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Errol White Company (UK, Edinburgh) Professional Class

published on Wednesday, 23 April, 2014 |

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Closes: June 27, 2014

Now that IAM is over, we turn to another exciting part of Errol White Company's work - continuing professional development for the community of professional dancers in Scotland.

We launch Evolve in mid-May, which you will hear more of in the coming weeks. We shall also be hosting a Symposium in September. At this event we will discuss issues relating to being a career dancer in Scotland. More information on speakers and how you can get involved will be available in late-June.

For the immediate future, we are delighted to continue our series of professional workshops. This professional series is our commitment to provide the highest quality affordable training to career dancers across Scotland. These workshops shall take place on 25, 26 & 27 June.

The principle elements of the class work will focus on skeletal alignment; articulate placement and core stability. Leading the dancers to move fluidly with precision, power and strength facilitating a neutral and controlled understanding of the body's physicality in performance.

Class will be delivered by Errol White and Davina Givan. The cost of the class is £15 for three days (£5 per class). Dancers are asked to commit to the three day schedule.

NB - Advance booking essential and full non-refundable payment of the full amount on first day will be applicable.

All classes take place at The Studio, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. This opportunity is only open to professional dancers and BA graduates. To book your place, please contact davina@errolwhitecompany.com.

If you would like to contact us about anything regarding how EWC can play a central role in your dance do not hesitate to contact us on dance@errolwhitecompany.com

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Kerry Nicholls (UK, London) Professional Class

published on Wednesday, 16 April, 2014 |

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Closes: August 22, 2014

The Experience KND Summer Programme 2014 continues the hugely successful artist development phases of December 2012 and Summer 2013. Extending KND's vision for high- quality professional training in the UK, it is a further opportunity to work in an exclusive setting with Kerry Nicholls and long-time music collaborator David Walters.

The two-week phase will offer daily, morning professional-level masterclasses. As last year, the classes will be hosted at the company home of English National Ballet in South Kensington.

Time & Dates:

Morning Masterclass each day: 10:00-12:00 Week 1: Monday 11 - Friday 15 August 2014 Week 2: Monday 18 - Friday 22 August 2014

Each professionally-driven class will run for two hours, feature live music, and promote restricted numbers for a qualitative experience at a high level. Kerry and David share their symbiotic connection housed in a fast-paced, energetic and athletically demanding technique class.

Using the foundations of Limon and release based techniques, the classes will explore a kinetic use of spatial architectonics with an attention to momentum, qualitative change, and musical sensibility.

Booking and Fees:

2 hour morning masterclass - 5 class course: £75
Single drop-in masterclass: £18

Booking via the website: http://www.kerrynicholls.com/workshops.html.

Places are filling up fast, book soon to secure your place. For any queries, please email info@kerrynicholls.com.

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Ultima Vez Workshop (UK, London)

published on Tuesday, 15 April, 2014 |

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Closes: May 19, 2014

A Rare Opportunity to Dance with Ultima Vez: Wim Vandekeybus Company 2- Day Workshop 28th & 29th May 2014 10:00 - 16:0. During this workshop you will study the vocabulary from several Ultima Vez shows in order to understand the most important aspects of these performances, where floor work and partnering work form the base.

Ideas, concepts and sources behind the movements will be discussed: risk, trust, moving with necessity, instinct, self-protection, how to protect somebody else, speed, fragility, softness, weakness, tension...The different tasks will allow you to discover how you dance, where your limits are and how you can go further. You will find answers, but also new questions.

The workshop will be led by Jorge Jauregui Allue. Jorge joined Ultima Vez/Wim Vandekeybus in 2004 for the revival of Wim Vandekeybus's second piece Les porteuses de mauvaises nouvelles, in collaboration with the Portuguese Companhia Instavel. Jorge has been a member of Ultima Vez for several productions

For more information and booking go to : http://danceworks.net/ultima-vez/

Participants must be 18 years of age or over. Early Bird Offer £120 before 19th May, £145 thereafter. - Limited availability, booked on a first come first served basis.
Level: Intermediate/Advanced

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The Place (UK, London) Professional Class

published on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 |

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Closes: June 27, 2014

The Place in London offers a number of professional classes throughout the week taught by a number of different teachers. Professional classes are for professional dancers who have completed full-time contemporary dance training and may be in between projects.

Class numbers are limited so please make yourself known to the Artist Development representative at reception on arrival. The maximum number of participants per class is 25 or 30.

The class takes place in the Robert Cohan Studio (Studio 8) unless otherwise signposted and the space is open from 8.30am. Latecomers will not be admitted after class has started. Participants mut vacate the studio by 10.45am.

