Sunday Workshops at Acosta Dance

Community Project
June 9th | June 16th | July 7th | July 14th

As an extension to our Thursday Performance Group we are leading four workshops in collaboration with Acosta Dance in Woolwich.

Workshops are free to attend and are aimed to explore the creativity of community dance projects trough the Tanztheater language.
All sessions are on
Sundays from 12 – 3pm

BOOK HERE:
https://acostadancecentre.com/product/performance-group-community-based/

Dates:

June 9th | June 16th | July 7th | July 14th

Performance
July 18th
(Thursday)


Tanztheater from April – July 2024! 

We offer seven regular Tanztheater classes in London including two Performance Groups.

Term times: 9 April – 3 July
Half term week:  27 May – 1 June (no classes during this week)
*Drop in option available for all classes /workshops at The Place
(Please note: The Wednesday classes are booked through The Place’s website, the Thursday and Saturday classes at The Place are booked through us)


Tanztheater in London

Below are all our classes. For more detailed information please click here!

Tuesday

9 April – 25 June 2024

Technique | Improvisation
Morley College
14.00 – 15.45 
TICKETS

Performance Group
Morley College
16.15 – 18.00
TICKETS

Wednesday

17 April – 03 July 2024  

Beginner Level
The Place
18.30 – 20.00 
TICKETS

Intermediate Level
The Place
20.15 – 21.45 
TICKETS

Thursday + Friday

11 April – 27 June 2024 12 April – 28 June 2024

Performance Group (Thu)
The Place
20.15 – 22.00
TICKETS

Ballet (Fri)
Morley
18.00 – 19.30 
TICKETS

Saturday + Specials

20 April – 29 June 2024 Sun 12 May 2024

Technique | Improvisation
The Place
15.30 – 17.30 
TICKETS

*| Special Workshop |*
Sadler’s Wells
 10.00 – 13.00 
TICKETS

All images by @fatimasastrephotographer
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Tanztheater Saturdays 

This course is designed to give you the full experience of the Tanztheater approach. Our main focus will be on authenticity and depth using the powerful combination of the unique improvisation approach and the technical aesthetic that creates this subtle and beautiful art form. 
The classes will be open level so anyone from fit beginners ready for a challenge all the way to professional dancers will be welcome to dive into the world and philosophy of Tanztheater. 


Structure of the course
We are flexible as to what the sessions will be focusing on but the plan is as such:

  • First Saturday of each month: Focus on technique
  • Last Saturday of each month: Focus on improvisation and creation
  • All other Saturdays: 1 hour of technique + 1hour of improvisation and creation

Payment
We have five tickets to choose from:

  • Full course (£120)
  • Full course concession* (£100)
  • Single class (£15)
  • Single class concession* (£12)

*Concessions
(We trust in your honesty here. If you are a student or have low income, we are there for you. If you can pay the full price, please do)
Refund policy
Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund but you can use classes that you missed due to sickness or other unexpected circumstances for future classes. 
Alternative payment
If you like you can also make a direct bank transfer to:
Name: (Tanztheater) Adrian Look
Bank: Lloyd’s Bank
Sort Code30-96-88
Account number: 33264468
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Performance Group at The Place

Thursdays 20.15 – 22.00

We work on a new choreography each term which we will perform at the end of the term. In the past we have performed at different venue for each piece. 

You don’t need an extensive dance education to join our Performance Group. We explore expressing states through movement so any interest or experience in physical theatre or acting is enough to join.

Reserve your spot under info@lookatmovement.co.uk if you are a new member of the group.
For existing members you can simply make the payment directly to:
Name: Adrian Look
BankLloyd’s Bank
Sort Code30-96-88
Account number33264468


Tanztheater Beginner and Intermediate Level at The Place

Beginner Level  

Wednesdays 18.30 – 20.00 in Studio 5
You can enrol for the whole course or drop in on the day. 

This course will have a drop in option so you can either enrol for the term or pay for each class individually.
Level Information:

  • Recommended if you have about a year’s experience in contemporary or if you’re interested in exploring expressivity through movement, or if you have taken Tanztheater Introduction in the Autumn term
  • Developing your dance vocabulary
  • Gradually working towards longer movement phrases
  • Aiming to increase physicality, performativity and musicality

Intermediate Level 

Wednesdays 20.15 – 21.45 in Studio 5
You can enrol for the whole course or drop in on the day. 

This course will have a drop in option so you can either enrol for the term or pay for each class individually. 
Level Information:

  • Recommended if you have over 3 to 5 years dance experience or have taken the Level 1/2 Tanztheater class for a year or more
  • Focusing on higher level technical abilities
  • Complex movement combinations and a demand on physical fitness
  • Advanced principles of agility, use of weight and focus
  • Adapt your own personal flare

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Tanztheater at Morley College

Tuesdays 14.00 – 15.45  Technique and Improvisation
Tuesdays 16.15 – 18.00  Performance Group
 

 
Each term the  Performance Group will work towards a new piece. As always, we will use the Tanztheater approach to tell small and individual stories linked the bigger context of the theme we will choose together. 
You don’t need an extensive dance education to join our Performance Group. We explore expressing states through movement so any interest or experience in physical theatre or acting is enough to join.  
 
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Ballet at Morley College

Fridays    18.00 – 19.30 Ballet Improvers
 

All images by Kis Chan, Adrian Look or Fatima Sastre
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Archive

Online class to learn – Tanztheater

During the lockdown due to the covid pandemic I created this online class.

Tanztheater is an expressive dance form but is also deeply rooted in technical elements. I filmed these sequences as part of my work for Morley College London but thought it would be nice to share this with those of you who want to get a little inside into the teaching. Below is a breakdown of the video: 
0 – 1.24 Spine warm up explanation
1.25 – 3.45 Spine warm up with music
3.47 – 5.37 Feet warm up with ports de bras explanation
5.38 – 6.56 Feet w. Up with music
6.57 – 8.47 Plie variation explanation
8.48 – 10.20 Plie variation with music
10.21 – 12.22 Flat back with Tendu explanation
12.23 – 13.50 Flat back with Tendu with music
13.51 – 14.55 Gesture combination explanation
14.56 – 15.27 Gesture combination with music
15.28 – 20.14 Choreography 1 explanation
20.15 – 20.43 Choreography 1 with music
20.44 – 26.15 Choreography 2 explanation
26.16 Choreography 2 with music