Study the Repertoire – See the Present
Dance Bites is FORM Dance Initiatives’ curated signature program of latest dance works produced by a number of the most progressive and thrilling unbiased choreographers and firms. Study the Repertoire, See the Present presents dance college students a novel alternative to be taught repertoire from every of the Dance Bites works in a workshop led by the artists adopted by a matinee efficiency and a post-show Q&A.
Workshop: 60 minutes (no break)
Reveals: 50-90 minutes (plus 20 minutes Q&A)
(Word Radical Transparency is 50-60mins, Double Beat is 60mins, Bat Lake is 90mins.)
Present and Workshop Bundle $29 per scholar and extra academics
Present and Q&A solely $23 per scholar and extra academics
Double Beat Digital package deal $200 ($100 present solely)
RADICAL TRANSPARENCY FRIDAY 18 MARCH
WE ARE HERE directed by EMMA SAUNDERS
RADICAL TRANSPARENCY is a brand new rollicking certainly one of a form work by the WE ARE HERE Firm exploring the intersection between honesty and artifice, wild and tame, mild and darkish, course of and efficiency, uncooked and manufactured, and the way on earth nowadays we’re going to current new dance work that’s sustainable, wild, buoyant and afloat whereas it appears like every little thing is sinking.
This 1-hour workshop will replicate the working type of how the corporate works within the studio together with heat ups, reworked 12 months-8 drama video games became difficult dancing scores, improvisational and choreographic duties that assist develop and broaden dancing processes, adopted by a sequence of performative duties.
Appropriate for Years 8 – 12
Present and Q&A at 10.30am
Workshop at 12.30pm
Picture: Dom O’Donnell
DOUBLE BEAT FRIDAY 6 MAY
SARA BLACK – LIVE AND DIGITAL
With an distinctive all feminine Australian forged and inventive group directed by Helpmann Award winner Sara Black, Double Beat explores the aural and bodily responses the guts and pulse current in differing emotional and bodily states. Three weeks after conception now we have a beat, our our bodies are removed from totally fashioned, but a beat has begun. We will usually be disconnected to this life power and sensation that we supply inside us. Right here we discover area to connect with these rhythms and observe the surprise of the human physique.
Sara Black and her group will introduce college students to the method of constructing Double Beat, an exploration of our fixed heartbeat and pulse in an in depth partnership of sound and motion. The workshop will start with a excessive vitality modern heat up. College students will then have the chance to have interaction in an introduction to Coronary heart Rhythm Meditation follow. This expertise might be used to information an open exploration into improvisation duties working from inner and exterior connections to the rhythm of the heart beat and coronary heart.
Along side the reside provide of this Study The Repertoire-See the Present, FORM will provide a digital extension together with a workshop led by Sara Black through Zoom previous to the season packaged with the reside streaming of the matinee efficiency.
Appropriate for Years 9 – 12
Workshop at 10am
Present and Q&A at 12.30pm (reside and livestreamed)
“The undertaking has been supported via a Metropolis of Parramatta Artistic Financial system Grant”
Picture: Tania Lambert
BAT LAKE FRIDAY 14 OCTOBER
Bat Lake by Eliza Cooper is a dance work celebrating the darkish, theatrical world of bats. From pollination to echolocation, the work exposes their nocturnal escapades normally hidden within the shadows. Bat Lake transforms the efficiency area as elegant beasts glide swiftly throughout a twilight stage. The work goals to reveal these misunderstood creatures, convey their advanced characters to life and reveal what lies beneath their mystique.
The workshop might be led by Eliza Cooper and can start with a stretch and heat up adopted by studying repertoire from the work. College students can anticipate to be taught and discover animalistic actions and phrases that contain fundamental ground work utilized in Bat Lake.
Appropriate for Years 9 – 12
Workshop at 10am
Present and Q&A at 12pm (together with interval)
Picture: Artists – Maxine Carlisle, Photographer – Clare Hawley
fLiNG PHYSICAL THEATRE FRIDAY 18 NOVEMBER
BODY AND ENVIRONMENT
DIRECTED BY ROB McCREDIE
Set inside a novel remodeling set set up, Physique and Setting options the FLING firm, made up of 11 younger performers from the Bega Valley aged 14-18.
A suspended net of 64 interconnected shirts is manipulated by the performers to create a sequence of areas; from architectural buildings to pure environments, private and non-private areas, to the unconscious inner landscapes of the thoughts. Following the cancelled 2020 touring of the work resulting from COVID, the work has been developed into a movie model.
The workshop presents a novel alternative for college kids to play with concepts round dance, interactivity and design guided by artists devoted to advertise wholesome attitudes to bodily exercise, physique picture and self-belief.
2018 Australian Dance Awards winner for Excellent Achievement in Youth Dance
Appropriate Yrs 7-12
Workshop at 10.30am
Movie and Q&A at 12.30pm
(the movie will even be offered at 7.30pm)
Movie and Workshop Bundle $18 per scholar and extra academics (free for supervising instructor)
Movie solely $12 per scholar and extra academics (free for supervising instructor)
Picture credit score: Andrew Norman