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  • Montreal - Archives 2010


  • HOLIDAY JAM WITH PHIL SHINNICK

    Holiday Jam with Phillip Shinnick
    When: Saturday, December 11th - 1:30 to 3:30 PM
    Where: Belgo Building - Large Yoga Studio, first floor
    Cost: $4.00
    Holiday Jam, Saturday December 11th at the Belgo. Come to see Philip Shinnick from 1:30 to 3:30 PM in the large Yoga studio, at the 1st floor.
    For those who want a class, Phil will use half the large room to teach the 1st hour, and let the other half for a non-directed jam.
    Then people will all jam together the 2nd hour, using the whole (…)

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  • CONTACT IMPROVISATION WITH CATHERINE LESSARD - FALL 2010

    REGULAR CLASSES AND WORKSHOP- FALL 2010 1- CI classes - Thursday evening from September 30 to November 25
    2- ’The Human Supports’ - advanced level on Tatami mats 3- Intensive workshop of instanteneous composition and contact improvisation from November 26 to 28
    1- Contact Improvisation and Dance Improvisation, with Catherine Lessard
    Fall 2010 Session
    ’The Contact Weave’
    Class & Focused Jam in Contact Improvisation - regular training for all levels
    Thursdays, (…)

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  • CI WORKSHOP WITH PHILIP SHINNICK

    This Fall… Down and Up
    Contact Improvisation classes with Philip Shinnick;
    Four Saturdays: September 18th and 25th, October 2nd and 23rd;
    1:30 to 3:30 PM;
    At the yoga studio, first floor of the Belgo buiding;
    Sliding scale, $40-$50 for the four classes
    If you want more info or to register:
    "Philip Shinnick"
    AU PLAISIR DE VOUS Y VOIR!

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  • IMPROVISING CONTACT IMPROVISATION WITH ANDREW HARWOOD AND BENNO VOORHAN

    Teachers: Andrew de L. Harwood & Benno Voorham (Sweden)
    Dates: Sept 27 – Oct 8 (10 days) • Mon-Fri, 9:30am to 12:30pm
    Location: Studio 303
    Cost: $150 (Emploi-Québec)
    For the complete information : http://www.studio303.ca/en/classes/professionnal-level/harwood_voorham/ Contact Improvisation will be the common ground enabling us to continue deepening our skills into a rich kinaesthetic dialogue with others. By awakening our physical and sensory awareness we will bring mind, spirit and (…)

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  • CONTACT IMPRO CLASSES AND OTHERS WITH CATHERINE LESSARD

    UPCOMING CLASSES
    ’Here and Now’ : Workshop in Instant Composition (and CI) - for all levels - week-end May 21 to 23, 2010:
    Friday 6:30-9:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm (lunch break) and Sunday 2:30-5:00 pm
    Studio 303, 372 Ste-Catherine West st, 3rd floor (PDA metro)
    Description: a 3 days intensive to create in the present and in presence, to be readable and read, to allow the emergence of an authentic motion in contact, solo or group, to make choices and express clear intentions, (…)

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  • A WEEK OF CLASSES WITH ANTHEA BROWNE

    HEALS OVER HEAD Teacher: Anthea Browne Dates: June 7-11 (5 days) • Mon-Fri, 9:30am to 12:30pm Site: Studio 303 Cost: $75 Open to all dancers and circus artists.
    Face the fear of turning upside down with games and exercises designed to raise your comfort level with inversion, and to give new understanding to its mechanics. We’ll use techniques from both yoga and dance to create more stability and safety. Develop your skills and confidence in a safe, nurturing space, and let go (…)

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  • SKINNER RELEASING TECHNIQUE-CI WITH ERYN DACE TRUDELL

    For people interested in an Skinner Releasing Technique (SRT) approach to Contact Improvisation
    Evening workshop March 28 to March 31
    Sunday to Wednesday 7-10pm
    Presented by Association of Contact Improvisation
    In this workshop we will study Contact Improvisation (CI) using the pincipals of Skinner Releasing Technique (SRT). We will explore multi-directional and multi-dimensional alignment, suppleness, suspension, economy and autonomy. Bringing this practice to CI expands our (…)

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  • A SINGLE CONTACT IMPROVISATION CLASS AND FOCUSED JAM

    A Glimpse of ’Contact Utopia’, with Lilly Picts (from UK) Only one evening in Montreal ! Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Class 6:30-8:30 pm, Focused Jam 8:30-10:00 pm At Circuit Est, Espace St-André, studio B 1881 St-André street, #100 Street entrance nap : 1-5-4 (rest hardly then to turn on the right) Studio and cloakroom nap : 25-1 (support 2 and 5 in the same time and then 1) 20$/evening, 5$/jam Information & registration: worksphere@hotmail.com or 514-518-6240 (Catherine) How can we (…)

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  • SKINNER RELEASING TECHNIQUE TOWARDS CONTACT IMPROVISATION WITH ERYN DACE TRUDELL

    February 19 to 21, 2010.
    Fleur d’Asphalte, Studio de danse et création, 6847 Saint Hubert Friday 7-10pm, Saturday 10 am -5pm, Sunday 1-5pm
    Call 514-529-6635 for more information and registration.
    Cost $120
    We will use Skinner Releasing Technique ™ (SRT) to enhance our Contact Improvisation and apply it to set structures (harnessing) for improvisation or compositional creation. SRT is a dance training methodology combining technique with creative process, which is greatly influencing (…)

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  • WORKSHOP WITH PAULA ZACHARIAS ET ANDREW DE L. HARWOOD : DEPTH OF FIELD

    Teachers: Paula Zacharis & Andrew de L. Harwood (Argentina, Canada)
    Dates: Jan 25-29 (5 days) • Mon-Tues, 9am to 12:30pm & Wed-Fri, 9am to 1:30pm
    Location : Studio 303
    Cost: $100 (Emploi-Québec)
    This workshop-project is oriented towards experienced dancers, performers and creators and is designed to stimulate the imagination, cultivate a strong creative eye and extend that experience into other fields of perception thus developing a fuller dancing body and a deeper performance (…)

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  • INTENSIVE WORKSHOP IN BODY WORK AND CONTACT IMPROVISATION

    Saturday and Sunday January 16th and 17th, 2010
    10 am to 5 pm - Cost: $120
    Studio Fleur d’Asphalte 6847 St-Hubert street, Montréal
    Information : info@fleurdasphalte.com Tel†: 514-529-6635 In this workshop we will combine various approaches to body work (manipulations, Tai massage techniques and alignment work) with the duet dance form known as contact Improvisation. The body work will help open and repattern the body and help cultivate economy, efficiency and freedom of movement. (…)

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