The overall aim of the Argentine Tango based partnering workshop is to achieve better communication, understand our partner and enhance improvisation and interpretation skills with the help of principles applied in Argentine Tango.
Where: Chisenhale Dance Space, 64 – 84 Chisenhale Rd, London, E3 5QZ United Kingdom
When: June 15th from 2pm to 6pm, June 16th from 10am to 12pm
Deadline for applications: Early bird May 31st ; Standard June 12th
The workshop will explore leading and following patterns applied in Argentine tango focusing on both biomechanics and psychological aspects. We will start with footwork, working on the dynamics and quality of the walk to see how this translates into partnering and fluidity of movement that
Principally working in pairs with leading and following roles constantly changing during the course of the workshop, we will investigate the role our axis ( both vertical and horizontal ) and centre of gravity play in triggering movement. We will look at crucial elements that need to be in place to communicate what we need to our partner.
Finally, we will briefly touch upon and musicality and apply the above principles to short improvisation sequences.
The overall aim is to achieve better communication, understand our partner and enhance improvisation and interpretation skills. The workshop is suitable for dance practitioners of all levels.
Regina studied contemporary dance and choreography at the Performing Arts Academy in Prague. As a choreographer and movement director, she has worked on a number of opera productions, musicals, independent projects and commissions. Most recently on the
Costs for participants:
44 GBP before May 31st
55 GBP after May 31st
For further information, please visit www.reginahofmanova.com