Formations / Practices

2019

DDD Pro – Professional dance workshops

Dates April 22 to May 10 Invited Artists Tom Weksler, Marcelo Evelin, Susan Klein & Fabio Tavares, Thiago Granato, Vera Mantero and João dos Santos Martins Production: Sekoia – Artes Performativas Organization Dias da Dança — Associação de Artes Performativas, Teatro Municipal do Porto – Rivoli . Campo Alegre / Câmara Municipal do Porto

The DDD PRO is a segment of the DDD — Festival Dias da Dança which promotes workshops and training for professional dancers or dance students. + info

 

Towards 2019

Dates April / May / June / August / September Invited Artists German Jauregui, Judith Sánchez Ruíz, Frey Faust, Laura Aris, David Zambrano, Francesco Scavetta Curatorship Francesco Scavetta Organization Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts In collaboration with Sekoia – Artes Performativas Supports Swedish Cultural Council

TOWARDS is a cycle of intensives that, besides the physical praxis, includes evening lectures, video screenings, and performances. + info

 


2018

Towards – Julyen Hamilton

Dates August 27th to 31st Curatorship & Organization Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts In collaboration with Sekoia – Artes Performativas Supported by Kulturrådet

TOWARDS is a cycle of intensives that, besides the physical praxis, includes evening lectures, video screenings, and performances. The cycle will start in August 2018 with “Making Dances – compositional and poetic richness” by the renowned teacher and performer Julyen Hamilton. + info

 


Pedro Prazeres –
Vibrant Matter – Open Practice

Dates June 18th to 22nd Local Espaço Mira (Porto) Schedule 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. Workshop inscription donation Organization Sekoia – Artes Performativas

Description Vibrant Matter will be an open morning practice based on the fundamental principals and on the artistic process of Pedro Prazeres’ new piece, Velvet Carpet. Alongside with Julen Barrenengoa, we aim to share the practice with anyone who wishes to develop and experience different possibilities of relation. One will become more aware of inner rhythms, external rhythms and different frequencies of vibration, using one’s many senses in various ways. We will merge the notions of “non-place” and “in-betweenness” towards a dance. We will use our body as the main tool, but not only. A wicked common space-time grasped by encounters with the other, surrounding environment and ourselves, opening up communication in empathy.

 

DDD Pro – Professional Workshops

Dates April 26th to May 11th Invited Artists David Zambrano, Edivaldo Ernesto, Frey Faust, and Marco da Silva Ferreira Curatorship: Sekoia – Artes Performativas In collaboration with Festival DDD – Dias da Dança 2018 Support: Fundação GDA & Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

DDDPRO is a new segment of the Festival DDD — Dias da Dança for the 2018 edition, which promotes training and workshops for professional dancers and dance students. + info


2017

David Zambrano – Flying low & Passing through

Dates April 3rd to 7th Local Café-Teatro – Teatro Campo Alegre (Porto) Schedule 10 am to 5 pm Workshop inscription: 180€ Organization Gustavo Monteiro & Companhia Instável

Description The technique developed by David focuses mainly on the dancer‘s relationship with the floor, earth, and ground. Simple movement patterns involve breathing, speed, and the release of energy through the body in order to activate the relationship between center and periphery and between joints and skin. Exercises will focus on moving in and out of the ground more efficiently by maintaining the state of being centered. Emphasis is placed on the skeletal structure, which will aid to improve physical perception and alertness. The class includes partnering work and movement phrases, which explore the primary laws of physics: cohesion and expansion.


Francesco Scavetta –
A Surprised Body

Dates April 10th to 14th Local Café-Teatro – Teatro Campo Alegre (Porto) Schedule 10 am to 6 pm Workshop inscription: 160€ Organization Gustavo Monteiro & Companhia Instável

Description Already as a title, “A Surprised Body” defines, for me a metaphorical space. The image of a body in a state of constant alert, able to surprise itself and to escape from habits and any other kind of routine. A body is more focused on reacting than on acting, on receiving, rather than doing. The goal is to let the movement to cross freely through the body, with isolation in the limbs and organic innovation.
The teaching project “A surprised body” started in the 2005, in Norway, and continued, throughout the 2006/2011, with workshops in: Italy, Croatia, Cuba, France, Colombia, Venezuela, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Argentina, UK, Holland, Republic of San Marino, Austria, Finland, Lebanon, India, Belgium, Russia, Canada, Brazil and Chile. The physical training aims at awakening our awareness and sensitivity and at creating occasions for discoveries.
The basic class concentrates on centering and gravity. Activating the center, as an engine of the movement, we will aim in letting the movement to cross freely, throughout the body, with isolation in the limbs. Harmonizing the movement with our breathing, we will release contractions in the joints, allowing the sense of the gravity to be a constant part of our awareness.  Through exercises and games, we will focus on attention and reaction. The workshop, after a first part dedicated to ground the principals of the work, will articulate through a series of investigations on the movement and structured improvisations, intended as a conceptual, but also physical and mental, challenge. Movement materials will be transformed and de-structured in several ways. For example, a movement phrase will be treated as a spoken phrase, where the movements can be isolated as “words” and used to compose new phrases. The random in the phrase will be done by improvisations or composition, trying to use even small parts of movements of the original phrase as “syllables” to build new movements.


2016


David Zambrano – 
Flying low Intensive

Dates March 28th to April 11th Local Café-Teatro – Teatro Campo Alegre (Porto) Schedule 10 am to 5 pm Workshop inscription: 150€ Organization Gustavo Monteiro & Companhia Instável

Description The technique developed by David focuses mainly on the dancer‘s relationship with the floor, earth, and ground. Simple movement patterns involve breathing, speed, and the release of energy through the body in order to activate the relationship between center and periphery and between joints and skin. Exercises will focus on moving in and out of the ground more efficiently by maintaining the state of being centered. Emphasis is placed on the skeletal structure, which will aid to improve physical perception and alertness. The class includes partnering work and movement phrases, which explore the primary laws of physics: cohesion and expansion.



 

 





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