INTEGRATED DANCE TRAINING INTENSIVE
April 21, 22, 23 and 28, 29, 30, 2017
12 noon – 5 pm each day.
WHO IS THIS FOR?
This is a unique training opportunity for people with physical disabilities who would like to train as professional dance teachers and performers, and for professional able-bodied dancers and other professionals, who would like to train in Integrated Dance. Suitable for anyone in the Arts and Disability sector, and other interested professionals.
WHAT IS ON OFFER?
The training will include:
– Best practice in Integrated Dance
– Developing Integrated practices in a variety of settings
– Using contact improvisation in an Integrated setting
– Developing Integrated Dance performance
– Intensive Interaction. A unique opportunity to learn methods of
working with service users who have severe-profound disabilities
WHO IS TEACHING?
*Tara Brandel* is the Artistic Director of Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company, as well as a contemporary choreographer, performer and Contact Improviser originally from West Cork, Ireland. She trained at the Laban Centre, London, and with Steve Paxton, Nigel Charnick and Lloyd Newsom. She studied Integrated Dance with Axis Dance Company and Alito Alessi, and in 2005 had a year’s Dance Residency at Beaumont College, a college for people with disabilities in Lancaster, England. She was the main teacher at the ORCJ ’15 (with the focus on inclusion), and has recently been commissioned to make a new Integrated Dance piece for the D-CAF festival in Cairo, Egypt.
*Croí Glan* Integrated Dance Company is a professional contemporary dance company based in Cork, Ireland, which performs work that includes both disabled and non-disabled dancers. Croí Glan highlights the cutting edge artistic value of creating performance with diverse bodies by producing
high calibre work which tours nationally and internationally. Croí Glan most recently performed BRIDGE a site specific aerial dance on a historical viaduct, toured Adam Benjamin’s THIS IS to Miami and San Francisco International Arts Festival, and were nominated for Best Performance Ensemble for Leonie McDonagh’s ELK AND SAINTLY at the Dublin Fringe ’15. They are currently touring their 10th Anniversary show with new works by Jess Curtis (San Francisco/Berlin) and David Bolger (Dublin).
Croi Glan video:
Swansea Town Hall, Toronto is fully wheelchair accessible.
The location is about a 10 minute walk/wheel from either Jane Subway or Runnymede Subway Stations. Please note: Jane Station has an elevator. Runnymede Station does not.
$650. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange payment and to discuss sliding scale where needed.