1 Hip-Hop in Dialogue with Brazilian Forms of Physical Expression

April 10 – 13
with: João Carlos Silva, Membros Cia. De Dança
level 1/ beginners 5 pm – 7 pm
level 2/ advanced stage 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm

Rhythm and movements from Street Dance/Hip-Hop, at the crossroads of funk style, b.boyin‘ and Brazilian dances such as Capoeira, are the contents of this workshop. – João Carlos Silva, dancer with Membros cia. De dança. He trained at Centro de Estudos do Movimento Hip-Hop (CIEM-h2) in Macaé in the technique of b.boyin’ and has toured with the group in over ten countries.

Ort: Tanzfabrik Berlin, Studio 2,
Möckernstraße 68,
10965 Berlin
weitere Infos: www.tanzfabrik-berlin.de


2 »Authorship-Dance« - Possible Ways of Taking One’s Own Existence as a Basis for Storytelling

April 23 – 27
with Luiz de Abreu

A common approach in contemporary dance is the search for identity and its utilization as basis for the development of form. The workshop will examine the body as potential, as a medium to reveal its political, historical and sexual character: body and life of the participants will act as the starting point. – Personal stories will be the raw material for the creation of performances. The workshop would like to encourage the participants to reflect on our conditions as artists, on our identity and our place in the world.

3 1. Part: Signs – Possibilities Applied to Choreographic Composition
2. Part: Physical Preparation for Dance

April 23 – 27
with Taís Vieira, Paulo Azevedo – Membros cia. De dança

The course will demonstrate a method relevant for the rehearsal process of Membros cia. de dança: the practice of creative process and bodywork. In the first part, the choreographer will introduced her own method of signs for the choreographic processes and based thereon explain the Compagnie Membros’ most important form of composition. In the second part of the workshop alternative forms of training will be presented and tried. Aside from physical-physiological concepts, the focus will also be laid on creativity in the development of exercises.

venue: Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz, dance studio at
Podewils'schen Palais,
Klosterstraße 68,
10179 Berlin