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Improvisation, Composition and Creative processes for 15-19 year olds with Cai Tomos


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Travel with Cai on a journey through improvisation, imagination and creativity. Through the use of tasks and stimulus, dancers will be encouraged to challenge themselves, exercising their minds and bodies. This intensive day will delve into the art of improvisation and creativity; both key to Cai’s style and approach to dance. Dancers will work on solos, duets and group movements while being taught to trust their originality in movement and finding new movement from a fresh perspective.

We are offering a discounted rate if you would like to take advantage of the three day 15-19 years’ experience; Improvisation, Composition and Creative Processes with Cai Tomos (Wed 11 April) and Creative Contemporary with Victoria Fox (Thu 12 Apr) and Choreolab: Richard Alston Dance Company (for 15-19 years). Experience all three days, meet our inspiring teachers, and learn three new and distinct ways of moving for £141. Discount will be applied at the checkout.

Cai is a dancer, choreographer and movement director, who has worked both nationally and internationally. His work is influenced by his preoccupation with developing the capacity to listen to energy, both individual and collective, and to harness this energy for full expression in movement. He has worked within the fields of dance, performance, education, mental health, and community arts, in the UK. His work is deeply rooted in exploring notions of energy and memory within the body, with reference to the personal and the collective stories which the body holds. Improvisational and Participatory dance practices are the foundation of his creative process alongside his solo performance work. Cai works with people of all ages facilitating a creative process with deep emphasis on developing body-mind awareness.

This day is part of an optional three day experience where the participants get to experience three different dance styles and develop a new understanding of dance all whilst having fun!

Times: 11am-5pm
Duration: 360 mins
Venue: at The Place
Day: Wednesday
Style: Creative Session


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