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Education packages

There are a number of packages available. The options listed here are open for booking, according to the availability of the tutors, between January and March 2007. All education work is led by former Ultima Vez performers.

Technique class
Fast paced technique class using elements of Ultima Vez repertoire.
Time: 1.5 hours
Level: advanced
Suitable for: Professional dancers & recently graduated dance students.
Creative workshop
A 1 day workshop for non professionals interested in finding out more about the work of Wim Vandekeybus using simple excerpts of repertoire from a range Ultima Vez’s work. A ‘way in’ for non dancers interested in discovering the essence of Ultima Vez and Wim’s creative process, from idea and conception through to production and performance. This particular day is led by Iñaki Azpillaga, an Ultima Vez dancer since 1994 and currently dance assistant to Wim Vandekeybus.
Time: 5-6 hours
Level: beginners
Suitable for: youth & community groups, GCSE and A Level students
Residency
A 3 – 5 day residency for professional dancers & dance students – an in depth exploration of the works of Ultima Vez.  Drawing from the entire body of UV’s work exploring rep, starting points for creating movement & Wim’s creative process. An intensive residency offering an in depth look at the impact of Wim’s work.
Time:  3-5 days
Level: advanced
Suitable for: Professional dancers, undergraduates & graduating dance students.
Pre show talk & film screening
A short talk about the work of Wim Vandekeybus, followed by a screening of one of his films, or excerpts from a range of pieces. An insight into the dance language of Ultima Vez.
Suitable for: the general public.
Lecture-rep day
Looking back over 20 years of work by Wim Vandekeybus. This day is led by Eduardo Torroja, a long term collaborator of Wim Vandekeybus and a well regarded speaker on the subject.
The day can involve a combination of any of the following:
  • a history of Ultima Vez
  • personal experiences from a lifetime of collaboration
  • film excerpts
  • opportunity to work practically with some early rep
  • questions & answers
If you are interested in booking any of these packages or for further information and to discuss any of the above in more detail, please contact Lucy Moelwyn-Hughes, DTP Education Coordinator at lucy.moelwyn@googlemail.com or on 07884 072015.

 

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