Body Action is a training based on the construction of physical actions. It induces the participant to move from a common language and not form dance codes. It decodes and destructs the established and predetermined languages of the dance. The class is representation of control and physical intuition, its purpose is to create states: physical, mental and even emotional from taxation. It takes the body to its maximum capabilities with a corporately controlled risk. Guide the pupils to find the truth in their body and to contact their own way of moving, to assume the information regarding their intuition.

The class is experiential learning.

Thusday-Sunday 6.-9.6. at 10-14
Place: Zodiak Stage (Kaapelitehdas, Tallberginkatu 1 B, 00180 Helsinki)
Duration: 16 h
Participation fee: 195 euro
Enrolment by 15.5.
Enrolment here.

Francisco Córdova (México) is a performer, choreographer and pedagogue. He has a Master in Theater Studies and Scenic Direction and a Master in Stage Lighting by the Institute of Theater (IT) in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated in Contemporary Dance from the National School of Classic and Contemporary Dance (ENDCC) in Mexico. He has also studied in Montreal, Canada, with the Le Jeune Ballet du Québec Company (JBQ), and in New York, USA, with the Hispanic Ballet (BH).

Córdova is the director of the company Physical Momentum where he currently celebrates eleven years of creative career, in parallel he is the director of the International Festival ATLAS and director of the Training Program of Techniques of Movement (TDM) in Mexico and Barcelona. Since 2006 he has developed his methodological proposal Body-Action and Physical Action as Scenic Construction, with which he has given several workshops in companies, festivals and international art centers in Europe, Asia and Latin America. 

He has earned various awards, residences and artistic grants in Latin America, Asia and Europe. In his international trajectory, he is mentioned as one of the young precursors of new tendencies and ruptures of the training for the scenic interpreter. Córdova has been a member of several companies and scenic projects for 13 years. During his career he has developed as an interpreter, choreographer and pedagogue; participating in meetings and festivals in Mexico, United States, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Panamá, Costa Rica, Spain, The Netherlands, Italy, France, Czech Republic, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Greece, Russia, Singapore, Israel and India.

He currently resides between the city of Barcelona, Brussels and Berlin.

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Availability is limited, so sign up in time! Welcome letters and invoices are sent to participants’ email address immediately after registration closes. If you do not find the course letter or the invoice in your email please also check the junk mail folder.

Enrolment is binding. Cancellations must be communicated on the last enrollment day by 6 pm the latest. Please check this course's last day of enrollment from above. With the exception of injuries and illnesses certified in writing by a doctor, cancellations made later than the deadline are subject to full course fee.

Zodiak's courses and workshops can also be paid using pre-paid Liikuntaseteli and Kulttuuriseteli vouchers (Smartum Oy) as well as Virikeseteli vouchers (Edenred Oy). You can pay with the vouchers in the beginning of the first class or you can bring the vouchers to Zodiak office (open weekdays 11 am to 4 pm). It is not possible to pay the course fee with cash.

For further inquiries, please contact Elina Ruoho-Kurola,, p. 050 587 0470 (weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm).