19 Oct 2019 (Sat) - 20 Oct 2019 (Sun)
Organized by Unlock Dancing Plaza
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Israel Aloni是一位具有國際視野的獨立編舞、表演者、書寫人、教育家及文化創業者；現為瑞典獨立當代舞團ilDance藝術總聯及聯合創辦人，亦是跨國創作平台ICoDaCo (International Contemporary Dance Collective)發起人，擁有豐富的編創、表演及策展經驗。
Unlock Body Lab邀請Israel Aloni舉辦專業舞者工作坊，並與城市當代舞蹈團合辦工作坊與分享會，透過一系列的活動分享他豐富的編創及製作經驗，希望與本地藝術工作者交流並帶來啟示。
Israel Aloni is an independent choreographer, performer, writer, educator and culture entrepreneur; also the artistic director and co-founder of ilDance, an independent contemporary dance company based in Gothenburg, Sweden (www.ildance.se) and they are also the architect and the global facilitator of iCoDaCo - International Contemporary Dance Collective (www.icodaco.com) which is an international cooperation project, supported partially by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.
Unlock Body Lab invited Aloni to lead a two-day workshop for professional dancers, and also co-host a workshop for dance amatuer and a sharing session with City Contemporary Dance Company, hoping to initiate artistic discourses in different levels with local community with his experience in creating works, platforms and international projects.
1. Workshop for Professional Dancers
During the two-day workshop, there will be work on making and refining movement sequences, investigation of the ability to reinvent the physical and mental experience within a set sequence, challenging the self to experience reality from a more neutral standpoint which would allow the dancers/performers to genuinely response and react to the environment with every single movement. The workshop will also offer the opportunity to further the exploration of the body, mind and spirit connection in order to dismantle the artists limitations and intimidations. Aloni will also share key points from both these routes their movement development and choreographic practice.
Target: Professional Dancer
Date: 19-20 Oct (Sat – Sun)
Time: 10am to 4pm with a lunch break of 1 hour
Location: Unlock Dancing Plaza Studio
Fee: An early bird discount of $480 before 13 Oct (Original fee $600)
2. Sharing: Experience on Curating International Collaboration
Israel Alone has sophisticated experience in terms of international collaboration to make works and to facilitate cultural exchange, he is the key curator and facilitator of iCoDaCo-International Contemporary Dance Collective. In the sharing session, he will focus on his vision and experience of international development of his artistic practice, hoping to shed light on the local scene.
Target: Local Artists, Producers & Curators
Date: 19 Oct (Sat)
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: Studio 7, CCDC Dance Centre
Free admission with limited availability
3. Dance Workshop for Amateur
In this two-hour workshop, Aloni will guide the participants to connect to the physical bodies and their functionalities. Through simple guided improvisation and some set tasks, the workshop will guide the participants to find new and different experience through their physical body. Each participant will be able to choose the level of intensity and physical demand that they would like to experience.
Target: Any person aged 16 or above, with or without prior knowledge to dance
Date: 20 Oct (Sun)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00pm
Location: Studio 2, CCDC Dance Centre
Fee: An early bird discount of $160 before 13 Oct (Original fee $200)