Matteo Fargion workshop ‘Crossing the Stage’ and other scores

Composer/performer Matteo Fargion, long-time collaborator with Jonathan Burrows and Siobhan Davies, leads a 4-day composition workshop focusing on what happens when ideas and techniques which come primarily from music are translated into movement. Suitable for performers and makers in any field

Where: Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork, Ireland

When: Wednesday 9th to Friday 11th August 2017 / 10am – 5pm daily

How to apply: Online at www.firkincrane.ie or Box Office 021 4507487

Numbers Limited. Book early to avoid disappointment

Costs: €100

This low cost is made possible through Firkin Crane Supports for Dance funded by the Arts Council of Ireland

Contact Details:
Email: dance@firkincrane.ie
Phone: 021 4507487

A composition workshop focusing on what happens when ideas and techniques which come primarily from music are translated into movement.

The sessions will consist of short task-based exercises, often using extreme reduction of possibilities to stimulate the imagination. Questions about how to find material, how to keep something going, what makes a strong or a weak change and other compositional ‘problems’ will be discussed.

About: Matteo Fargion is a composer, performer and teacher. He has worked in dance and theatre for over 20 years, collaborating with leading choreographers and directors in the UK and abroad. For the past 15 years he has worked closely with Siobhan Davies, writing music for and performing in some of her most significant recent work. Together with Jonathan Burrows, he has made a series of 10 duets conceived, choreographed, composed, administrated and performed together, which have been performed world-wide.

 Both Sitting Duet won a 2004 New York Dance and Performance ‘Bessie’ Award, and Cheap Lecture was chosen for the prestigious 2009 Het Theater festival in Belgium. Matteo is a long-time visiting member of faculty at P.A.R.T.S, the school of Anne Teresa De Keesrmaeker in Brussels.

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