Australian Dance Theatre, SAVAGE, the workshops will be an exploration of power, myth and identity. Through conversations, repertoire, tasking and improvisations, participants will dive into a world that questions our fundamental belief systems and our belief in the truth and lies that have captured our hearts and minds.

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