Tue, Aug 08|
Psychopomp Creation Workshop 2023
This unique workshop will offer a comfortable and inclusive space to learn new skills, connect with other dancers as well as express your artistry in the creation and performance of a brand new work in our professional Psychopomp Dance Festival at the iconic performance venue, Highways.
Time & Location
Aug 08, 10:00 AM – Aug 11, 8:00 PM
Highways, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
About The Event
Train and perform with Psychopomp this August!
This unique workshop will offer a comfortable and inclusive space to learn new skills, connect with other dancers as well as express your artistry in the creation and performance of a brand new work in our professional Psychopomp Dance Festival at the iconic performance venue, Highways Performance Space.
Psychopomp’s Summer Workshop will share and teach artists our unique way of dancing: fearless dynamic movements, unison through felt time and ritualistic touch through real trust. Take part in the radical act of opening, exploring and making a new and unique performance work that highlights a variety of voices in the dance community.
This workshop will:
- Provide real world professional experience in performing and producing a larger dance festival, gaining experience and an inside look at how Psychopomp runs technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and self produces a show with Highways Performance Space
- Collaboratively create with all participants a brand new dance performance piece
- Facilitate a space grounded in the free exchange of ideas/discourse for a diverse group of artists to come together and experimentally learn, create and connect.
- Offer high level training in contemporary, contemporary floorwork, partnering and performance for intermediate/advanced dancers.
- Provide science & research backed prehab and injury prevention/mitigation techniques for dance artists
- Share and explore with our choreographic tool box for artists to create dance works
- Meet, collaborate & connect with like minded artists
- Record & share high quality documentation of process and performance to use for future reels/resumes etc.
Tuesday August 8th- Friday August 11th
- 10AM-11:15AM:Daily class
- Rotating focus on contemporary, functional strength + acrobatic floorwork skills & Partner work
- 11:30-2:15 Creation
- 2:15-2:30 Break
- 2:30-4PM Creation & Cool Down
Friday August 11th special schedule:
- 10-11:15 Daily class
- 11:30-2:15 Creation
- 230-4PM Tech & Dress Rehearsal
- 8PM Festival Performance!!!
CANT MAKE THE FULL WORKSHOP!?
Sign up for drop in classes here: https://forms.gle/Zzjc6YCrgFVo6NLL7
Special low cost festival discounts will be available for workshop participants’ family & friends.
Special low cost festival discounts will be available for workshop participants to attend other festival nights.
FULL PSYCHOPOMP XX HIGHWAYS FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE:
August 8th-12th Summer Workshop
Performance weekend 1: August 11th & 12th
Performance weekend 2: August 18th & 19th
Further details on festival performance will be provided soon!
This workshop & festival is funded in part by Highways Performance Space.