During the class, we work with movement awakened by imagination and the real space around and within us. We dance and improvise in relation to short texts in your language of choice (Swedish, Finnish or English).
During the class, we work with movement awakened by imagination and the real space around and within us. We dance and improvise in relation to short texts in your language of choice. The texts instill the possibilities of our kinetic imagination and association. Different exercises ranging from structured dance improvisation and physical theatre to contemporary dance intertwine with short movement combinations and instant dance composition. This is facilitated in a way that makes it easy to join in even if you need to be absent from some classes. We also do exercises in free writing that complement our work with movement. We work individually, in pairs and in small groups towards an atmosphere of trust and openness, where we can experience being seen and sharing our associations and movement.
This course is held in Swedish, but you can always participate also in Finnish or English. In other words, there is no demand for a strong knowledge of Swedish, curiosity is well enough!
Anna Stenberg is trained as a dancer and dance teacher, she works in Swedish, Finnish and English in the performing arts field in Finland and the Nordics. Anna graduated with a master's degree in dance from the University of the Arts in Helsinki. She has previously worked with choreographers such as Petri Kekoni, Carl Knif, Karoliina Loimaala and Joona Halonen, with contemporary dance, theatre, physical theatre, short films and installations, opera and musical theatre, as well as with theater improvisation. Anna's work with movement revolves around the feeling, thinking and dancing body in relation to time and space, in relation to text and different ways of using imagination and energy in movement and scenic expression.
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Indulge the Movement – Contemporary dance for all courses are mainly instructed by the choreographers and performers of Zodiak’s previous, current and upcoming season’s programme of performances. Indulge the Movement courses are suitable for everyone, and you can participate even without previous dance experience. Indulge the Movement – Contemporary dance for all courses focus on motion and movement, but they also offer an opportunity to explore different dance practices with alternating instructors.