Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the UK Government’s measures to ensure social distancing, How Movement Works 2020 has been cancelled.
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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”
Dates: Mon 13 – Fri 17 July 2020, 10.00h – 17.30h
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.
The 2020 HMW timetable will be available in Feb 2020.
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
Day 3 – Exploring body language and relationships
Day 4 – Exploring space
Day 5 – Applying our practice
Expect to Move, discuss, observe and share practice.
Teacher Biography - Olga Masleinnikova
Olga Masleinnikova is a choreologist, dance-theatre-movement director, artist coach and teacher. Her practice combines Laban's contemporary developments for performing arts - a discipline called Choreology, psychophysical and somatic practices as well as her research around energy body. She has taught at prestigious institutions including: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Royal Academy of Music, English National Opera for Opera Works, Cambridge University, and internationally in Germany, China, and Switzerland.
Olga's choreographic and collaborative works have been to venues in London, Ghent, Malmo, Dublin, Paris, Chur, Berlin and Reykjavik. Additionally, she has developed Artistic Development Coaching Programme, regularly coaches directors, actors, choreographers and filmmakers and delivers numerous workshops internationally.