2020-8 Workshop description DYNAMICS, RHYTHM & TEXTURE / ALLEYNE DANCE

-this workshop will involve strong, complex and technical sequences in and out of the floor, focusing on performance and stamina. Improvisation will also be explored as part of self-development.
The desired outcomes for the workshop are to develop the dancers’ creative mind, drive from passion, determination, strength, musicality and most importantly an intention and honesty in whatever choice they make during the session.

ALLEYNE DANCEwas founded in 2014 by sisters Kristina and Sadé Alleyne. Their aesthetic reflects their diverse background of athleticism and dance training. AD blends Afro- Caribbean, Hip Hop, Kathak, Latin and Circus Skills within a contemporary dance context. Their movement is fast paced and dynamic with infusions of lyrical and fluid motion, with a focus on rhythms and textures. Over the past five years they have built and developed the company, striving for high quality and excellence as they deliver their two main objectives; performance and education work.

The education work has been delivered in a range of settings around the world including training institutions, youth groups, professional companies and dancers and is designed to support the individual’s creative mind, passion, determination, strength, and most importantly, their intention and belief in themselves. Alleyne Dance has worked with, Shift Youth Company (UK), Scatter Dance Company (UK), Impulstanz Residency (Austria), Codarts (Belgium), Jeune Ballet Calabash (France), Dance4 CAT (UK), SEAD Salzburg (Austria), to name a few. The company’s main production, A Night’s Game, has been touring since 2016 in the UK and to over 9 countries, with more dates in 2019 including in Australia, Austria, Germany and part of the Rural Dance Touring Initiative. Alleyne Dance has received over 10 choreographic commissions including The Bench, creating an outdoor work on 2faced Dance Company, which is due to be toured from 2020.

Kristina Alleyne

Kristina started her career as an athlete, training professionally in London, UK. Kristina has professionally worked and toured with artists, companies and choreographers such as Akram Khan Company, Wim Vandekeybus Ultima Vez Company, Arthur Pita, Retina Dance Company and Tavaziva.

Kristina is Co- artistic director with her twin sister of Alleyne Dance based in London. Alleyne Dance is a unique and powerful company that blends Afro- Caribbean, Hip Hop and Kathak within a contemporary dance context. Over the past six years they have built and developed the company, striving for high quality and excellence as they deliver their two main objectives; performance and education work. Alleyne Dance Workshops are taught internationally in over 20 countries through festivals, institutions, companies and venues.

Alleyne Dance has created 10 commissions in over 6 counties including The Bench, creating an outdoor work on 2faced Dance Company, which is due to be toured from Spring 2020. Alleyne Dance is currently touring their works A Nights Game and The Other Side Of Me Internationally and UK

Video: Toya Akpinar, filmed at PERA

Schedule:

*Kristina will also teach the 11:00 class on Tuesday 7 & Thursday 9 July

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Friday evening Informal presentation
  • 6 July
  • 7 July
  • 8 July
  • 9 July
  • 10 July
  • Friday evening Informal presentation
  • 15:00 – 17:30
  • 15:00 – 17:30
  • 15:00 – 17:30
  • 15:00 – 17:30
  • 15:00 – 17:30
  • 18:15

Price € 195,-

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 or Vimeo link. If you send a file it should not exceed 5MB
  • Curriculum Vitae / BIO
  • Recent Headshot, max. file size 1.0 MB

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.
Some workshops will fill up quickly. We have a max. amount of participants. In order to avoid disappointments please pay as soon as possible by the payment link we will send you. Note that only AFTER we received your payment your place is secured.

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