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8-day-research COLLISION AND FLOW with Damien Fournier at b12

DAMIEN FOURNIER eastman/sidi larbi cherkaoui

where: Berlin, Germany

When: 4th – 11th july 2017 / 1:30pm – 5:30pm

the first part of the workshop will be dedicated to a mixture of floorwork, acrobatic moves with a contemporary flow, tango and kung fu. each exercise will invite the participants to widen their perception, conscience and coordination while playing with time, space, speed and levels.

the second part of the workshop will approach the work of partnering gradually from a simple touch, to the carrying and then the passing through/projection.

in both parts, after the technical exploration the participants will learn various parts of the repertory of the choreographer sidi larbi cherkaoui, one of the most influential choreographers of our time. time will be taken for re-creating material and exchanging the outcome within the group. to finish up each workshop day we will use the basics of acroyoga.

if you apply for this research workshop before march 22nd you will get our early bird special for 340 euros!

damien graduated from cnac (centre national des arts du cirque /france) where he specialized in partnering, acrobatics and dance. already during the study he started to develop a very own style between dance and acrobatics. in his work as a teacher damien conveys the technical know-how as well as how to be sensitive and emotionaly involved when performing. in his career damien was part of more than 36 productions.

he worked amongst others with josef nadj, helder seabra, kitsou dubois, damien jalet und alexandra waierstall. his biggest collaboration was with sidi larbi cherkaoui. during eight years damien performed in the award-winning shows “babel (words)” and “puz/zle”. furthermore he was dancing in myth, sutra, the movie anna karenina and milonga.

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to apply: in order to apply send us an email at researchordie[at] with the workshops you would like to take and a short bio. you can also provide us with a video link and a short paragraph about your motivation for each workshop. no must. once received, we’ll follow up with a personalized email confirmation.



tags: europe, germany

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