Paradise is a feeling - Contemporary Dance & Theatre
Datum: 14. & 15. Sept 2023
Uhrzeit: 09:00 - 11:00h
Paradise is a feeling - Description
Nadines work explore contemporary dance, incorporating movement tasks and situations that playfully connect people and focus on the energetics of body language. She generates a warm atmosphere and inspires people to work intelligently and push the edges of their limits.
The workshop consists of exercises to awaken the whole body and to generate awareness of the entire physical instrument. Attention is given to breath, joint articulation, muscle tone and stability to improve physical strength. Nadine invites everybody to participate in technical exercises, including floor work, games and challenging phrase composition. People learn to activate and ground their center in a way that allows them to experience optimal freedom in their movement. Partner work, guided improvisations and theatrical tasks highlight the class activities to support playfulness and creativity in movement and expression. Her physicality is defined by a raw, powerful movement balanced with a special attention to detail, particularly in the movement of the hands. playing with different textures, switching from light to thick. Shaking their bodies intensively.
Biography Nadine Gerspacher
Nadine Gerspacher is a freelance dancer, choreographer, teacher and artistic director of her own company Cia. Nadine Gerspacher. She‘s been working internationally for the past 20 years, for instance alongside Dave St Pierre (Montréal, Canada) and Cirque du Soleil. She has been as well a guest choreographer in many companies and universities and has received in 2016 the Isadora Award from the Iwanson-Sixt Foundation in Munich for her exceptional achievements in contemporary dance. In addition to her work with her company where she‘s most recently questioned various facets of the pre-corona era and collaborated with world-reknown Krump specialist Arias Fernandez, she‘s also a co-director of the professional programs FREE BODIES and FREE ROOTS, both resident projects at FREEZONE · Home for Creation, Movement and Performance that she also co-directs alongside Nico Ricchini.