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3 Months Live Butoh Intensive School

Butoh, Dance, and Dramaturgy of movement for dancers and actors

  • Ended
  • 2.500 Euro
  • Berlin

Service Description

A new approach to dance and theatre through a contextualisation of Butoh Butoh Basic Training 1st Module "The Body of Butoh"+ 2nd Module "Embodiment of Textures, everything & nothing" This course, for both beginners and professionals in the performing arts, is thought and taught as a beginner/advanced course. From a gentle introduction to the history and philosophy of Butoh, to a detailed methodology with precise exercise will provide the base for each student to enter into the deep immersion of the Butoh Journey, a multi-sensorial experience to preciously encounter . Warm up, alignment, breathing Gross body/subtle body Opening the concept of body part by part Connecting breath to energy force and movement Radial body Radial space Capturing the space Small, Big, Height and Depth Centripetal/Centrifugal Opening the concept of time Time-shaping technical tools Basics1: Grounding Base Foundation Basic Posture Koshi/ Hips Location and Use Standing Walking Steps Basic2: The Body of Butoh Review The Skin Embodiment of materials, paintings, sounds, text, food Videos, Photos and original material will be shared A suggestion on how to continue to train afterwards, will be provided to each student that will complete the course The students will create their own final solos, and train in duo / group performances Monday-Thursday 10:00-15:00 (including a lunch break) The course will start on 2nd April and finish on 21st June with a Final Presentation For inquiry please send your Motivation Letter and Short CV to (before approval there will be sent a questionnaire to be filled up) and later a zoom call will be set up Price: 2500 Euro

Contact Details

  • Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany


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