Tipperary Dance Platform Workshops

Thu 10 Oct 2019 - Sat 12 Oct 2019
10:30 - 16:30
Tipperary, Co.Tipperary,

TDP’ is Tipperary Dance Platform’s cutting edge international contemporary dance festival: a festive celebration for dance in County Tipperary, and a resource platform for professional dance artists.

The TDP’19 masterclass programme, funded by Dance Ireland, offers a unique opportunity for professional training and networking, with eight classes from very experienced dance artists and world-class choreographers.

More info on the festival and related events visit: www.tdp-danceplatform.ie

The festival masterclass programme is centred on the development of contemporary dancers. It offers 8 masterclasses.

Dates: 10-11-12 October 2019
Location: Tipperary, Co.Tipperary, Ireland



Roberto Torres | Danza Nomada, Spain
In this improvisation workshop, Roberto uses dynamics of the body based on daily movements, gestures, and crafts stored in the memory of the body.

13.30 - 15.30
Marie Lenfant & Thierry Mabon, France
Marie Lenfant and Thierry Mabon share the practise that they have developed during two weeks of residence at Tipperary Dance Platform. A masterclass based on principles of instant composition and intuition.


10.00 - 12.00
Karine Ponties | Dame de Pic, Belgium
Approaching interpretation and creativity, shifting from a performer’s to an author’s perspective. Starting with individual practise, an essential step in the creative process, by which bodies can grasp the accuracy and relevance of a gesture or a space, and handle hesitancy or error.

13.30 - 15.30
Tânia Carvalh
o, Portugal
In this repertoire masterclass, Tânia Carvalho teaches contemporary dance technique through the learning of repertoire.

16.00 - 18.00
Carmen Werner
| Provisional Dance, Spain
My main interest is the ability to modulate qualities and create variations based on speed, volumes, weight, densities, etc. After a muscular-articular warm-up, we will work on ways to put choreographic material at the service of what we want to tell.


10.00 - 12.00
Polina Kremasta | Creo Dance, Greece
The basic principles of Apogeos dance, taught through basic mechanisms and exercises. The class will focus on rhythmic steps that promote coordination and interaction with the earth, the space and others.

12.30 - 14.30
Alexandre Iseli
| Iseli-Chiodi, Ireland
Using games and improvisation his workshop involves sensoriality as a major determinant in the generation of relevant dance movement.

15.00 - 17.00
Mary Wycherley
, Ireland
In the format of a fluid discussion with moving and image propositions, this workshop invites participants to actively consider, question and reflect on screendance through the lens of their own artistic practice and work. Feel free to bring your clips of footage for sharing! All interested disciplines welcome.

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