14 MAY 2015
15 May 2015

Part 1 – Thursday, May, 14, 2:00pm- 5:00pm
Part 2 – Friday, May, 14, 2:00pm- 5:00pm

Dovercourt House (third Floor)
805 Dovercourt, Toronto, Ontario

Part of Contact Dance International Film Festival

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Contact Improvisation workshop taught by Sharon Fridman a master in engaging communities in large contact dance experiences that connect soul and body and are accessible to all levels and abilities. All levels and abilities are welcome. Please note there are three flights of stairs up to the studio. If you need assistance making it up the stairs please contact kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com

Sharon Fridman was born in Israel, Hadera, in 1980. He began his career as a dancer in 1999 with the prestigious Ido Tadmor Dance Company of Tel Aviv, continuing with the first Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, then with the company Vértigo, and eventually taking part in several projects at the Suzanne Dellal Center, where he refined his interpretive training. He made his debut as a choreographer with Covered Red (2000) and Anna (2001), both signed for the Phrasal group. Between 2004 and 2008, he was an artistic director and choreographer of the Mayumaná Company. In 2006, he moved permanently to Spain where he founded the company, named after him, in the following year. In 2008, he participated in a project which was promoted by the Royal Opera House in London for supporting young choreographers, under the artistic direction of Wayne McGregor. From this moment he has begun his international career. In 2011, at the Burgos- New York Choreography Competition, he was awarded the first prize for Hasta Dónde?both by the judges and the audiences. The film version of Hasta Dónde? also won first place audience choice award at the 2013 CDIFF in Toronto.

$99 (Scholarships are available by request)
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CONTACT: Kathleen Rea, 416 545 1515, , http://www.reasondetre.com
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