Monday, November 19, 2012

Fall Workshop Series Continues

Our Fall Workshop Series continues this Sunday! Space is limited and will be first come first serve.

Falling into dance with Brittany Duggan
Sunday November 25, 2012
Moving Art
125 Anne St. South
Barrie ON
Pricing: $30 ($26.55 + HST)

This workshop uses specific imagery and the mechanics of gravity to ride the natural momentum created when catching and releasing the body through space. Short dances explore different ways to access this “released” way of moving where muscular control is used sparingly for quirky gestures or to manipulate the bones of the body to allow for play with weight. Flow is sustained by core support and by a relationship with the music.
From beginning to end, floor to air, the class focuses on internal body awareness, moving through space and above all else, a feeling of expression through dancing.

Brittany Duggan is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, teacher and writer in the Toronto area. She graduated with Honours from York University’s BFA program in dance in 2009 and has since collaborated for Susan Kendal, Krista Posyniak, Thomas and Guinevere, Kate Hilliard, Aviva Fleising and Tracey Norman. Choreographic credits include un, a duet in-progress with collaborator Posyniak, Above the Cloud (2012) and She Moves She (2011) for the McMaster University Dance Company, Scienceography (2011) for Toronto’s Fringe,Mayfly (2011) for Creative Republic and mountain girl (2010) which was presented in Toronto summer festivals as well as in Halifax. Brittany teaches contemporary technique in Toronto and Whitby, is the blog manager for Series 8:08, writes on a freelance basis and is the Production Coordinator and Office Manager for The Dance Current magazine.

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