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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 PDF with a suggestion on how to continue to train afterwards, will be provided to each student that will complete the course The student will create text, music & light for their final solos, group performances 60days x 5 h a day, 300 h total Monday-Friday 9:00-15:00 (including a lunch break) except 06.10; 03.11; 01.12 (no class) The course will start on 4th September and finish on Thursday 30 November with a Final Presentation Motivation Letter + Short CV to (before approval there will be sent a questionnaire to be filled up) Price: 2500 Euro in two rates of 1,250 Early bird price if registered before 1st May: 2300 Euro in two rates of 1,150 Euro First rate 1st of May and second rate 1st of July Deposit : For old/Ex-student of Motimaru 1 month intensive: 800 Euro per month payment within 1st of June

Contact Details

  • Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany


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