March, May, June 2024
This 8-day touch-centred training offers an opportunity to develop a strong skill base in Contact Improvisation and Contemporary dance technique. It will introduce a vocabulary of touch which we will work with somatically and anatomically, covering themes of listening, gravity, differentiating tone, fluidity, momentum, spirals, fascia and flight. This vocabulary of touch applies to dancing in contact with human and non-human surfaces and includes also methods of recognising boundaries and consent. Some basic CI experience is required. The 8-day course is spread over 3-weekend modules in March, May & June 2024. You may sign up to modules seperately or participate in all 3 for the full course and its progressive content.  For full details & registration visit.​​​​​​​
Mar 15th-17th, Fri15th 12-18.00, 16 &17th,10-16.00, @Tanzfabrik
May 18th-19th, 10-17.00, @K77
June 21-23rd Fri 12-18.00, Sat&Sun,10-17.00, @Tanzfabrik
The price includes in-person teaching, resources and personal 1-to-1 feedback sessions. Full Course: €600-700 Module 1: €240-300, Module 2: €175-210 Module 3: €250-300.  Deposit: €100. Installment plans can be arranged.
Bio: Rosalind Holgate Smith (UK) is Dance Artist, Choreographer & Somatic Educator based in Berlin. As a CI teacher of over 12 years she incorporates approaches from Body-Mind Centering, Skinner Release Technique, Authentic movement, martial arts and her practice of also dancing outdoors, in water, with trees and with raw matter inclduding soil. Over the past 4 years she has been working on a PhD, investigating Touch as an encounter with Otherness and the vocabulary of touch from Contact, this touch training represents an outcome of this research.
with guest teachers including Lotte Jirke and others​​​​​​​
To register please fill out the form below and if you have questions please reach out to me directly rosalindholgatesmith@gmail.com
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