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KCA - DANCEHOUSE PUBLIC PROGRAM - MASTERCLASS with PHILIPP GEHMACHER

MASTERCLASS with PHILIPP GEHMACHER

AT DANCEHOUSE

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"I will try and give an insight to my current questions and concerns as an artist, working through physically and theoretically issues of physicality, materiality and live performance."

 

PHILIPP GEHMACHER lives in Vienna and works inter-nationally. He is a choreographer, dancer and student at the University of Applied Arts Vienna in the "Sculpture and Space" programme whose works on gesture, space and touch have featured in numerous festivals and venues around the world. He has collaborated across art forms, most importantly with the choreographer Meg Stuart. Gehmacher initiated the lecture performance series walk+talk and is currently focusing on objects and sculpture. He received the renowned Jerwood Choreography Award and the Austrian Advancement Award for Dance from the BMUKK.

 

Date: APRIL 7
Time: 10am-2pm
Where: Dancehouse
Cost: Full $30 / Concession $20 / DH members $15

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This Masterclass is suitable for professional dancers/choreographers only.

 

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Image credit: Markus Gradwohl

 

The Keir Choreographic Award Dancehouse Public Program is presented by Dancehouse in partnership with the Victorian College of the Arts at the University of Melbourne, Lucy Guerin Inc. and Deakin University and in association with the 20th Biennale of Sydney.

Dancehouse gratefully acknowledges the support of the 20th Biennale of Sydney in bringing Philipp Gehmacher, Adrian Heathfield, Adam Linder and Chyrsa Parkinson to Australia. Philipp Gehmacher and Chyrsa Parkinson are part of ghost telephone, a one-month-long chain performance curated by Adrian Heathfield for the 20th Biennale of Sydney, opening 18 March 2016 at venues throughout Sydney.

Dancehouse would like to warmly thank Phillip Keir and the Keir Foundation, Stephanie Rosenthal and Jenny Kinder for making this public program possible.

The 2016 Keir Choreographic Award is presented by Dancehouse, Carriageworks and the Keir Foundation, with support from the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.