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Heidi’s inspiration for Stream Flow came from very different angles. It is the starting point for all of her teaching and choreographic work, and is integrated into both Contemporary and Ballet classes for professional dance companies and dance institutions internationally. These include : Gothenburg DansKompani, Carte Blanche, Skånes Danstheater, Dansalliansen, The Netherlands Dans Theater summer intensive, Johannes Wieland Dance Company and many more.
Heidi’s interest lies in discovering a deeper knowledge of the body’s possibilities for the benefit of others and to continue developing her own distinctive movement language. Stream-Flow is an effective and creative approach to bridging different dance forms. The focus of the classes will be on integrating heightened inner and outer awareness as the foundation of endless initiations and physical organisations. We will work on separating the body into small sections from joint to joint and space to space. We’ll also work on movement phrases that will allow for surprising initiations, and a richer result with less effort and a rich pallet of dynamics.
This method is a unique and constantly evolving tool for dancers, and ideal for breaking habitual movement patterns. We will be using visual imagery and tactile exercises to help release the body and heighten awareness on many levels. From simple imagery exploring inner and outer body, to delicate touch guidance, causing an array of dynamics, from extremely fragile to surprisingly powerful.
The Stream-Flow method has been recognised as an effective somatic movement method that focuses on developing the individual. It has been featured in a recent publicationfor dance practices among dance institutions throughout Europe.
Heidi Vierthaler, as a dancer, she has worked with some of the most prominent companies and choreographers throughout Europe and the US, including The Forsythe Company, The Gothenburg Tanz Kompanie, Ballet Frankfurt, Ballet Dortmund, Tanzwerk Nurnberg, Ballet Chicago and Pacific NW Ballet.
Heidi is both director and choreographer of her Amsterdam based collective HATO Projects. She teaches and creates works for companies, festivals, and universities world wide. These include, Cullberg Ballet, Gothenburg DansKompani, Carte Blanche, Skanes Danstheater, Netherlands Dans Theater Summer Intensive, Banff Centre for Dance,Modafe Festival, Compania Nacional de danza, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, Region Teater Väst, Het National Ballet, Random Dance Company, Soloist Festival Seoul, Kjung Hee University Seoul, Royal Swedish Ballet School-Stockholm & Gothenburg, Codarts University, DAF Rome, Konservatorium Den Haag, Amsterdam University of the Arts, Palucca School Dresden, DOCH University Stockholm, Dansalliansen Sweden, Henny Jurriens Stichting, Dansgroep Amsterdam, Emio Grecco Ick Amsterdam, Akbank Sanat Istanbul, Seattle Dance Project, amongst others.
Before you fill out the registration form, please make sure you will be able to upload the following to complete your registration:
Dance video, preferably a Youtube, Vimeo, One Drive or Dropbox link. If you send a file it should not exceed 5MB
Curriculum Vitae / BIO
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Incomplete registrations will not be accepted, if this is the case you will be notified by email. Within 5 working days we will get in touch with you if you are accepted. Payment deadline is 1 June 2019, in order to avoid disappointments, we strongly advise you to pay as soon as possible. Some workshops will be sold out early! Note that only AFTER we received your payment your place is secured.