|Summer Schools 2008|
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
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.
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.
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
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
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: