Thania Acarón
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Decision Making in Movement at Ardour Academy Cardiff

September 1, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm
Decision Making in Movement Workshop Led by: Dr. Thania Acarón, PhD BC-DMT FHEA Description This introductory movement workshop breaks down every-day decisions into four key stages (Flow/Tension, Attention, Intention and Action*). Participants will reflect and 'dance out' decisions through fun, engaging activities. A space to understand your body better and experiment with new ideas, led by an experienced practitioner. No movement experience needed! Based on Thania Acarón’s PhD research on…See More
Jul 31
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Tarody: Site Specific Performance at Swansea College of Art (Dynevor Campus Foyer)

May 9, 2018 all day
Set in the heart of Swansea City Centre, Tarody is an interactive satire of contemporary issues inspired by the major arcana of the tarot. UWTSD Students and graduates from Contemporary Performance and Fine Arts will respond to intriguing sites in Swansea through creative research on the popular archetypes featured in a tarot deck. Join the search for The Fool, The Tower and The Lovers as this innovative and collaborative performance reimagines Swansea City Centre. …See More
May 7
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Shared Movement Practice at UWTSD Townhill Campus SA20UT

April 9, 2018 to April 11, 2018
During our Spring recess, the Contemporary Performance Programme at UWTSD Swansea College of Art would like to open its doors at Townhill Campus for a Shared Movement Practice event. Our aim is to provide a creative space of encounter and collaboration amongst the dance/movement community in Wales. Please fill out the Expression of Interest form (https://goo.gl/forms/vGbpdxrbpacET3Ov1).We would like to…See More
Mar 26
Thania Acarón posted a blog post

Shared Movement Practice Event 9, 10 & 11 April.

During our Spring recess, the Contemporary Performance Programme at UWTSD Swansea College of Art would like to open its doors at Townhill Campus for a Shared Movement Practice event. Our aim is to provide a creative space of encounter and collaboration amongst the dance/movement community in Wales. Please fill out the Expression of Interest form (https://goo.gl/forms/vGbpdxrbpacET3Ov1). You can come in…See More
Mar 26
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Shared Movement Practice at UWTSD Townhill Campus SA20UT

April 9, 2018 to April 11, 2018
During our Spring recess, the Contemporary Performance Programme at UWTSD Swansea College of Art would like to open its doors at Townhill Campus for a Shared Movement Practice event. Our aim is to provide a creative space of encounter and collaboration amongst the dance/movement community in Wales. Please fill out the Expression of Interest form (https://goo.gl/forms/vGbpdxrbpacET3Ov1).We would like to…See More
Mar 26
Thania Acarón posted a blog post

Time for Embodied Self-Care - The Body Hotel is back!

Interested in movement and wellbeing? Need some tools for working with groups? Desiring a space to move and reconnect with yourself?For people who need a space to move and reconnect, or gain tools to work creatively with communities. The theme for this session is: Moving wellbeing: creative visualisation and actualisation of New Year goals. The Body Hotel will also include introductory elements of dance movement therapy and explore techniques for working creatively through movement with…See More
Feb 12
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The Body Hotel Cardiff 2 at Tramshed Studio

March 10, 2018 from 11am to 5pm
Interested in movement and wellbeing? Need some tools for working with groups? Desiring a space to move and reconnect with yourself?The Body Hotel is a workshop focusing on self-care and embodied reflection through movement. The theme for this session is: creative visualisation and actualisation. Bring on New Year goals! Booking: www.thania.info/bodyhotelEmail: thaniadmt@gmail.comFacebook event:…See More
Feb 12
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The Body Hotel at Tramshed Studio

November 25, 2017 from 11am to 5pm
The Body Hotel is a movement workshop designed for personal growth and/or professional development. A chance to 'check out' from daily life and 'check in' to our body. No previous movement experience required!This workshop series ran successfully in Edinburgh for two years and now makes it debut in Wales! Testimonials of Body Hotel participants can be found here: www.thania.info/bodyhotel For those interested in professional development, The Body…See More
Oct 5, 2017

Profile Information

What I do:
Artist, choreographer and performer
A little more about me:
Thania is a performer, educator and dance movement psychotherapist from Puerto Rico, and based in the UK. She holds a PhD in Dance and violence prevention (University of Aberdeen), a Master's in Dance Education (New York University) and certifications in US and UK in dance movement psychotherapy. Thania has performed for many international artists in Buenos Aires, New York and Scotland, and received the medal as Ambassador of Dance in Puerto Rico.

Thania currently works as a part-time lecturer in Contemporary Performance at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. She also teaches international workshops on contemporary dance and interdisciplinary practice, arts-based peacebuilding, and dance, health and wellbeing.
Location:
Cardiff
Projects I’m working on:
'when in roam' - interdisciplinary project about home and belonging, incorporating dance, spoken word, original music composition, multimedia and aerial dance. www.orphanedlimbs.com
Personal Website/CV:
http://www.thania.info
Twitter @username:
@thaniaacaron

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Shared Movement Practice Event 9, 10 & 11 April.

During our Spring recess, the Contemporary Performance Programme at UWTSD Swansea College of Art would like to open its doors at Townhill Campus for a Shared Movement Practice event. Our aim is to provide a creative space of encounter and collaboration amongst the dance/movement community in Wales. Please fill out the Expression of Interest form (…
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Posted on March 26, 2018 at 9:11

Time for Embodied Self-Care - The Body Hotel is back!

Interested in movement and wellbeing? Need some tools for working with groups? Desiring a space to move and reconnect with yourself?

For people who need a space to move and reconnect, or gain tools to work creatively with communities. The theme for this session is: Moving wellbeing: creative visualisation and actualisation of New Year goals. The Body Hotel will also include introductory elements of dance movement therapy and explore techniques for working…

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Posted on February 12, 2018 at 13:03

Opportunity for a 50+ Female Performer

Female Welsh Performer 50+

 

Orphaned Limbs Collective is an artist group with an exciting interdisciplinary project looking for a South Wales-based female performer 50+, versed in both dance and physical theatre. The prospective candidate would ideally be willing to join us during research and development stages as well as touring the project with us in late 2017-18 (dates to be discussed).

              

Our project, ‘when in roam’, involves dance,…

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Posted on July 7, 2017 at 11:26

Performance Technician Wanted

Orphaned Limbs Collective is an artist group with an exciting interdisciplinary project looking for a South Wales-based technician to collaborate with. The post will include elements of lighting design, stage management and technical support, and the prospective candidate would ideally be willing to join us during research and development stages as well as touring the project with us in late 2017-18 (dates to be…

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Posted on July 3, 2017 at 13:55

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