MASTERCLASS

WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND Looking at the past 20 years of integrated dance and the lessons learned along the way Adam Benjamin

 4 Novembro / 4th November | Faculdade de Motricidade Humana | 18h às 20h

ENTRADA LIVRE MEDIANTE CONFIRMAÇÃO DE PRESENÇA / FREE ENTRANCE AFTER REGISTRATION
Um olhar sobre o desenvolvimento da prática da dança integrada na Inglaterra desde 1990 (especialmente no momento presente, em que a CandoCo Company completa 20 anos de existência), e discussão da viagem de Adam Benjamim ao longo deste período. Uma análise às mudanças trazidas pela inovadora prática da companhia e do estado da arte a que chegámos nos dias de hoje. Serão exibidas algumas imagens, um filme e aberto espaço à discussão.
A look at the development of integrated dance practice in the UK since 1990 (particularly as this is the 20th anniversary of CandoCo) and discussion over Adam Benjamin’s journey through that time, observing how the landscape has changed and where we are now. Images and a video will be presented and there will be plenty of room for discussion!
Confirmação de presença / Registration
Enviar um email confirmando participação para info@voarte.com com nome, contacto e idade / Send an email confirming your presence and containing your name, contact and age to info@voarte.com

ADAM BENJAMIN 

Coreógrafo premiado descrito pelo The Sunday Times como “um professor com uma rara visão e um dom para a comunicar aos outros”. Foi co-fundador e director artístico do CandoCo Dance Company (1990-98), director artístico do Tshwaragano (África do Sul) e desenvolveu a vertente integrada no Adugna Dance Theatre na Etiópia. Coreografou a Vertugo Dance Company, Scottish Dance Theatre, Remix Dance Theatre, StopGap e muitos outros. Em 2010 estreou dois trabalhos no Sadlers Wells; A Holding Space, para os bailarinos etíopes Jemal Sendi e Addisu Demissie, coreografado em conjunto com Russell Maliphant com parte integrante do Destino Project, e do Slight for The FATHoM Project. O seu mais recente trabalho This Is for Croi Glan para a Companhia de Dança Integrada estreou no SAT! em Setembro de 2011, Barcelona. Um improvisador inveterado, trabalhou com Kim Itoh, Russell Maliphant, Kirstie Simson & Kenzo Kusuda, Rick Nodine & Neat Timothy e Jordi Cortés. É membro fundador do 5 Men Dancing e autor de «Making and Entrance, Teoria e Prática para Bailarinos com e sem Necessidades Especiais» (Routledge 2001) e escreveu intensivamente sobre práticas de integração. Foi artista associado do The Place, a Wingate Scholar and a Rayne Fellow. Lecciona Teatro e Performance na Universidade de Plymouth.
An award winning choreographer described by The Sunday Times as “a teacher with a rare vision and a gift for communicating it to others”. He was joint founder and artistic director of CandoCo Dance Company (1990-98), artistic director of Tshwaragano (South Africa) and developed the integrated strand of the Adugna Dance Theatre in Ethiopia. He has made work for Vertigo Dance Company, Scottish Dance Theatre, Remix Dance Theatre, StopGap and many others. In 2010 he premiered two works at Sadlers Wells; A Holding Space, for the Ethiopian dancers Junaid Jemal Sendi and Addisu Demissie jointly choreographed with Russell Maliphant as part of the Destino Project, and Slight for The FATHoM Project. His most recent work This Is for Croi Glan, Integrated Dance Company premiered in Barcelona at SAT! in September 2011. An inveterate improviser, he has performed with Kim Itoh, Russell Maliphant, Kirstie Simson & Kenzo Kusuda, Rick Nodine & Neat Timothy and Jordi Cortés, he is a founder member of 5 Men Dancing. Adam is author of «Making an Entrance. Theory and Practice for Disabled and Non-disabled Dancers» (Routledge 2001) and has written extensively on integrated practice. He was an associate artist at The Place, a Wingate Scholar and a Rayne Fellow. He lectures in Theatre and Performance at Plymouth University.
www.adambenjamin.co.uk
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