Technique and Improvisation | Intensive Workshop Berlin with Judith Sánchez Ruiz.

“You are your own god, you determine how far your practice goes, you explore the conditions of your learning process to the level you can or cannot. It is your will, instinct and imagination the main character of your success!

Where: Eden Studios. Breite Str. 43, 13187 Berlin, Germany

When: March 16-20.2020. 10:00am – 3:00pm

Deadline for applications: Early bird until February 18th, 2020

Language: English

Functionality and Perspective in Dance is Judith Sánchez Ruíz class investigation in release technique for the last ten years. Focus on the importance of being grounded, dancers work with initiation and arrival, visceral and organic movement. The class builds up stamina, but at the same time create an understanding of the shifting of weight, clarity of movement, attention to detail, precision and dynamics in a multidirectional approach, allowing some island of specific quality movement improv practice, waking up the imagination while working with a functionally aware body!

IMPROVISATION: Triggering your un/comfortable zone and guiding you to look for the unknown exploration of different approaches to the movement. Practising how to develop movement in composition with space and a relationship with others.

This workshop will be structured in 2 hours Technique class. Break. (30 minutes), and 2 h, and 30 minutes of Improvisation practice.

If you are interested just in Functionality and Perspective class: 100 Euros (whole week only)
If you are interested just in the Improvisation workshop:
150 Euros (whole week only) *NOT EARLY BIRD apply.

Short Bio
The Berlin-based director, choreographer, teacher, improviser, Judith Sánchez Ruíz (CU-US-GE), was based in New York since 1999 and relocated to Berlin in 2011. She began her dance studies at the age of 11 at the National School of Arts. Ciudad de la Habana. Cuba. Ms. Sanchez has worked with Sasha Waltz & Guest, (2011-2014); Deborah Hay, (2012); Trisha Brown Dance Company, (2006-2009); DD Dorvillier, (2002, 2019); David Zambrano, (1997), Mal Pelo Company, (1997-1999); and DanzAbierta Company, (1991-1996). She established the JSR Company in NYC in 2010. She’s created numerous choreographic stage works and Site-Specific and has initiated several improvisation projects involving live music with innovative composers and visual artists. 

Judith has taught: b12 Festival, Berlin; Summer Melt: Movement Research, New York; Guangdong Dance Festival, China; Festival Deltebre Dansa, Spain; Atlas Mexico Festival; SNDO – School for New Dance Development, Amsterdam; Paris Conservatory CNSMD; Ménagerie de Verre, Amsterdam School of Dance MTD, Paris; SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academic; Copenhagen Dance School; Aktina Dance school, Athens; ROAR, Berlin. STUDIOS: Metaneira Studios, Greece; Tanzfabrik, Dock 11 and Marameo, Berlin; Micadanses, Paris; Tripspace, London; Critical Path, Sidney; Tanzquartier, Wien; K3 – Center for Choreography, Hamburg; MedusaMenorca, Spain. Dance Umbrella Festival, London; Coda Oslo International Dance Festival, Oslo; Moscow Tsekh Summer School, Moscow; Marseille Objectif Danse, Marseille; Sasha Waltz & Dancers; Cie. toula limnaios; Amir Samir Company; Staibdance Summer Intensive Faculty; Dance Company of Volkstheater Rostock; Barn College Residence in Berlin; NYU, Tisch Summer workshop Residency. Berlin.

For further information and to register
Reservation: half of the payment in advance is required.
Please send a Short Bio.

Costs for participants: 250€
200€ Early bird until February 18th, 2020 (date of payment)

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