Deconstructing Ballet with Janet Panetta workshop focuses on the deconstruction of movement into technical basics that dancers from varied backgrounds can understand. Everyone learns. We work from the bottom up, from foundation to anatomically sound, honest movement. We work on the specifics of how one learns, how to analyse movement with the tools of weight, shape, space, rhythm and time. It is the investigation of working from the inside out, from placing the bones where the muscles are allowed to function effortlessly and efficiently, thus discouraging muscular overuse. We remove all artificial affectations, leaving just the core technique, the pure physical architecture of the body. The ultimate goal of this study is to appreciate function as beauty rather than striving for beauty from an outside source. Another very important aim of this workshop is to carry this knowledge into immediate application. This is a practical, technical course, not just a theory lesson. Everything discussed gets reconstructed back into movement. Participants see results from the work and can easily apply them to other forms of dance.

Where: Tanzfabrik Berlin Wedding, Uferstr. 23, 13357 Berlin, Germany

When: 30.10.-01.11.2017, from 10:00-17:00

10:00 – 12:00 Piano accompaniment: David Bloom

Level: Movement Experience
Language: English

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Costs: 200 € ( 165 €*)

*Early Bird Price: Applies on arrival of the full workshop fee on our account by 12.10.2017

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