Studio Wayne McGregor artist and choreographer Anna Nowak will deliver workshops in Elephant in the Black Box that include the teaching of repertoire and creative tasks that expose McGregor’s creative methods and will equip participants with new choreographic tools to apply to their own practice.

Where: Elephant in the Black Box, Avenida de Manoteras, 22, studio 69, 28037, Madrid, Spain

When:
18 – 20 Feb 2019, 9:00 – 14:30
21 – 23 Feb 2019, 9:00 – 14:30

Deadline for applications: 15 Feb 2019, 12:00

Internationally renowned choreographer Wayne McGregor is one of the most innovative creators of the modern era. He has a unique language reaching new movement possibilities of the body in ever more precise degrees of articulation.

WAYNE MCGREGOR
Wayne McGregor CBE is a multi-award winning choreographer and director. He is Artistic Director of Studio Wayne McGregor, Resident Choreographer at The Royal Ballet, and is commissioned for international ballet companies, film (The Legend of Tarzan, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), music videos (Radiohead, Thom Yorke, The Chemical Brothers), fashion shows (Gareth Pugh at London Fashion Week 2017), campaigns (everyBODY for Selfridges) and TV (Brit Awards). McGregor is Professor of Choreography at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, has an Honorary Doctor of Science from Plymouth University, an Honorary Doctor of Letters from University of Leeds, and is part of the Circle of Cultural Fellows at King’s College London. In 2017 he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the British Science Association. In 2011 McGregor was awarded a CBE for Services to Dance.

ANNA NOWAK
Anna danced with the Polish National Ballet before completing her MA in Art, and was a member of Company Wayne McGregor from 2008 – 2016. During this time she was involved in many creations including Entity, FAR, Atomos, and Tree of Codes. Anna choreographed FLUX for the Malta Festival in Poland and V3 for Kings Place, London.

STUDIO WAYNE MCGREGOR
Studio Wayne McGregor is the creative engine for choreographer and director Wayne McGregor, now in its 25th year. It encompasses his ensemble of world-class dancers, Company Wayne McGregor; a portfolio of international commissions and artistic collaborations across genres including dance, visual arts, VR, film, theatre and opera; a highly specialized programme of creative learning for individuals and communities; artist development initiatives; and collaborative research projects across the interface of the arts with science, technology and academic research.

Studio Wayne McGregor has an unparalleled reputation for transformative approaches to how dance is taught, learned and talked about. Learning and engagement projects are carefully devised to reflect the professional artistic processes that Wayne McGregor uses with his own company in the studio. Over 100,000 people of all ages and walks of life have so far participated in learning and engagement projects across the UK and internationally, from school children to adults with no prior experience of dance, students in training to professional dancers.

Studio Wayne McGregor’s FreeSpace programme offers high quality studio space to artists of all disciplines and levels of experience, to create, rehearse and experiment for free. In return, these artists deliver free learning and engagement projects in local schools and communities, bartering back one day of time for each week they receive free studio space. So far over 100 artists have taken part, using 4,000 hours, reaching over 1,000 participants, and building a collaborative community of makers at Studio Wayne McGregor.

Web: https://waynemcgregor.com/

ELEPHANT IN THE BLACK BOX
EBB is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to support the creation and dissemination of dance and promote its artists and professionals.

EBB Dance Company, was created in 2013 under the artistic direction of Jean-Philippe Dury. Since its foundation, EBB Dance Company has counted with artists from relevant international dance companies in his shows. Elegance, rigor and excellence are its hallmarks.

EBB Junior is a complete, international and pioneer platform for young artists. Its mission is to discover and support talent, boost their creativity and improvement through stage practice opportunities.

More info: www.ebbcompany.com

To register visit website: www.ebbcompany.com/workshops/

Costs for participants
300.00 € – Workshop Wayne McGregor (15 hours)
350.00 € – Workshop Wayne McGregor + ballet/contemporary training (25 hours)
210.00 € – Former EBB dancer

Contact details: Marco Blázquez
marco.blazquez@ebbcompany.com
+34 635 372 289

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