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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the UK Government’s measures to ensure social distancing, How Movement Works 2020 has been cancelled.

We are in the process of contacting all those people who have booked a place. We appreciate your patience and understanding at this time whilst we make the necessary arrangements. We do want to stay in touch and if you would like to register interest for future summer programmes or other Learning & Participation activities, please subscribe to our mailing list.

Course Outline

So what is movement anyway? Discover the answers during this week-long choreology intensive.

The course is suitable for practitioners from different backgrounds and disciplines, interested in movement, choreography, acting, performance, and directing or teaching. It will significantly change and improve your creative practice.

Join us on the journey to reveal fascinating insights about what we look at when we watch performance and how expression is controlled, created and communicated.

The week will include

  • An introduction to innovative and exciting choreological practice
  • Creating, performing and observing movement
  • Discussion and dialogue
  • An exploration of current developments of Rudolf Laban’s movement theories and their specific application to contemporary performing arts disciplines

No previous experience of movement analysis theories is required.

"Fascinating, absorbing and exciting. The choreological understanding will change your professional practice significantly” 

(Participant 2016)

 


Course Details

Dates: Mon 13 – Fri 17 July 2020, 10.00h – 17.30h 

Fees

Early Bird Course Fee: £405 (available until 1 Mar)
Trinity Laban Alumni rate: £386
Course Fee after 1 Mar: £464

Bursaries are available for dance teachers attending either How Movement Works or our Dance Summer School.

Information Pack


 

Timetable

The 2020 HMW timetable will be available in Feb 2020.

Day 1

10.00     Registration and tour

10.45     Introduction

12.30     Introducing the functional body and the body as instrument and its application in practice

Breaks    12.15, 13.15 and 16.15

End        17.30

 

Day 2 – Exploring dynamic principles and writing dance

10.00     Creative movement class exploring theme

11.45     Exploring further

14.30     Practical application

Breaks    11.30, 13.15 and 16.15

End        17.30

 

Day 3 – Exploring body language and relationships

10.00     Creative movement class exploring theme

11.45     Exploring further

14.30     Practical application

16.30     Participant led Library time

Breaks    11.30, 13.15 and 16.15

End        17.30

 

Day 4 – Exploring space

10.00     Creative movement class exploring theme

11.45     Exploring further

14.30     Practical application

Breaks    11.30, 13.15 and 16.15

End        17.30

 

Day 5 – Applying our practice

10.00     Creative movement class exploring theme of the week

11.45     Application to our own practice

14.30     Applying the principles – sharing

16.30     Final observations, discussion and evaluations

Breaks    11.30, 13.15 and 16.15

End        17.30

 

Expect to Move, discuss, observe and share practice.