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Dance & Movement Workshop with Catherine Gallant

By June 27, 2022 June 28th, 2022 No Comments

Join Catherine Gallant (dance artist & choreographer) for a 3 hour workshop exploring the many ways that there are to look at creative practices through inquiry. This workshop is suitable for anyone who is interested in working as part of a group to use dance and creative movement as a way of bringing the unknown into the space with us and embracing possibility. embracing possibility. Catherine comes to us from the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) based in New York City.

This workshop is aimed at dancers, dance-makers, dance teachers and curious movers of various kinds.

Duration is 3 hours and will include the development of guiding questions that lead to improvisation which grows into a dancing dialogue through collaborative exploration of ideas and hopes for the future.

NO dance experience is necessary, but participants need to be comfortable with sharing and movement.

Workshop takes place from 11am-2pm on Saturday 23rd July

About Catherine Gallant:

Catherine Gallant, (dancer, choreographer, teacher) has always accessed self and world through dance. Selectively mute as a child she found refuge and power within non-verbal communication. Ms. Gallant’s work often explores themes of chance, doubt and the body as a source of comfort and torment. Catherine Gallant/DANCE brings dance to new audiences through direct interaction with the public via works in non-traditional theater sites. Catherine is also the director of Dances by Isadora which, since 1989, performs, teaches and collaborates with dancers throughout the world, recently at Jacob’s Pillow’s Inside/Out Series and with Jerome Bel on his new work, Isadora Duncan. She has studied and performed the work of Isadora Duncan since 1982 and is a founding member of the Catherine is the full-time dance educator at PS 89 in NYC. She and her young students were featured in the documentary, PS DANCE! Catherine is on the faculty of the Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) and is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory and holds an MFA in Dance from Temple University in Philadelphia.

Cost to take part is €12 (full price) €10 (concession) BOOK HERE

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