A 4-day intensive in the beautiful East Sussex countryside, led by Lost Dog’s Artistic Director, Ben Duke and open to any performers & makers interested in Lost Dog’s process.

Where: Laughton Lodge, East Sussex, UK

When: 6 – 9 September 2018

Deadline for applications: 30 August 2018

This 4-day intensive led by Lost Dog’s Artistic Director, Ben Duke, is open to any performers and makers interested in Lost Dog’s process. The residency will look at some of the tasks that make up Lost Dog’s methodology with a particular emphasis on the ideas involved in Ben Duke’s recent work ‘Goat’ that he made with Rambert and the latest Lost Dog work ‘Juliet & Romeo.’ These tasks will look at the process of drawing inspiration from our own autobiography as well as from the stories we all know. We will be working with a range of physical, theatrical and vocal tasks, that make up part of our devising process.

The days will begin with a warm up contemporary ballet class taught by former Nederlands Dans Theater dancer and LCDS teacher, Pippa Duke. Pippa’s class is deliberately inclusive and accessible to contemporary dancers, often starts with slow somatic exercises on the floor, and focuses on moving freely and expansively through the space. This will be followed by creative sessions led by Ben.

The residency will be based at the idyllic Laughton Lodge near Lewes, a tranquil and inspiring space in the East Sussex countryside, where participants are invited to stay for the duration of the residency.

Dates & Times:
Thursday 6th September, 12:00 -18:45;
Friday 7th & Saturday 8th September, 10:00-18:00;
Sunday 9th September, 10.00-14.00

How to apply
Please send a short biography and a paragraph explaining why you wish to take part, along with your name, email address and telephone number to workshops@lostdogdance.co.uk

Places will be issued on a first come first served basis – we are requesting your biography only to ensure that we are offering this workshop to performers and makers of an appropriate level.

Costs for participants:
£195 early bird for bookings made before 10 August 2018 and £225 thereafter.
For every ten full paying places we offer one reduced-price bursary place for those on a low income, please email us for further information. Accommodation is available on site for an additional £100 for 3 nights including food.

For further information, please visit https://lostdogdance.co.uk/

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