Poetic Instability Performance - August 10 @ Diavolo Dance Theater
Not Man Apart
iDfest Summer Series
Poetic Instability A Dance Theatre Performance
"Creative work is always happening in the mind of those that make themselves available for creation." -Clara Trigo
What happens when our senses are disoriented? How do we discover new ways of thinking about the world through movement? What ideas do we carry with us? How does collective experience offer the possibility of personal transformation?
Tickets $20/$15 Student/DRC
August 9 - 830pm Show at ELECTRIC LODGE THEATRE
August 10 - 830pm Show at DIAVOLO DANCE THEATER
Off Abbot Kinney Blvd.
1416 Electric Avenue
Venice CA 90291
Diavolo Dance Theater
At the Brewery Arts Complex
616 Moulton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90031
ALSO, TAKE THE WORKSHOP!!!
Featuring Somatic, Improvisation, and Composition Training
with Award-Winning Contemporary Brazilian Choreographer Clara Trigo
August 5-9, 2013
Only $175-225 Registration
"It is by provoking instability that we are forced to constantly reconfigure our place in the world and have a chance at transformation. Instability then becomes both a technical and poetic strategy."
What happens when our senses are disoriented? How do we discover new ways of thinking about the world through movement? What ideas do we carry with us? How does collective experience offer the possibility of personal transformation? Such questions guide the pedagogy of this unique five-day workshop offered by award-winning dancer, choreographer and professor Clara Trigo from the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) in Brazil. Drawing influence from Somatics, Contemporary Brazilian Technique and her Master's research, Professor Trigo will guide the group through a series of improvisations, movement structures and personal investigations designed to challenge pre-conceived notions. The rigorous program will present insights into balance, proprioception, and motor coordination; culminating in an original creation performance along with works by Professor Trigo and other Los Angeles artists.
"I am especially interested in creative teaching practices that not only reproduce a tradition or method, but also support personal experience as a privileged form of building knowledge. Especially when we talk about a movement practice, it is a kind of learning that is non-transferable and irreplaceable."
Clara Trigo holds a master's degree from the Dance School of the Federal University of Bahia where she now teaches "Creative Processes." She began her training in Ballet and later studied Capoeira, Contemporary, African and Flamenco dance in Seville, Spain. Since 1999 she has worked as a dancer and dance-maker performing and creating works with choreographers from the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Cape Verde and Brazil. As founder and artistic director of the dance company Sua Cia, based in Salvador, Bahia, she has presented work, taught seminars, hosted conferences throughout Brazil and Europe. Clara's work as a choreographer explores the dynamic place when the body and mind are destabilized. She has pioneered the use and creation of Pilates equipment (Flymoon Creations) designed to facilitate technical training. As a teacher Clara proposes a constant exchange between technical improvement and creative processes.
Schedule of Workshops and Showings
8/5 11-2pm Workshop at ELECTRIC LODGE THEATRE
8/6 1-4pm Workshop at ELECTRIC LODGE STUDIO
8/7 1-4pm Workshop at ELECTRIC LODGE STUDIO
8/8 1-4pm Workshop at ELECTRIC LODGE STUDIO
8/9 3-6pm Workshop at ELECTRIC LODGE THEATRE
Intensive Information and Registration at www.idfest.org
Diavolo Dance Theater (View)
616 Moulton Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90031