Gaga - The power of softening & Screening of the Film Mr. Gaga
Sunday 14 October, 13:00 - 17:00
Address:Acland Burghley School- 93 Burghley Rd, London NW5 1UJ
£30, For booking please email: INFO@MOVEMENTRESEARCH.CO
tHE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF PHYSICAL ABILITIES FROM COMPLETE beginners TO professional DANCERS.
The workshop will be lead in 3 parts.
Starting with an introduction to Gaga - Ohad Naharin's movement method and a Gaga class.
Followed by a mini workshop with Yaara’s own teachings. Deepening the awareness to sensations and the power of being present in the moment, in our selves as well as the surrounding. Awakening the five senses while moving. We will increase the physical ability through softening the muscles, bringing pleasure and playfulness to the body. The physical body as an expressive, poetic tool. The place where art self expression meets the physical. How to open the body to endless layers of awareness playfulness, pleasure and communication. Stretching and expanding the ability of body and mind connection, coordination.Connecting to significant symbols like vertical and horizontal forces, feminine and masculine, giving and receivingScreening of the
Screening of the film Mr.Gaga Ohad Naharin documentary by Tomer Heymann
About Yaara Dolev
Yaara is an established Israeli choreographer, an award wining performer and a Gaga teacher running her workshops worldwide. currently based in Berlin.
Born in Israel, Yaara grew up gazing out over the hills of the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. This powerful landscape has always been a source of endless inspiration, instilling quietness in her mind.
At the age of 10, Yaara joined the RAD accredited ‘Bat-Dor School of Ballet’ and later continued her intensive dance training in a kibbutz. Her professional dance career began at the age of 17. At the age of 19, she joined the 'Batsheva Ensemble' led by Ohad Naharin, choreographer and creator of Gaga movement method. She followed her own artistic vision, forming a dance group with her partner Amit Goldenberg, teaching and giving workshops, and cooperating with other choreographers and artists from different fields.
From the age of 16, she volunteered in an NGO that was active in the Gaza Strip in the Palestinian Authority. This activity affected some of the dance pieces that she later choreographed.
DeDe Dance Company, Co-founder, artistic director, choreographer and dancer.
Tel Aviv Dance Company, Co-founder, artistic director, choreographer and dancer.
The Maslul Advanced Dance Training Program, Co-founder.
Prizes & Awards
Adami Prize for Best Performing Artist at the Bagnolet International Dance Competition - Paris, France.
Ministry of Culture Prize for Young Choreographers - Israel
The Tel Aviv Rosenblum Arts Award