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Zaterdag 7 oktober: 14h – 17h
De Vloer @ Nest (verdieping +3 oude stadsbibliotheek).
In the three hour period, participants will be introduced to 5 principles which effect a movement’s communicative ability. Through guided improvisations participants are encouraged to follow the nuance of energies manifesting in their movements – to be present, in the now, without plans.
The workshop nurtures a nonjudgmental, sensory receptive mind, allowing participants to confidently work outside habitual movement patterns and comfort zones. Acute awareness to the power of the moment expands creative freedom and one’s response-ability on stage.
Ted Stoffer (°1970 USA/BE) is a Brussels based choreographer, teacher and performer. He has choreographed for: Les Ballets C de la B, Norrdans, Ballet Roto, and Aphasia Dance company, which he founded in 1997. His production, Aphasiadisiac, was nominated for critic prizes in Belgium and is a co-recipient of the Argos critics prize from the Brighton Festival. His educational video MENINX was used by the BBC & Arts Council of England throughout the globe.
Since the last 17 years he has taught for: Ultima Vez, Rosas, Charleroi danses, Need Company, DV8, Sasha Waltz, Ballet Marseilles, Carte Blanche amongst others international companies as well Festivals suchs as: Impuls Tanz, Kalamata festival, ReAction International Artist Exchange, Hot Summer Kyoto International Festival, Dance Istanbul, B12, TanzFabrik, Summer Intensive, etc., He is also a regular teacher in leading acting schools in Germany and collaborates regularly with award winning director, Luk Percival.