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Directing circularity – workshop with Rhiannon Morgan on 27 Apr 2019

Directing Circularity - From the Personal to the Collective Unity The first part of the workshop proposes a dynamic collective warm up drawing from sports science techniques that focus on co-ordination, agility and stamina that refine all-around availability for a multitude of movement potentials. Progressively elements from techniques such as Cunningham and Release will be [...]

Butoh based workshop with Yuko Kominami on 23-24 Feb 2019

Movement of becoming - Butoh based workshop Chapter : INSECTS The workshop is about movement of becoming based on butoh practice and the choreographers’ personal research. Movement of becoming here means the movement towards dissolving into something else – a process of metamorphosing. Butoh is a dance which has its roots in the new dance [...]

Axis Syllabus intensive with Frey Faust on 23-24 Feb 2019

Pivot Almighty - Axis Syllabus, C-Force and CI Pivot… a special concept in the English language, a term for the way we overcome or use friction to spin or shift our limbs or supports on the floor and/or on our partners. Shifting pivot points is the pretext for spiral motion, which in turn allows us to negotiate [...]

Urban contemporary workshop with Marco di Nardo on 19th Jan 2019

This workshop is open to anyone who has experience in contemporary dance and/or in urban styles. We will be working on cardio exercises and strength training with an interest in discovering our own physicality and consider elements of injury prevention. The workshop also addresses body awareness exploring different qualities of movement such as body isolate or tatting and focusing [...]

Authentic movement workshop with Anne Wirth on 1st Dec 2018

Authentic Movement in Mover-witness-dances  In this workshop we explore the polarities of moving and being moved as well as touching and being touched. What moves us when we move? And how do we move when we are actually moved by someone? What movement is generated when we have a witness? In this introduction to [...]

ContactTango workshop with Gabi Koch on 17-18 Nov 2018

ContacTango Connecting through the depth – exploring corkscrew movement We touch the deep knowledge that is ingrained in the body of every single one of us. Through embodied anatomy, i.e. through visualisation and diving into our body system, we sense and move in various supportive qualities. In this case we experience different lines/structures in the [...]

Fasciapulsology and movement workshop with Florence Augendre on 20 Oct 2018

Atelier d’introduction au toucher fasciapulsologique et corps en mouvement . « La Fasciapulsologie est une thérapie manuelle fondée et développée par Christian Carini (IFCC- Paris). Elle implique un toucher particulièrement doux et précis, permettant d’accéder à la perception des membranes conjonctives, qui constituent le maintien cohérent des structures du corps autant que leur équilibre [...]

Movement of becoming, Butoh based dance workshop by Yuko Kominami on 12-13 May 2018

Chapter IV - Bird The workshop is about movement of becoming based on butoh practice and the choreographer’s personal research. Movement of becoming here means the movement towards  dissolving into something else – a process of metamorphosing. Butoh is a dance which has its roots in the new dance movement of the late 1950s in Japan. [...]

Contact Jam organised by Gianfranco Celestino/Contact Impro Luxembourg, 28 Apr 2018

Dear Contact Impro people! As you can see, we are in the process of migrating the Contact Impro jam sessions from Hariko to Vedanza Studios. With a rate of once a month, we organise a dance and live music jam. Date may change, but basically it will be always on Saturday or Sunday at the [...]

Off-Center Center / A-Symmetries mixed level Axis Syllabus intensive taught by Frey Faust

The Center of Gravity migrates. Sometimes the Center is outside your body. The Center of the Body is (not) where you think it is. Webbing, tubes, bags, braces and slippery half fused suits… interconnectedness, gravity and hydraulics… biological alignment is different than a straight line. Moderation allows infinite choices for accent acceleration and vector, rather [...]

UNDO Première at Théâtre National du Luxembourg on 16th Dec 2017

New creation at Théâtre National du Luxembourg Première 16th Dec 2017, 20h    BOOK 17th Dec 2017, 17h    BOOK 20th Dec 2017 20h    BOOK   UNDO is a new 60-minute performance project conceived by Emanuela Iacopini, Hannah Ma and Rajivan Ayyappan. A contemporary creation produced and performed by VEDANZA Luxembourg, the piece is a research and [...]

Movement of becoming, Butoh based dance workshop by Yuko Kominami on 25-26 Nov!

The workshop is about movement of becoming based on butoh practice and the choreographer’s personal research. Movement of becoming here means the movement towards  dissolving into something else – a process of metamorphosing. Butoh is a dance which has its roots in the new dance movement of the late 1950s in Japan. The funders are Tatsumi [...]

Project O tour continues at the Odisha Biennale on 3rd Nov 2017

PROJECT O returns to the stage in Luxembourg, London, Trier, Bhubaneswar ... Bhubaneswar, India, Odisha Biennale, 3 Nov 2017     BOOK Trier, TUFA, 28-29 April 2017   BOOK London, Arts Depot, 23rd April 2017    BOOK Luxembourg, Rotondes, 17-21 March 2017    BOOK “gelingt es… bereits Zuschauer ab fünf Jahren den [...]