After the success of the first edition, CPR Viseu and Viriato Theater (Viseu, Portugal) promote once again, in partnership, SUMMER LAB, an intensive dance training program that happens during one week, throughout all day, with classes taught by national and internationally renowned choreographers and teachers.

Where: Viriato Theater, Viseu, Portugal

When: 15 – 21 July 2019

Deadline for applications: 14th of June 2019 (limited places)

Choreographers / Teachers:

ROGER VAN DER POEL – Classical Dance
CRISTINA PLANAS LEITÃO – Flying low/Passing Through (David Zambrano Techniques)
JIŘÍ POKORNÝ – Choreographic Lab
CATARINA CÂMARA – Narratives of the Body
ANTÓNIO CABRITA | SÃO CASTRO – Repertoire António Cabrita and São Castro
DIOGO SOUSA (HOFESH SHECHTER) – Repertoire Hofesh Shechter

The main goal of SUMMER LAB is to enable the access to a series of diverse artistic languages, creative methods, dance styles and practices; ranging from the dance techniques – classical, contemporary, Flying Low and Passing Through (David Zambrano techniques) – the improvisation, the creative process of a choreography, the sharing of strategies in the discovery and creation of a corporeality and artistic identity, the approach to language and artistic thought of the choreographers António Cabrita and São Castro, as well as to the repertoire of one of the most renowned choreographers today, Hofesh Shechter.

With several and different academic and professional backgrounds, the choreographers and teachers are profoundly and experienced experts in the matters that they’ll propose to the participants, and the level of difficulty required from each group will be defined according to their characteristics.

The intention with this intensive dance training program is that it reveals itself as a privileged place and time for learning, sharing experiences elaborated and methodical and for the development of practices to the construction of physical and sensorial material.

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Group A: ages 15-18 (Dance students)
Group B: ages 18+ (Dance students and professionals)
Group C: ages 18+ (Non-professionals with dance experience)

Special rates for accommodation and meals at the student residences of Instituto Politécnico de Viseu.

Costs for participants:
180€ Groups A and B (5 daily classes/7 days)
125€ Group C (4 daily classes/7 days)

Contact details:
By e-mail:
Phone: +351 232 480 110 or
TEATRO VIRIATO · Largo Mouzinho de Albuquerque
Apartado 2087 EC Viseu · 3501-909 Viseu

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