Kansaze Dance provide bespoke workshops which are tailored to meet the needs and level of the group. We work with a wide range of individuals from Key stage 2, GCSE and under 18s, students/graduates and professional and non -professional performers. As a company who collaborate with different art forms we run cross art form workshops sharing our process of devising.
These contemporary creative class focuses on enhances the dancers technical and compositional skills. By drawing on various contemporary styles this will improve strength, mobility and technique. The also session provides the opportunity to experiment with movement and develop creatively in a supportive environment. The session will involve a mix of taught, improvisation and choreographic tools.
Workshops are led by Rachael
Youth workshops / Intensives
These workshops will develop your dance technique and skills, confidence encouraging self-
expression and creativity. The classes incorporate Rachael’s physical theatre and dance vocabulary, learning repertoire, creative tasks and the opportunity to explore and develop choreographic skills.
Workshops on GCSE and A Level syllabus are available on request.
Workshops are led by Rachael or a company dancer.
Cross Art Form Workshops
This workshop is suitable for actors, writers, dancers and individuals interested in cross art form ways of working. The workshop is delivered by Rachael and one of the company collaborators. Its aims to develop your creative tools by fusing release, contact improvisation and theatre techniques such as Alexander technique stimulating the body, voice and mind. We look at the following ideas during the workshop:
– Preparing the body and the voice for movement through using contemporary dances such as release and contact improvisation fused with Alexander Technique (theatre).
– Share tools on creating choreography and physicality for theatre-based works.
– Starting points of how to write in the studio.
– Finding character while acting and moving by exploring Theatre Laban Efforts in dance and theatre.