Dance, meet Circus. Circus, meet Dance.
Led by Tori McGrory and Neus Gil Cortés
Chisenhale Dance Space | Performance Studio
Saturday 18th August | 10:30am-3:30pm
£20 Early Bird, £25 regular, £20 CDS Members
When Dance and Circus meet, some extraordinary things can happen. Join aerial rope artist Tori McGrory and choreographer Neus Gil Cortés for an intensive workshop for circus, dance and performance artists exploring the rich space at the overlap of these two artforms. Over the five hour session, participants will have a chance to learn and use circus and dance devising techniques and methods with focus on collaboration and skill share.
Step outside the box to find a new wealth of possibilities for creation in both art forms!
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About The Artists:
Neus Gil Cortés is a choreographer and dramaturg with more than ten years of experience as a dance artist in companies such as Hofesh Shechter Company, National Dance Company Wales and Protein. She started choreographing while still studying at the Rotterdam Dance Academy and has been commissioned internationally (Holland, UK, Spain, USA), supported by Dansateliers Rotterdam, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of England, Dance East, South East Dance, Dance West, The Place, Trip Space and the LMPT.
Tori McGrory began her career as a contemporary dancer, performing in theatres across Europe, and later going on to develop her skills, mastering the artistic platform of the air, as well as traditional floor performances. This combination of artistic planes has allowed Tori to feel whole as an artist, enabling a creative freedom to nurture her personal style and huge passion for creating. Her research and teaching methods take a holistic approach to learning. Placing a large emphasis on cooperating with your body, feeling and understanding movement mechanics by actively engaging with your senses.
Supported by the Chisenhale Dance Allotment Fund and Arts Council England