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Training Archive

MASTERCLASS WITH MEG STUART

22 March 2018

A 5 hour masterclass with international luminary and 2018 KCA judge Meg Stuart. 

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REPLAY with ESZTER SALAMON

12 February 2018 - 25 February 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

Eszter Salamon leads a 2-week experimental choreographic lab inspired by her previous work, REPRODUCTION, offering 10 Australian female performers an opportunity to explore audience-performer dynamics through choreographic enquiries - culminating in a public showing.

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DANCING SOLO IN THE 21st CENTURY with BOJANA CVEJIC

26 February 2018 - 02 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

This workshop will explore the aestheticized notions of self-transformation and resistance as well as mechanisms of spectacular commodification and New-Age consumerism.

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HOW TO LIKE DANCE with WITNESS

04 March 2018 - 11 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

This is a workshop series for general audience members who would like to do some unlearning as they learn. Programmed around the performances of the Keir Choreographic Awards, enhance your experience of performance with Alison Croggon and Robert Reid, co-editors and founders of the critical website Witness Performance.

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THEM, RELOADED with ISHMAEL HOUSTON-JONES

05 March 2018 - 09 March 2018

A DANCEHOUSE 2018 KEIR CHOREOGRAPHIC AWARD PUBLIC PROGRAM

A workshop intensive that excavates unregistered details about Ishmael Houston-Jones' seminal '80s work,THEM, reconstructing and transmitting the work in resonance with the Australian context, while uncovering powerful resonances with the present.

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CONSIDERING PRACTICE WITH LEISA SHELTON

04 December 2017 - 07 December 2017

Considering Practice is an intensive workshops investigating the core principles, values and intentions that underpin our independent arts practices. A move towards an enhanced ability to establish practices that fulfill our goals, align with our intentions and establish a greater awareness and resilience for the future.

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EXERCISES IN CRITICALITY - PART #1

04 November 2017

With theoretical and process-based exercises, we will explore the differences between finding fault (criticism), to developing new critical perspectives (critique), to enfolding elements of distance and perspective within that which exists or is yet to come (criticality). This open discussion platform will experiment with ways in which our daily practices can be opened up to new modes of thought and performative enactment. These investigations aim to rejig notions of knowledge, experience, artistic practice and audience engagement.

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NEXT STAGES

08 July 2017 - 22 July 2017

NEXT STAGES is a series of practical, capacity-building workshops for independent dance artists and emerging artists from other art forms, led by industry experts.

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CROSSING THE FLOOR & OTHER SCORES

08 May 2017 - 12 May 2017

Choreographer Jonathan Burrows and composer Matteo Fargion share a five day workshop, introducing some of the ideas behind their performances at Danehouse Melbourne. The workshop is open to anyone interested in the performing arts, regardless of technical ability, and will focus on particular questions of time, form and composition which underpin their work, as well as the strategies they use to disrupt what they do and connect with audience. The workshop will include task based exercises as well as discussion and reflection.

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BODY SCULPTING WORKSHOP - TAKAO KAWAGUCHI

23 February 2017

This workshop will allow you to share in the creative process of Takao Kawaguchi's performance About Kazuo Ohno. Participants will try to imitate the butoh master's performances from video clips by closely observing the minuscule spaces that fold and unfold in time.

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