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HOMEBODIES: a community choreography project



What:

Homebodies is a choreographic project leading to the creation of new pieces of solo choreography performed in participants' homes. The 6-week project led by ABDP co-founder Naomi Brand, seeks to exploit the artistic potential of our personal surroundings and create an opportunity for making and sharing dances while at a distance.

Participants will be guided through weekly group workshops/showings with tasks, questions and activities to develop movement vocabulary, choose a performance location, work with music and frame the camera for performance. Participants will receive peer to peer feedback through this facilitated process. Beyond the weekly workshops, the project requires a commitment to a minimum of 2 hours of weekly solo rehearsal. The project will culminate in a live, public performance via Zoom.

Who:

Members of the ABDP community interested in developing their choreographic skills and performance experience, and are available to commit to a six-week, self-directed, at-home creative process. Number of participants is limited. Expressions of interest required.

Where:

Online via Zoom. Rehearsals in your home.

When:

  • Thursdays 11-12:30pm synchronous via Zoom
  • February 4 - March 11
  • Live public performance at 7pm on Thursday March 11
     
  • Participants are expected to commit to a minimum of 2 hours of weekly self-directed solo rehearsal.


How to take part:


Interested participants can apply by submitting a short (350 word max) statement to info@allbodiesdance.ca addressing the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in being a part of Homebodies?
  • Do you have an idea, inspiration, question, image, location you’d like to use to make a solo?
  • Are you available to commit to the full project including weekly self-directed solo rehearsals?
  • What are your access needs to be able to participate in this project fully?

Deadline for expressions of interest:

Sunday January 24 at 5pm


Questions:

info@allbodiesdance.ca










info@allbodiesdance.ca

     

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