HOFESH SHECHTER - MOVEMENT FUNDAMENTALS

Mon Aug 26 2024 at 04:00 pm to Mon Sep 02 2024 at 03:00 pm UTC+10:00

City of Sydney Creative Studios | Sydney

FORM Dance Projects
Publisher/HostFORM Dance Projects
HOFESH SHECHTER - MOVEMENT FUNDAMENTALS
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Hofesh Shechter w/Sam Coren - 5 Days, Aug 26-30 / Sep 02-06
About this Event

WHO
Sam Coren


WHAT
Sam Coren, former Hofesh Shechter Company dancer and restaging assistant will lead two five-day workshops delving into Hofesh Shechter’s movement fundamentals – Groove & Rhythm, Totality, Energy & Emotion, Floorwork. Sam will explore repertoire from across Hofesh’s early works, sharing creative tasks and his imagery – a fascinating insight into Hofesh’s creative process.

Note: This workshop program will lead directly to a creative development and performance outcome in 2025/26.


WHEN
Workshop 1 / 5 Days, August 26-30 / 16:00 - 21:00

Workshop 2 / 5 Days, Sep 2-6/ 10:00 - 15:00


WHERE
Brand X City of Sydney Studios – 119 Bathurst St, Sydney


SKILLS
Contemporary Dance, Physical Theatre, Contemporary Circus


COST
$300AU


PATHWAYS
To maximise your IDEA journey and experience, you can combine this workshop with:

  • Crystal Pite 1 and/or 2
  • Vicki Van Hout
  • Maxine Doyle + Gabrielle Nankivell
  • Marc Brew
  • Sadiq Ali
  • Hofesh Shechter 1 or 2 - should you wish to deepen your engagement


LINKS
https://hofesh.co.uk/ @hofeshco
http://samcoren.co.uk/ @sam_coren


BIOS

Hofesh Shechter
Choreographer, Hofesh Shechter OBE, is recognised as one of the most exciting artists making stage work today, renowned for composing atmospheric musical scores to compliment the unique physicality of his movement. He is Artistic Director of the UK-based Hofesh Shechter Company, formed in 2008. The company are resident at Brighton Dome and Shechter is an Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells and Gautier Dance.

Shechter has also staged and choreographed works on leading international dance companies including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Batsheva Ensemble, Candoco Dance Company, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Nederlands Dans Theater 1, Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet Flanders.

In 2018 Hofesh Shechter was awarded an honorary OBE for Services to Dance and the company's first dance film, Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns, was broadcast by the BBC in September to great acclaim. His next short film POLITICAL MOTHER: The Final Cut premiered in July 2021 and in 2022, a collaboration with French filmmaker Cédric Klapisch saw the release of the much-anticipated feature En corps.


Sam Coren
Born in South London to Ashkenazi immigrants, Sam's introduction to dance began with community classes at an early age. He went onto train at London Contemporary Dance School obtaining BA & MA degrees before embarking on a multi award-winning career across stage and screen performing, teaching and choreographing.

Previous: Jasmin Vardimon Company, The Farm, STRUT Dance, Clod Ensemble, Hofesh Shechter Company, FKA Twigs, Jon Hopkins, English National Ballet, Royal Opera House, Chemical Brothers, Uber, Myer, Universal amongst others.


*By booking this workshop you acknowledge and agree that:

  • You are over 18yrs of age and have the demonstrated skills to satisfy this program. If your skills prove unsuitable FORM Dance Projects will do their best to place you in another workshop program. Gently noting that there will be no refund for this workshop
  • All IDEA spaces are safe spaces, and we will not tolerate any inappropriate behaviour on the basis of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity or religion
  • FORM Dance Projects is neither responsible nor liable for injury to your person nor the loss or damage to personal belongings during your time in this workshop or in the identified venue


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The program is made possible by the generous support of Hofesh Shechter Company, Sam Coren, Create NSW, Brand X and Lucas Newland.


Event Photos

Images: Hofesh Shechter's Sun - Photo by Gabriele Zucca, POLITICAL MOTHER THE CHOREOGRAPHER'S CUT - 2011 - (c) Tom Medwell, Sam Coren, POLITICAL MOTHER - 2018 -(c) boshua.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

City of Sydney Creative Studios, 119 Bathurst Street, Sydney, Australia

Tickets

AUD 300.00

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