A 1-Day workshop working with Flying Low, solo & group improvisation linked to Leila’s current choreographic practise (10am-4pm) including fresh lunch, and free access to Dancers Massage Exchange (4.30pm-8.30pm)

Where: K5 studio, London, UK

When: Sunday 23rd June 2019 – 10am – 4pm

Deadline for applications: 22.06.19

Workshop Description – (50% already sold)
“An opportunity to research, investigate, play, and expand our physical possibilities. We will begin with a focus on how to activate and charge the body to arrive in a fully alert and energetic state. We will spiral in and out of the earth, learn how to challenge gravity, to fall, to rise, and to command our body to the fullest. Through improvisation, we will work with speed, physical/emotional states and imagery. The practice will pull on tools from Flying Low and Solo Improvisation – encouraging you to be skilfully true to who you are through your physicality.”

Sunday 23rd June
10am – 4pm
10% discount for Students & Equity/Spotlight Members.
(proof of Student ID and memberships will be required before booking. For discount codes please request code via email with photograph of Student/Equity card or Spotlight pin to Info@JossCarter.co.uk)
Includes freshly prepared lunches
Includes free entry to Dancers Massage Exchange on Sunday 23rd 3:30 pm – 8 pm
Limited to 12 spaces only!!! (50% already sold)

Leila McMillan Bio
Leila McMillan (UK/USA) is an international choreographer, teacher and performer. She has worked with artists including David Zambrano, Crystal Pite, Thomas Lehmen, Wendy Houstoun, Vicky Amedume, Jasmina Krizaj & Nina Fajdiga. Leila was a Wild Card artist of Sadler’s Wells curating, This Way, That Way(2015), at Lilian Baylis, an evening of dance, music and art. Her full-length work Family Portrait(2015) has been presented throughout the UK. She was Artist in Residence at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (2017) creatinga new work 3 fingers at arm’s Length, nominated for ‘Outstanding Choreography’ Hong Kong Dance Alliance Awards 2018. Leila creates work that is high-energy yet nuanced and abstract in its choreography, drawing on personal experiences focusing on themes of identity, gender and the cultural interface. Since receiving a place on David Zambrano’s 50 Days Flying Low and Passing Through (2010), Leila is now one of the internationally certified artists teaching this technique, and has led the development of this approach in the UK. She is Lecturer at London Contemporary Dance School and has taught throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia, United States and South America. From 2012 she has collaborated with Angolan visual artist Isaac Carlos as co-founders of Muxima, an Independent cafe in Bow, East London, regularly producing art, music and performance events, awarded several times ‘Best Cafe in East London’.
URL: www.LeilaMcMillan.com
Twitter: @McMillanLeila
Facebook: www.facebook.com/McMillanLeila
Instagram: @mcmillanleila
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/leilamcmillan/videos
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/mcmillanleila

For further information and to book visit www.josscarter.eventbrite.co.uk
Please email info@josscarter.co.uk

Costs for participants: £45 (includes freshly cooked lunch and free access to DME)

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