Cost £4 per class Buy a 10-class card and SAVE £35. You can now purchase your class card by calling ThePlace box office on 020 7121 1100. Classes may be cancelled on bank holidays.

For complete class and teacher listing see the ThePlace website.

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Charles Linehan (UK, Brighton) Workshop

published on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 |

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Closes: April 27, 2014

Fabrica Gallery in Brighton is presenting the work of artist Jacob Dahlgren in a visually striking, interactive exhibition which celebrates the mass-produced object.

We are jointly commissioning dance artist Charles Linehan to respond to the exhibition with a series of choreographed public performances as part of Brighton Festival in May.

Join Charles at Fabrica for a one day movement workshop, playing with his approach to the creation of experimental sequences used within these performances.

The workshop is open to professional dance artists, recent graduates or students in full time vocational dance training. Spaces at the workshop are limited so booking is required. For more information or to book please contact Zoe Manders.

Dates: 27th April, 2014. Time: 10:30 - 4:30 (Charles will begin with a warm-up)

£15 / £12.50 concs. Fabrica, Duke Street, Brighton, BN1 1AG. 01273 696844. zoe.manders@southeastdance.org.uk

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DanceXchange (UK, Birmingham) Professional Class

published on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 |

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Closes: June 26, 2014

DanceXchange in partnership with Birmingham Dance Network (BDN) run regular dance classes suitable for professional dance artists and 2nd/3rd year vocational degree students, led either by visiting companies (dx) or highly experienced dance teachers working in the West Midlands (Birmingham Dance Network)

Professional classes are held in DanceXchange Studios, Birmingham Hippodrome, Thorp St, Birmingham, B5 4TB.

No booking necessary, just turn up on the day. For more information please contact Birmingham Dance Network brumdancenetwork@gmail.com

New season of classes begin on May 1st, all classes run from 10-11.30am and cost £5.

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Dance City (UK, Newcastle) Professional Class

published on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 |

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Closes: July 16, 2014

As part of Dance City's continuing commitment to support professional artists the programme offers free, daily class. These classes are suitable for those who are at a professional standard or currently in their 3rd year of undergraduate dance study and at the appropriate level.

Professional Class - Guest Teacher Dance City invites visiting professional companies to lead a special professional class on Fridays as appropriate. Please check programme details on our website for updates.

Dance City offers professional classes at least 2 times per-week and more often when a company is in residence. These classes are free for professional dancers and can be booked online via the NDA's website.

Dance City is located in Newcastle at Temple Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4BR.

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Hofesh Shechter Company (UK, London) Class

published on Sunday, 13 April, 2014 |

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Closes: April 25, 2014

Hofesh Shechter Company is delighted to announce that we are running four Professional Classes led by Hofesh Shechter Company dancers.

Each day will be led by a different dancer in the Company, it will be a chance to experience how the Company take class and also to learn a short phrase from Hofesh Shechter's repertoire.

Come and join us for this exciting opportunity, you can book for all four days or each day individually.

The classes are open to professional dancers who are looking to enrich their practice as well as dance students in full time vocational training courses.

Dates: 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th April 2014 9am - 10:45am

Venue: Robert Cohan Studio, The Place, 16 Flaxman Terrace, London WC1H 9AT.

Fee: £6.50 per class OR book all four classes for £24. Please note we are unable to offer refunds if you can longer make the class.

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Nutshell Dance Company (UK) Summer Workshop

published on Wednesday, 2 April, 2014 |

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Closes: June 28, 2014

Nutshell Dance Company is holding its annual summer workshop in August 2014 and is now open for applications. The summer workshop is suitable for dancers either currently in or having completed professional contemporary training.

This is an excellent opportunity for dancers looking to explore Nutshell's unique working methods in choreography and performance and who are interested in joining the company for its future projects.

Participants of our previous summer workshops have enjoyed working with dance artists from Poland, Italy, Australia and the UK and have created site specific performances.

Workshops include daily contemporary class and repertory sessions, as well as exploratory sessions focusing on Nutshell's work, using voice, sign language and devising performance.

Where: Marylebone Dance Studio, 12 Lisson Grove, London, NW1 6TS
When: 18th-22nd August 2014

How to book: To book or for more information email mari@nutshelldance.co.uk
Costs: £170. Take advantage of our Early Bird offer at £120 if you book before June 2014.

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Phoenix Dance Theatre (UK) Intensive

published on Tuesday, 1 April, 2014 |

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Closes: June 30, 2014

Contemporary dance technique and creative exploration for dance professionals, recent graduates and final year students.

