CREATIVE INTENSIVES

The Festival’s extended workshop series that offers dancers the opportunity to work with leading national and international dance makers. Most workshops include preparation for a public performance at the conclusion of the course.

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AEON
Lz Dunn & Shian Law

Creative Intensives
This two-day creative laboratory will explore the ideas of bird flocking, ecology, queer theory, sound devices and physical strategies that form the work and participants will become part of the key performance team that present Aeon at Salamanca Moves. Open to 18+. More.

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BEYOND TECHNIQUE
Philip Channells

Creative Intensives
A series of disability-inclusive contemporary dance creative intensives. Designed to challenge and inspire participants to search for new and authentic qualities of movement drawn from the performer’s lived experience. Suitable for trained and non-trained dancers, actors and physical theatre performers, dance or drama teachers, community arts practitioners and arts workers from diverse background and generations. More.

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CONTINUUM
Julie Waddington

Creative Intensives
Drawing on 15+ years using physical improvisation and ensemble practice to teach and create theatre, director Julie will lead participants in an intensive workshop of performance training and making through improvisation, leading into an open showing of improvised performance. More.

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DANCING & NEW MEDIA
Cari Ann Shim Sham, Dianne Reid, Melinda Smith and Tasdance

Creative Intensives
Explore the world of moving and new media. Have a go at being filmed as a dancer using iPads, GoPro cameras, cell phones and whatever is in your pocket with Cari Ann Shim Sham. Explore the world of dance on screen with Dianne Reid and create choreography for avatars with Tasdance. More.

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FROM HORIZONTAL TO VERTICAL
Ana Beatriz Degues

Creative Intensives
Working around maturation, structuring of the spine, and the deep integration of breathing with the movement we produce. It explores the journey from horizontal to vertical and the will to reach verticality as an intrinsic nature and condition of the human being. More.

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METASYSTEMS
James Batchelor

Creative Intensives
James will guide participants in creating a performance work that responds to the urban environment and the city’s cycles of construction. The group will work with 256 bricks to build a rhythmic landscape, an evolving process that will culminate in a series of public performances. More.

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THE FREEDOM TO BE, A ONE DAY BREATH, AND DANCE WORKSHOP
Ruth Langford

Creative Intensive
Uniting ancient traditions with modern innovations. Join Ruth Langford for a day exploring our natural yearning for freedom and movement towards wholeness. Dance and Breath are ancient Indigenous practices used to support healing, transformation and encourages a life of optimistic action. More.

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