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International Dance Day

INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY FREE WORKSHOPS

International Dance Day is a global celebration of dance, created by International Theatre Institute ITI, the main partner for the performing arts of UNESCO.

The purpose of International Dance Day is to promote dance in all its forms across the world, make people aware of the value of dance in all its forms, enable the dance community to promote their work on a broad scale, so that governments and opinion leaders are aware of the value and importance of dance in all its forms and support it, enjoy dance in all its forms for its own sake and to share the joy of dance with others.

To celebrate International Dance Day we are running a series of FREE online dance workshops.
You can join our workshops from anywhere in the world!

Make sure you register in advance as places are limited.

Ballet Class with Bonnie Curtis - International Dance Day

Ballet Technique with Bonnie Curtis (Open Class) – International Dance Day

Learn the basics of Ballet with award-winning choreographer Bonnie Curtis. This class will cover the foundations of barre and centre work, curated for small spaces. All you need is a chair and some clear floor space.

Bonnie is a multi-faceted artist, driven by an inquisitive imagination and a desire to discover. She is a rebel bun-head who discovered her love of dance theatre while living in Berlin. Bonnie’s practice incorporates technical elements of dance with somatic movement practices.
Find out more about Bonnie.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 / Time: 9 am-9:45 am AEST / Location: Online with Zoom. Limited Places Available.

 

Stretch Class with Kate Garrett - International Dance Day

Stretch for Dancers with Kate Garrett (Open Class) – International Dance Day

Stretch for Dancers is a class specifically tailored to dancers who want to improve their flexibility for dance-related skills. Do you want to get your kicks higher? How about your splits? Don’t forget about those backbends. You don’t need to be flexible to join we are all working towards a more flexible version of ourselves.

What you need:
Yoga blocks (books, cushions, blankets are a good substitute)
Band (strap, tie, towel are all good substitutes)

Originally from London, Kate is a Sydney-based artist whose practice incorporates jazz, contemporary and pole dancing. Kate has been a member of Bonnie Curtis projects since 2017 and has toured internationally with the company.
Find out more about Kate.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 / Time: 10 am-10:45 am AEST / Location: Online with Zoom. Limited Places Available.

 

Body Awareness Class with Bonnie Curtis

Body Awareness with Bonnie Curtis (Open Class) – International Dance Day

Rediscover your body and unlock your creativity. Together we will explore different movement and improvisation tools to discover the joy of our bodies and the freedom of dance.

Bonnie is a multi-faceted artist, driven by an inquisitive imagination and a desire to discover. During her career, Bonnie has worked as an independent artist, playing the role of producer, director, choreographer and performer in works for film, installation and live performance. Bonnie’s practice incorporates technical elements of dance with somatic movement practices.
Find out more about Bonnie.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 / Time: 12 pm – 12:30 pm AEST / Location: Online with Zoom. Limited Places Available.

 

Urban/Hip Hop Class with Olivia Hadley

Urban/Hip Hop with Olivia Hadley (Open Class) – International Dance Day

Olivia’s class will focus on foundational movements and grooves, identifying different musical rhythms and learning choreography.

Olivia is a Sydney-based artist whose creative practise is explored through the styles of contemporary and urban dance.
Olivia has been a company member of Bonnie Curtis Projects since 2019.
Find out more about Olivia.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 / Time: 6 pm-6:45 pm AEST / 10 am – 10:45 am CET / Location: Online with Zoom. Limited Places Available.

 

Contemporary Class with Anna McCulla

Contemporary Dance with Anna McCulla (Advanced/Pro Level) – International Dance Day

Join Anna McCulla in this choreography fusion class drawing from both contemporary and urban roots. Participants will learn a short section of choreography involving floor-work.

Anna is a dancer, choreographer and passionate teacher from Sydney, Australia. She has been performing with BCP since 2017 and has gone on to tour internationally with the company. Anna’s style is influenced by her interdisciplinary training and has a focus on mindful movement; creating from an authentic place and connecting one’s mind and body in a holistic approach.
Find out more about Anna.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 / Time: 7 pm-7:45 pm AEST / 11 am – 11:45 am CET/ Location: Online with Zoom. Limited Places Available.

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