This five day intensive course is presented in partnership by Phoenix Dance Theatre and Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Designed to benefit and inspire dance professionals as well as final year dance students and recent graduates, the intensive features a series of contemporary dance technique classes alongside repertory and creative workshops.

Work with leading artists from Phoenix Dance Theatre and engage with the directors of both organisations.

Network with other dancers from across the UK and Europe.

Take class, rehearse and perform in world class facilities. Based at NSCD, with at least one day spent at Phoenix's home in the city centre.

Monday 21 - Friday 25 July 2014
Course only: £250; course with accommodation: £365

Download the booking form at: www.phoenixdancetheatre.co.uk
Booking deadline: Monday 30 June

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National School of Performing Arts (Denmark) Post Grad

published on Tuesday, 1 April, 2014 |

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Closes: April 22, 2014

The Danish National School of Performing Arts is now opening for 2nd call for applicants for the Dance Partnership education. This is a postgraduate education that may be interesting for graduating and recently graduated students at your school.

If you have any questions, you are more than welcome to contact me. 2nd call for applications for Dance Partnership audition

The Danish National School of Theatre and Contemporary Dance is a state institution under The Danish Ministry of Culture. The 2-year full time Dance Partnership education focuses on dance pedagogy, creative practice, music and administration and targets professional dancers, who will be trained to undertake collaborative creative dance projects in schools, cultural institutions and on their own.

The applicant must have at least 2 years professional experience and a bachelor degree in dance or equivalent.

The education is financed by the Danish state and is free of charge for all European students, while non-European students will need to finance their studies themselves. The education qualifies the student to receive SU (Statens Uddannelsesstøtte), but all foreign students will have to apply for financial support in their homeland to cover their living expenses.

2nd call application deadline is 22nd of April 2014
Audition is the 3rd-4th of May 2014

Application form can be found and completed online at www.scenekunstuddannelser.dk while further information can be found on www.scenekunstskolen.dk. Specific questions can be sent to sdv@scenekunstskolen.dk.

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Passion Red (Austria) Professional Residency

published on Thursday, 27 March, 2014 |

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Closes: June 2, 2014

We at PASSIONRED Collective, are inviting you to our Summer Workshop form 20. July until 3. August at Schwanenstadt, Austria. The focus of our Workshop will be on technical training, exploring the repertoire of PASSIONRED as well as the development of personal and collective work.

Our intention is to engage with a variety of artists, to explore and share in a choreographic and research environment.

Our plan is to select 10 suitable dancers for our summer residency workshop. The workshop will be overseen by Julian Yopasá and Oren Lazovsky. These international professional dancers will share their knowledge, expertise and offer individual mentorship and support.

PASSIONRED intends to create a group project this coming year and is holding this workshop with the idea of future collaboration with some of the selected dancers.

Deadline for application: 2nd June 2014

Where (venue, country): Oberndorf bei Schwanenstadt, Austria

When: 20. July - 3. August 2014

How to apply:

For the application please fill out the form on our page, send us your CV with dancing experience, Photo and Video - preferably contemporary dance and/or ballet. It can be a video of a performance or a training.

Costs: €1360 (including accommodation and registration fee)

Contact details: Any questions, please feel free to contact us at info@passionred.com
Barbara Mair
 +43 664 750 020 27

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Greenwich Dance (UK) Professional Workshops

published on Sunday, 2 March, 2014 |

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Closes: May 31, 2014

Professional Development Opportunities for Dance Artists hosted by Greenwich Dance in London.

Title: Body Weather Workshop

Description: This one-day workshop with Neil Callaghan will be an introduction to Body Weather. The workshop is suitable not only for dancers but for anyone with an interest in exploring the body in relation to space. In this workshop we will work to develop an awareness of the space, speed, shape, condition, temperature and density of the body and its environment through a series of physical propositions that challenge habitual movements and develop sensitivity. This workshop will precede a week long intensive that will be held in July.

Dates: Sat 3 May
Time: 10:30AM - 5:00PM
Venue: Greenwich Dance, The Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE
Price: £25

Title: Chalk workshop with Theo Clinkard

Description: A one day intensive with choreographer, dancer and Greenwich Dance resident artist, Theo Clinkard that offers professional dancers a chance to explore movement material from his new solo work, Chalk. This workshops consists of a generous 2 hour class followed by a focused session where participants can expect detailed and personalised coaching of his movement as well as opportunity to develop the work themselves.

Dates: Sat 31 May
Time: 10:30AM - 5:00PM
Venue: Greenwich Dance, The Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE
Price: £25

Book on: 020 8293 9741 or www.greenwichdance.org.uk

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