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Monday Night Improvisation

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Programmed by Independent Dance.

Open to all. Teacher changes weekly.


Monday Night Improvisation is an adult dance class open to all  – beginners and those with dance and movement experience. Running for 10 weeks each term, these popular classes offer opportunities to explore a wide array of approaches to improvisation, in an atmosphere where work and play co-exist and where watching and talking support your dancing.

Each week is led by a different teacher of renown who brings their own approach, influenced or inspired by forms including but not limited to Butoh, Contact Improvisation, Feldenkrais, Skinner Releasing Technique, Tango, Action Theatre, Eastern Bodywork Principles, Hip Hop, Amerta Movement, Yoruba, Alexander Technique, BodyMind Centering among others. No prior experience in these forms is necessary.

Timetable

Mondays
From 25 Jan 2024
6.30 – 8pm

Spring 2024 PROGRAMME

15 January | Zoë Solomons
22 January | ‘Funmi Adewole Elliott
29 January | Thomas Kampe
5 February | Satya Dunning
12 February | Nathaniel Parchment
19 February | Cai Tomos
26 February | tbc
4 March | Jenny Hill
11 March | Yumino Seki
18 March | Alexandra Baybutt


Access and Amenities at SDS

Siobhan Davies Studios is mostly accessible to wheelchair users, with lifts to all floors. There are two accessible parking spaces available on site which can be booked in advance. Blue Badge parking is also available nearby on West Square and Garden Row (for a full map visit the Southwark Council website). Our main door is not power assisted.

Amenities include: 

  • Changing facilities* 
  • Communal showers* 
  • Lockers
  • Toilets / wheelchair accessible toilets 
  • Kitchen: tea and coffee making, fridge, and microwave (not fully accessible) 

* Our changing facilities and showers are not fully accessible. Our closest publicly available and fully accessible changing facility is at The Castle Centre, a leisure centre 0.3 miles away from the studios. You can find full details of their features here.