The Dancing & Writing Professional Practice August Intensive is a 5-day summer lab supporting artists developing creative ideas in movement as well as writing skills.

Where: Middlesex University London, UK

When: Aug 13 – 17, 2018

Deadline for applications: Aug 6, 2018

The Dancing & Writing Professional Practice August Intensive is a five-day summer lab. held at Middlesex University, Hendon, London. This lab. supports artists developing creative ideas in movement as well as writing skills. Dancing & Writing Professional Practice responds to the needs of movement practitioners making transitions in their career, particularly involving how to effectively translate movement-based practice into writing in creative ways.
The summer lab. is perfect if you are undertaking somatic based study, are thinking about returning to academia after a break or beginning academic study, writing a project proposal, working in FE or HE having come through a professional performance career.
The lab. addresses the rich bodies-of-knowledge dancers possess through exploring ideas within a mix of practical studio movement classes and academic writing-based sessions. Each day will begin with a somatic-based movement class, these are GYROKINESIS and/or Bartenieff Fundamentals. The lab. develops practitioner’s movement and written languages through a stronger awareness of body-mind connection in order to access practical knowing when writing academically.

Book a place: www.onlinestore.mdx.ac.uk
Search for ‘Short Courses’ – ‘Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries’ – ‘Dance & Writing Professional Practice Summer Intensive’

Costs: £250 (students/unwaged), £350 (full)

Questions contact Course Leaders:
Adesola Akinleye – a.akinleye@mdx.ac.uk