Emma Evelein / Niels Jansen

Emma Evelein is a Dutch choreographer / dancer / teacher, she graduated at the Urban/Contemporary department of the Theaterschool Amsterdam. She danced with companies in Europe and Israel and trained with Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company and Batsheva Dance Company. Now she has her own company and choreographes for theatre, film and music video. She won Amsterdans 2018, the AHK graduation price 2018 and the KURT JOOSS choreographic Preis (Germany) 2019.

Emma’s class is focused on training in Urban/Contemporary. First we will visit  technique, improvisation, musicality, stamina and the challenge to search for your own creativity. In the second part of the class Emma will teach repertory from her projects and pieces. Dancers in class are challenged to function in tasks, musicality, creativity, partnering, and different aspects of the contemporary and urban dance styles in which the main directions are individuality and expression.