Intensive Contact Improvisation Workshop with Yaniv Mintzer and Angela Doniy,
20-26 June 2011, Masuria , Poland
Intensive 7-days workshop in Burdag Studio located in the countryside of Masuria – a land of lakes and hills in the north of Poland
contact improvisation and making improvised work
we will work on deepening the skills within the duet form of CI.
we will focus on what makes CI interesting to watch in improvised performances.
we will practice daily-
physical explorations, to learn more about our moving bodies and those of our partners
CI skills, with emphasis on effortless and efficient use of skeleton and spiral motion
ideas and strategies for making improvised work together in different structures
there will be time to observe and give feedback
there will be time for open exploration
material in this workshop will be highly physical, but delivered in a way that will support all levels of practice
come prepared to dive in
Yaniv Mintzer (Israel)
musician, dancer, therapist, teacher
have practiced and taught CI since 2004, after studying with many great teachers, such as andrew harwood, nancy starks smith, peter bingham and martin keough.
have been making composed and improvised music for theater, dance and improvised performances in israel, russia, japan and east europe, in the last 3 years.
have taught CI and improvisation in the yafo group school in tel aviv, and the haifa university, as well as internationally.
pieces i performed have been shown in japan, israel, poland and slovakia, in international dance art festival
interested in developing physical skills, based on sensation and intuitive body knowledge. through working with effortless dancing, skeleton structures and spiral potential, i discover joy of endless possibilities.
working as therapist in the ilan lev method, with independent dancers as well as with companies ( bat sheva, vertigo..). this method informs and enriches my dance research.
Angela Doniy is a dance improviser, choreographer and a teacher oriented to contact improvisation and contemporary dance. She was born in Kishinev, Moldavia. She was educated at the High School of Culture, St-Petersburg. After graduation in 1985, she was a theatrical choreographer for 10 Years. Since 1999 she is living in Moscow, and teaching Contact Improvisation, Improvisation and Movement Development.
At the moment her passion is to build the “Dance House” in the Nature.
”I can not say I teach Contact. I share Contact Improvisation, I share my self, I share what my teachers taught me, my dance…. tea…”
When: 20-26 June 2011
Where: Burdag Studio, Poland – www.burdagstudio.com
250 euro (accommodation and vegetarian food included)
Registration is valid after pre-payment of 100 euro before 20th May. The places are limited, if you thing of coming please contact us soon!