Contemporary Dance Fusion Workshop, Judith State

Contemporary dance fusion workshop

This workshop is for all those passionate about exploring contemporary dance and its adjacent forms.

“Working at WASP throughout the past two years with people who had started their meeting with dance from a zero point and observing their remarkable capacities of adaptation and evolution, I decided to continue these workshops with a new module in which the material will be structured progressively, having a more intense approach and being finalized with a public presentation. The participation in the final presentation will be optional, but students will be encouraged to experiment what could be their “first meeting with the audience”.

The workshop will include technical exercises, improvisation, freedom of expression, play, relaxation and breathing exercises, combining contemporary dance with jazz, hip-hop and elements of musicality, which will bring the dancers in front of their own selves, free, stripped of thoughts and ready to express their feelings through movement.”

Useful information:

This module consists of 8 classes.
Enrollment tax: 350 LEI.
Enrollment tax for students: 200 LEI
Payment will be made in the first day of class.

Dates:

Tuesday: April 7 | OPEN CLASS | 19:00-21:00
Tuesdays: April 21, 28, May 5, 12 | 19:00 – 21:00
Thursays: April 23, 30, May 7, 14 | 19:00 – 21:00
Friday: May 15 | PUBLIC PRESENTATION | 19:00 – 21:00

The number of participants is limited.
Registration: contact@waspmagazine.com, with e-mail subject: CONTEMPORARY DANCE FUSION Workshop Registration.
Deadline: April 20, 2015

Judith State| BIO

Judith State is a professional dancer whose mentality is directed towards a complex and diverse approach of movement as well as a harmonious fusion between musicality and introspection. Permanently searching for new experiences, she is interested in traveling, meeting and working with choreographers whose styles vary from contemporary to jazz, street jazz and hip-hop.

She travelled to New York where she studied four months at Broadway Dance Center in the frame of the international training program ISVP. She also followed training programs in London, Goteborg, Germany and Italy, having the chance to work with choreographers like Brice Mousset, Massimo Gerardi, German Jauregui, Inaki Azpillaga, Laura Aris, Francesca Harper, Dana Foglia, Billy Bell, Chris Hale, Derek Mitchell, Luam, Candace Brown, Jared Grimes, Chris Judd, Neil Schwartz sau Jared Jenkins. In 2014 she received a danceWeb scholarship in the frame of ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival through a Wild Card from 4culture.

As a performer she danced in productions of the National Theater from Bucharest and of the Operetta Theatre ”Ion Dacian”. At the moment, she collaborates with Odeon Thether in productions which include musicals, contemporary dance performances and theate pieces. She is constantly working with Răzvan Mazilu as a performer and an assistent of choreography .

Judith is the founder of DaDans Project and FlashMob Romania, she co-choreographed the first season of Romanian TV show X-Factor and in 2014 she realized the first Romanian-German co-production with subsTANZ – company directed by Massimo Gerardi. Invited by 4culture, she developed in the frame of the Romanian Platform of Contemporary Dance and Performance 2013, a series of contemporary dance workshops for the students from Choreography High schools from Cluj and Bacău. Since 2013 she is constantly teaching contemporary dance classes for professionals and beginners at WASP – Working Art Space and Production.

More information about Judith State and her projects: http://www.judithstate.com

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