James Wilton Dance three day intensive:
We are pleased to open up a three day intensive with James Wilton Dance, exploring the companies highly physical signature style incorporating dance with elements of martial arts, sports, acrobatics and breakdancing.
The training will be lead by James Wilton with assistance from company dancers, who will guide you through a floor work technique class, contact work, repertoire from current touring work The Storm, and 2016 work LEVIATHAN, and creative tasks. We aim to safely teach you the fundamental principles of Wilton’s athletic choreography, exploring vocabulary and learning to use flow and expanse to harness the bodies full potential with movement in and out of the floor.
The training course is suitable for professional dancers or dancers who are currently in professional training. Please note that spaces are very limited, we are also unable to offer any refunds.
Dates: 29th-31st July 2019, 10am-6pm
Location: The Studio, 39 Whippingham Road, Brighton, BN2 3PF www.thestudiobtn.com
Cost: £200.00 for three days
To book: Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org registering your interest with a CV attached, you will then be sent the booking link to book your space via Eventbrite.
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Please note that accommodation or food is not provided, if you need any help searching for accommodation please do get in touch.
Typical daily timetable:
Technique class: The day will begin with a warm up class focussing on the fundamentals of safely using the floor in James Wilton Dance’s floor work technique. Using flow and momentum to connect movements, to efficiently shift in and out of the floor- incorporating elements of acrobatics and yoga within the sequence, gradually building up to jumping.
Contact work sessions: James Wilton and company dancers will lead participants through contact work technique focussing on building up skills, strength and confidence to safely lift a partner and be lifted. The session will start with the core elements used to create Wilton’s signature exciting and edge of the seat partner work, gradually building up in complexity.
Rep sessions : Rep sessions will consist of learning and exploring repertoire from the companies works, The Storm and LEVIATHAN. Rep sessions will explore solo movements phrases as well as using techniques covered in the contact work classes to learn partnering repertoire.
Creative session: James Wilton will lead dancers through creative tasks similar to those used for the creation of The Storm and LEVIATHAN, as well as exploring new ideas which will feed into the next company work due to premiere next year.
We look forward to seeing you there!