Classical Dance (Adults | Open Level & Children | 7-10 years)
Both for Adults as for children the classes offer basic exercises for understanding the Classical Dance, promoting the acquisition of skills, understanding of the body, and of this particular style of Western Dance, using the vocabulary of classical dance, rhythms and dynamics appropriate to each movement. The level of difficulty and complexity will be adjusted to the level of the group composing the class without stiffness and in a freer learning method providing that all bodies may try this technique without constraints and promoting the pleasure of dance and body consciousness.
Teacher: Pedro Paz & Joana Silva
Contemporary / Amalgama Movement
Through an intensive approach to the methodology in open level, it invests in development of contemporary dance, approaching the participant of the main concepts that have created contemporary dance. Floor exercises, and center lines, with the development of body awareness, flow motion release, center of the body, breath until ace sequences in space and time, suspension and falls, jumps, rhythms and launches. Its purpose is to offer a set of knowledge, practices and tools which contributes for an artistic training in a process of personal development with the “Dancing Body”.
Teacher: AlSandra Battaglia
The aim of this Workshop is to introduce, through a brief historical and cultural approach, the puppets in the world. Introduction to puppet building. Different building and manipulation techniques. Relationship between actor/puppeteer. The puppet under a multimedia approach.
Teacher: Elisa Vilaça
Singing Body & Movement
The Body sings and enchants while dancing, expressing and allowing itself, free, authentic and in peace with the present culture. In this workshop we’re going to explore the voice that comes from inside an entire body, expressed by a fluid and natural singing. Mantras and traditional songs from several parts of the world will be also learned.
Teacher: Pedro Paz
Physical Training Movement for Drama Artists
Body and Plastic expression of Body and Soul. Going through games, exercises, guided and improvised proposals in continuum present, developing self-awareness, spontaneity and authenticity of expression and knowledge of body, space and time. This will enable taking consciousness of breath, of organic nature of the movement of the body and the potential of its expression in relation to the unit. Postures, breathing, tone, flexibility, basic actions of the movement, rhythms, dynamics, levels, directions, qualities, duration, energy and space dimension in created motion. All of these tools so precious for the Actor will be addressed.
Teacher: AlSandra Battaglia
Traditional Dance of Portuguese Influence
The Traditional Portuguese Dances have, beyond a pedagogical component, an important role in the individual awakening to the cultural aspects that characterize the Portuguese culture. Knowing closely the Traditional Dances is to learn a little history of populations of the regions they inhabit, their festive religious and labor habits, and also the diversity of cultural and popular art forms. In short, what distinguishes, identifies and characterizes a Culture/Nation.
Teacher: AlSandra Battaglia, Joana Silva & Pedro Paz
Traditional Music of Portuguese Influence
This Workshop aims to open the channels of spontaneity and creativity in order to capture the spirit of the tradition that each and every one inherited an expression of culture with its own voice. There is certainly a timeless memory of rituals and traditions that are individual and collective processes of passing a message, interactions with the people and the environment, a process called “living experiences”. In this workshop we will work Traditional and Portuguese songs and music.
Teacher: Rui Filipe Reis