First International Workshop in Rybnik: Dance and Movement is a meeting with prestigious Teachers, Choreographers & Directors, for dancers/acrobats/actors. An opportunity to focus on your technique, choreographic tools and create solos, duos and trios for your own use.

Where: Cultural Center in Rybnik-Chwałowice, Poland

When: 11th – 24th of August

Deadline for applications: 30th of June

Our targe is to create conditions and new space for the development of theatrical and dance arts in Poland and on the international arena. The creative exchange between the Teachers, Choreographers & Directors and participants of the workshops is to expand the scope of skills and knowledge, thus increasing the level of quality of artistic services provided in Poland and in the world.

The workshops lasts two weeks and are divided into two parts:

The first part with the Polish choreographer Anna Maria Krysiak is an intensive 5 days of contemporary dance workshops with elements of Polish dance technique, body work, and choreographic tools used to create group compositions on the stage.

The second part with Dutch director and choreographer Marjon van Grunsven, Artistic Director of the prestigious Cirque du Soleil (2007-2016) and Memento Dance Company ( 1996 – 2019) and her assistant Oona De Cleyn. This part of the workshop consists of 6 full days of coaching, consulting and creating together. The participants will create solo’s, duets, trio’s and larger group work under the guidance and direction of Marjon van Grunsven, while learning about choreographic tools useful for their later career.

The first edition of the workshop, which will take place in 11th to 24th August 2019, will end with a grand finale in the form of a performance on the Rybnik market. The movement material created by the participants during the workshop will be presented in the form of ‚work in progress’ performance 24th of August 2019.

The number of workshop participants is limited. (20) The selection of participants is based on the Workshop Rules.

The cost of participation in the 1st International Workshop in Rybnik: Dance and Movement is 1000 PLN or 2000 PLN depending on chosen option.

The 1st International Workshops in Rybnik: Dance and Movement are co-organized by the Dom Kultury Chwałowice the Movytza, Centrum Sztuki i Rekreacji and the Teatr Ziemi Rybnickiej. The project is cofinanced by the City of Rybnik.

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Rules of I International Workshops in Rybnik: Dance and Movement

Schedule of I International Workshops in Rybnik: Dance and Movement

Costs for participants:
1) 1000 PLN/ about 235 EUR, check the currency. (includes only workshops without accommodation and meals),
2) 2000 PLN/ about 470 EUR, check the currency (includes workshops, accomodation and 2 meals [breakfast + lunch])

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For questions call +48 604 543 132 by phone or WhatsApp application on mobile phones.

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