Adult

Contemporary Level 1 with Laura Gibson

Enrolment £130 / £124 + Drop in £14 / £12 (12 weeks)

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Class Description:

This class builds and encourages a positive collective energy whilst valuing each dancer’s individual movement language and qualities. Phrases and exercises will emphasise building strength and stamina, through energetic, and rhythmically varied dance phrases. In a release-based style, the session explores directional shifts, the demands of tip and fall, and the possibilities found in challenging both phrasing and temporality.


About Laura:

Laura is an established technique teacher, facilitator and choreographer making work and delivering training in Universities and vocational training institutions nationally. In addition to her extensive professional practice, Laura holds a BA Hons and PGCE in Dance.

In 2005 Laura became a founding member of Two Thirds Sky.

Since 2003 Laura has worked with the Richard Alston Dance Company, delivering workshops nationally and choreographing. In 2014, Dance United (Yorkshire) commissioned her work Behind the Wall as part of their repertoire.

Laura is on Twitter 


Level Info:

  • Recommended if you have about a year’s experience in contemporary
  • Developing your dance vocabulary
  • Gradually working towards longer movement phrases
  • Aiming to increase physicality, performativity and musicality

Times: 18:30-20:00
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Thursday
Level: Level 1
Style: Contemporary