This class is part of: Theatre Maker classes
Who could benefit from this course?Practitioners open to learn new methods of creating physical and visual theatre/performance workHow does it work?Each session we will cover a different method;1/ Laban 8 Effort Actions2/ Lecoq States of Tension3/ Butoh (moving from the imagination)4/ Creating work by working with an object5/ Creating work by working with an item of clothing6/ Creating work with a photograph, picture or painting as a starting point.We'll incorporate solo work, as well as working in pairs/small groups.What do you gain?You will gain inspiration, confidence, & new methods of creating performance work. Cost£160.00 (10% discount for Vanguard Members & Theatre Maker Members - you must be logged in to your member account to receive the discount and places are (very) limited as the classes are small, so get booking!)
Miriam King is an Artist/Choreographer/Dancer/Live Artist/Filmmaker born in London , living in Brighton , working internationally. Her professional performance career commenced in 1984. Moving from circus, to visual theatre through to dance, and to live art and film, her most significant training was with Anton Adasinsky & his performance company DEREVO at their former studio in Leningrad, Russia in 1990. Miriam's work is influenced by Butoh dance. She has been creating her own unique performances since 1992, taking her to dance and live art festivals and artist-in-residences around the World. She has researched, lectured and presented work in many countries including France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Finland , Italy , Portugal , Greece , Iceland , USA , South Korea, China, New Zealand and Australia. Her award winning dance film work has been shown at Lincoln Centre/ New York, Pompidou Centre/Paris, ICA/London, the Venice Biennial and at the Sydney Opera House. Miriam has a continuing performance relationship with Gallery Kruh, Kostelec nad cernymi Lesy, nr Prague, Czech Republic which commenced in 1992 and an ongoing performance relationship with SoToDo Gallery, Berlin & the Congress of Visual and Performance Art.Miriam is on the editorial panel for Total Theatre Magazine, regularly contributing articles and reviews. She was a founder member of Movement 12 and also BUTOH Brighton. She is a visiting lecturer teaching Performance and Choreography. Currently head of Movement at Academy of Creative Training. Regularly lectures, leads tours and gives workshops on art for The Hayward Gallery, SouthBank Centre, Tate Modern and Tate Britain.
Testimonials"[Mim] teaches with such fine presence, awareness, care and her breath o fknowledge is unique...[she's] very generous with sharing it.” Apr 2018 Course Participant