Summer Schools 2008
Space and Place: A Summer School in Dance and Capoeira
With Jenna Agate - Dancer and Choreographer
and Yan James Agate - Capoeira Practitioner

Monday 14th - Friday 18th July 2008
10.00 am - 3.30 pm daily at The Studio on the Green
A unique opportunity in the Scottish Borders to participate in a week of Dance and Movement activities that will include some experience and practice of Capoeira, the Martial Art and Dance form from Brazil.

Junior dancers
will have taster sessions in Capoeira, Movement Skills and Dance Improvisation as well as the opportunity to play music on Brazilian instruments.

Senior dancers will take a daily class in Capoeira practice, learning some of it's moves and music, and then move on to Choreographic work that will integrate the Capoeira study with Contemporary Dance and Release Technique leading to the creation of new dance material.

Both Junior and Senior dancers will show their work at the end of the week to an invited audience of family and friends.
Jenna has been dancing and choreographing for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the community and professional fields of dance.

Yan has been a practicing Capoeirista for almost 10 years. He teaches the form and works with Capoeira Mestres in Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. This is a unique opportunity for local dancers to work with an experienced and exciting practitioner.
Junior dancers (8-13 years) 10.00 - 11.00 am
Cost: £10.00 for the week

Senior dancers (14 years and over) 11.15 am - 3.30 pm
Cost: £30.00 for the week
Please enrol by sending your name, address and telephone number, and your payment, to Jenna Agate at the address below.

Closing dates for applications will be Wednesday 9th July or when places are filled, whichever is the sooner.
The Phenomenology of Roundness: A Choreographic Research Week
With Jenna Agate and Guests
Monday 11th - Friday 15th August 2008
10.00 am - 5.00 pm daily
Local dancers with some experience are invited to apply to participate in this week of choreographic research and development.

The week will take the form of a morning class followed by choreographic work that will include the creation of new dance material in group and solo, duet and trio formations. Time will be spent on exploring ideas and differing choreographic structures and devising material towards the creation of a new dance work. There will be an informal sharing of this 'work in progress' to an invited audience at the end of the week.

Interested dancers should contact Jenna in the first instance:

Jenna Agate
Artistic Director
The Studio On The Green
Scottish Borders

Tel: 01750 21997


The Studio is a registered charity