Created and curated by members of our Young Artists’ Advisory Group, the Young Artists’ Choreography Lab presents an opportunity for participants to experience contemporary choreographic practice from the next generation of dance artists.
Each week, a different young artist will lead a sessions sharing their own developing choreographic practice, techniques and ideas. The Young Artists’ Choreography Lab is an opportunity for young people interested in dance and choreography to explore, experiment, network and collaborate.
No dance experience required.
£49 for 7 sessions
Mon 5 Feb
Emily Jane Robinson - Dissecting Surroundings
Responding to images and sensory information this lab will introduce different ways of creating choreography from improvisation individually, in pairs and groups.
Mon 12 Feb
Dani Kolanis & Stella Rousham - Creativity through constraints: Creative writing, notation and movement
This lab explores the relationships between text and movement, looking at the possibilities for dance notation and choreography.
Mon 19 Feb
Katharina Book - Interpreting Text
What happens in our body when we read incomprehensible text; how are our breathing patterns, pronunciation, posture, and bodily tension effected? How can we use this movement vocabulary in choreography?
Mon 26 Feb
Yanaelle Thiran - Group Knots
Building group knots this lab will play with physical balance and group dependence, using contact, counter-balance and physical tension to make connected meaningful choreographic sketches.
Mon 5 Mar
Claudia Tonietto - Senses
How do the senses influence our experience of improvisation and how do we draw from those experiences in choreography? This lab will work with movement improvisation to try and connect more to our bodies and our physical experiences.
Mon 12 Mar
Kirstin Rosa - Free Speaking
Talking thoughts aloud. What do we say? How can we use this in choreography?
Mon 19 Mar
Adrianna Michalska - Comfort Zone
Moving beyond our preferences; This Lab will bring our attention to the process of moving beyond preference in choreographic decision making. Drawing from group and individual improvisational and choreographic tasks we will explore the boundaries of moving within and outside of our comfort zone.
£49 for 7 sessions
Drop in: £8
To book email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 0919 650