Dance Like No One’s Watching! Intensive with Clare Elliott (De La Guarda, Fuerza Bruta)

Where: TripSpace, Railway Arch 339, Acton Mews, Haggerston E8 4EA, UK

When: 11th June 2018 – 14th June 2018 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Deadline for applications: 11th June 2018

“I work from the principle that our bodies and minds are vessels for holding, expressing, communicating and experiencing. They are unique to each one of us. We are channels for ideas and emotions.”Clare will draw on her many years of performance and life experience to share her evolving methodology in devising visceral and engaging physical theatre. These sessions are distinct and incredibly dynamic. A synthesis of dance, life, theatre and the imagination.
Whether you are a dancer, an actor or someone with a deep hunger to move and explore, this crafted week of movement sessions focuses on finding new narrative forms of movement. Each day takes a different unusual journey. Sweaty and thoughtful! Clare will share tasks and exercises that give movers a chance to express themselves truthfully and that provoke a creative, unusual and intelligent response.
Imaginations, voices and bodies are trained to work efficiently, on our own and with others. Each day we ask probing questions and have a different technical focus. How are we affected by music? Which movements create different emotional states? How can the voice, text and musicality be used with the body to express narrative?? As the intensive progress, we will layer the ideas and work towards producing a more complex performance. Each individual’s unique stories, strengths and background will help direct the way the workshop progresses. We play between technicality and freedom, the improvised and the choreographed, the serious and the playful.
Clare is a firm believer that given the right creative environment, performers can access intelligent and unknown places within themselves that lead to both personal and professional development.

For questions for more information please contact Clare directly: clare@clareelliott.com

Bio:
Clare Lin Elliott is an internationally trained physical and visual Artist/Designer based in London. She has worked extensively with the renowned physical theatre groups ‘De La Guarda’ and ‘Fuerza Bruta’ working in every capacity from collaborator and performer to Assistant Director and Training/Casting Captain. In recent years, Clare has shot and directed a series of multi-media music videos in New York and designed the set for a critically acclaimed and commercially successful theatre production Geru?chte Geru?chte at Theater am Kurfu?rstendamm Berlin. She has also performed at sub-zero temperatures in Finland for the European Capital of Culture and formed part of the professional aerial team at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Currently, she runs her own international company to design, consult, choreograph and direct both stage and unconventional theatrical works. This year she is launching a new company called ‘Channel Human’ that will focus on live performance as a space to create extraordinary shared experiences, questioning the very things that make us human.

Please note, if you are doing the workshop you can attend the 9:30 am YOGA class at a bargain rate: £7

Book two workshops and get 10% off the Early Bird Price! contact: workshops.tripspace@gmail.com

To book your place visit https://billetto.co.uk/e/dancelikeno-one-s-watchingintensive-w-clareelliott-de-la-guardafuerzabrutatickets-271254

Costs for participants: £140/ £125 Early Bird 25th May

For further information, please visit http://www.tripspace.co.uk/

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