Professional participation call out
We are looking for three pregnant professional dancers to be part of our research and development phase of the project, that aims to investigate how pregnancy affects performers mentally, physically, emotionally and creatively through multimedia performance language. We are working towards a sharing of our R&D in Cardiff in June 2018, and this is a paid…Continue
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very happy to announce "DIVE" Stage One on 7th November at the Dance House.
"DIVE" is work with dancers' obstacles, psychological and physical, and allow the process of their overcoming them to become material for a highly personal choreographed piece.
"DIVE" tells two parallel stories - the story of our struggles with the fears, pain and agony of existence and the story of the ever unfolding now in which one can be surprised by…
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|"Theatre has nothing to do with buildings or other physical constructions. Theatre- or theatricality - is the capacity, this human property which allows man to observe himself in action, in activity. The self-knowledge thus acquired allows him to be the subject (the one who observes) of another subject (the one who acts). It allows him to imagine variations of his action, to study alternatives. Man can see…|
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Training in FORUM Theatre
CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS
The Conference of the Birds is a Context Oriented Theatre adaptation, by The Republic of the Imagination, of the 12th Century Persian poem by Farid Ud-Din Attar. The poem describes the journey of a group of birds through seven valleys to the castle of the magical bird called the Simorgh. But it is also an allegory representing the sufi…Continue
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Creative Skillset is providing funding for four emerging UK producers to attendRotterdam Lab, which will take place from 25-29 January 2014, during Rotterdam International Film Festival.
Approximately 75 emerging producers from all over the world will…Continue
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Creating a short film about women human rights in Serbia according to social and economical justice and engage existing women organisations to gather around this issue.
Our current campaign is to advocate for housing rights and the empowerment of women in their legal rights to property acquired during marriage or long-term partnership.
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Be in the Balans mode come to our classes on Mondays evenings 8.30 pm and Fridays mornings 10.00 am at Memorial Hall Lisvane address: Heol y Delyn, Lisvane, Cardiff, CF14 OSQ.
Join us and enjoy best as you can through creative and inspirational movements with Aleksandra Jones.
Impressions of Balans members: " I don't feel stiff, anymore"...."I am more aware of my body…Continue
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We have approved from Art Council Wales to work on Art of Living project.
Our project have a two stages:
1. Aleksandra Jones will choreograph artist Tanja Raman in a performance Gravida and performed in Chapter Art Center in May.
2. Development of partnership with Valleys Kids and Rhondda Cynon Taf Community Arts.
With both ideas we want to change the image of pregnant women in society by making the following statements.
Pregnant professional dancers should…Continue
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We just started our Balans exercise in Chapter (Common room) every Sunday at 5.
At 6 we have Be In The Room Collective, space for artists to express their ideas, to meet new people, to start new projects, to initiate, to engage, to create your own life and work with people that you want to work with.
Everybody who wants to move, feel and express them selves through BALANS method from 5 until 6 and than at 6 to create your own open…
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Arts Council of Wales hosted OPEN SPACE events on 1 March according to open debate:
What kind of creative Wales would you like to see by 2020 and how do we get there?
Some of the people from my group decide that is time for action, to meet, to share experiences and exchange good practice so I am using this opportunity to call all of you (artists, dancers, actors, writers, directors,...) to join us in Chapter(common room) on Sunday 3…Continue
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On 14 February, all those women who have been affected by violence (and those in support of the One Billion Rising campaign) are invited to go out into the street and dance. The global event is part of the One Billion Rising campaign and is the idea of the writer and activist Eve Ensler,
This link to the Guardian gives more context to the event: Eve Ensler: dancing for a free world for women -…
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Combining the grace of ballet,
the centring effect of yoga,
the body conditioning of Pilates
and the energy balancing of Chi Kung.
Be one of the first in UK to try a method used by women for over
10 years in South Eastern Europe to look and feel the best they…Continue
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