Intensive dance workshop with Metamorphosis Dance (Iratxe Ansa, Igor
Where: Tanzwerk101, Zurich, Switzerland
When: 11th – 15th of October 2019, daily from 12am to 4pm
Deadline for applications: 11th of October
Metamorphosis Method is the way we train and the way we prepare the dancers both physically and mentally for dance creation.
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The method commences Starting on the floor with a series of exercises aimed to awaken the potential of the holistic body.
It follows a classical barre which provides an important gateway to fully understanding the extremely physically demanding work. However, it is a far cry from its traditional and practical form. Iratxe gives imagery to ignite the senses, and a powerful sense of breath is used to ‘contaminate’ the body, the skin, and the organs with energy.
The goal is to be fully present and alert, and to keep this concentration throughout the entire process.
Immediately following the barre, dancers begin to explore different parts of the body in a guided improvisation.
It is a multi sensory experience: sight, smell, touch, and sound.
These elements are built into the process from the very beginning, yet at this point, the body is warm and fuelled, stable yet agile, and ready to leave its being and transform itself. Although the improvisation is a highly individual exploration, Iratxe often encourages interactions within the group to increase awareness of the present moment which is being created.
The use of breath is key to understanding this process. The body is woken up and made pliable through
To register, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Costs for participants: 220€ / week (11€ / hour), 55€ / day (13.75€ / hour)
For further information, please visit https://www.metamorphosiswebpage.com/