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Release Technique – Enjoying the Laws of Motion
The workshop is based on the main premises of Release Technique considering the body as an open system that endures the laws of motion – inertia, reciprocal actions and impulses – which help us to dance and enjoy the intensity of our movements. Self-perception of movement is the main goal that will help renounce extra muscular force.
Tools for a Thinking Body
If we visualise the creation of a dance piece as a puzzle – and if as a dancer you would like to be an active piece on the board – you need to be a thinking body that transforms, translates the basic material and is able to surprise yourself. During this week of work, we will deal and improvise with space and time alterations of a set movement phrase.
ARTISTBIO: Marta Coronado
Marta Coronado, born in Spain, graduated at Escuela Oficial de Danza del Gobierno de Navarra. She danced for Yauzkari Company until she moved to Brussels in 1996. She attended the two years dance programme of P.A.R.T.S. first cycle.
In 1998, she became a member of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's company Rosas.
She danced in the following Rosas creations: Drumming, Achterland, I said I, In real time, Rain, April me, Bitches Brew, Mozart concert Arias, Kassandra, Raga, D' un soir un jour and Steve Reich evening. In the season 2002 she was awarded with a Bessie (New York Dance and Performance Award) for sustained achievement as a performer. She danced and contributed to the creation of Rosas pieces for more than 15 years. She became Rehearsal Director of Rosas repertory projects for the following companies; Paris Opéra for Rain in 2011, 2014 and for Drumming in 2017 , Opera de Lyon for Drumming in 2015, Rosas Company from 2015 to 2017. In 2019 and 2020 she is part of Rosas creative team for West side story in Broadway as a choreographic assistant.
She has been invited as a guest choreographer to La Salle Singapore, CDC Toulouse, Compañia Fueradeleje and Dantzaz Company. In 2011 she founded the House of Bertha Collective and premiered their first piece White Noise in 2012.
Since 2013 she is part of PHD in one night project.
In 2018 she choreographed El Silencio de las Flores for the Prize Principe de Viana.
She teaches Rosas Repertory, composition workshops and technique worldwide: Theater School in Amsterdam, CNDC Angers, Festival Deltebre, Rosas Company, Les ballet C. de la B., the Ballet de Marseille, P.A.R.T.S. Ultima Vez Company, ImPulsTanz Festival, Artesis, Charleroi/Danses, Thor Company, La Raffinerie, Tic Tac arts center and Conservatorio superior de Madrid.
Nowadays she is co-director of La Faktoria Choregraphic Centre in Pamplona with International training and residency programme where she teaches and creates her own work.
Last update: 07.04.2020