Floor into Contact Intensive Workshop with Sam Amos & Lewis Wilkins– Trashdollys
The week will serve as a sharing of the ongoing practices Sam and Lewis have been cultivating together. This will be offered and explored through the means of improvisation, movement skills, games, and set material from TrashDollys repertoire 5 Days Of Falling and Cape Alley.
Where: TripSpace 339 Acton mews E8 4EA London UK
TUE 27th March 2018 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WED 28th March 2018 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
THU 29th March 2018 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Deadline for applications: 25th March 2018
The contact element will include tasks and scores that draw attention to listening through touch and explore weight exchange using traditional principles and techniques from contact improvisation and martial arts. This tuning in will enrich our physical communication, resulting in a clearer understanding of the intention, direction and energy of a partner.
On the final day, we will gently shift the focus more towards the idea of performance and group composition, playing with longer improvisational scores to give space to more personal research and how we might guide, follow and influence one another.
TrashDollys, directed by Sam Amos, is a dance theatre company based in Bristol that has built an acclaimed portfolio of live performance and short film work over the last six years. The work reflects a progressive interdisciplinary approach to b-boying, circus and contemporary dance theatre. Sam is a self-trained dancer who has dedicated a lifetime of practice to develop a deeply personal movement language that he continues to nurture and explore through TrashDollys.
Company dancer since 2015, Lewis Wilkins trained at London Contemporary Dance School and has danced for companies and choreographers including; Scottish Dance Theatre, Jean Abreu Dance, Tom Dale Company, National Theatre and James Wilton Dance.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply: BILLETTO
Costs: £140/ £125 Early Bird 2nd March
For further information, please visit www.tripspace.co.uk/