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MASTERCLASS with James Batchelor

Choreographer James Batchelor’s workshop will explores some of the processes behind his latest creations. Since his involvement as a voyage artist on an expedition to sub-Antarctic Heard and McDonald Islands in 2016, James has been questioning how the body participates in spatial inquiry; how it senses, measures and maps the unknown. Together with his collaborators …

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MASTERCLASS with Marrugeku

Marrugeku’s co-artistic directors, choreographer/dancer Dalisa Pigram and director/dramaturg Rachael Swain will introduce their devising approaches drawing on personal and cultural backgrounds to create contemporary movement. They will experiment with techniques to layer and structure movement, ideas, characters and cultural influences. The workshop will draw from the processes Marrugeku used to create Le Dernier Appel / …

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MASTERCLASS with Kristina Chan

In this workshop Kristina will share methods and processes in making work that deals with environmental change. Addressing how to translate an idea to an embodied state, Kristina asks, how can we work beyond the limitations of our human form to achieve transformation in performance? Based on her work A Faint Existence, she will lead the …

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MASTERCLASS with Lucy Guerin

Lucy Guerin’s workshop will be based on ideas and methodologies that have been employed in current works. Recent interests include purely choreographic and rhythmic dance phrases and improvised material based on narrative, drama and conflict. One is purely physical and experiential, where the other brings different qualities into the body through imagination, emotional states and …

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MASTERCLASS with Thomas E.S. Kelly

I am aware of myself, my connection to mother earth, the space around me and all energies in the room, physical and spiritual. How do you connect with a lineage that stems thousands of years into the past whilst simultaneously branches far into the future? Thomas E.S. Kelly will provide the tools to develop an …

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