Autumn Workshop Asian Contemporary

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Contemporary Asian Dance Workshop with Andara Moeis from Indonesia

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Asian Contemporary Dance Workshop

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This is a special opportunity to discover and play with a unique style of movement with dancer and choreographer Andara Moeis. She will share contemporary dance influenced by the principles used in traditional Minangkabau dance from Sumatra in Indonesia.

What is the workshop about? This workshop is an intensive introduction to the Minang dance technique which is an earthy, dynamic and combative style of movement. It offers dancers of different levels a new style of movement, perception and technique. You will experience and integrate new movements into a short performance.

What is the Minang dance style Minang dance is based on martial arts movement called Penchak Silat, an Indonesain art form used in combat and on stage. Physical strength and speed are used with grounded movements in an aesthetic and playful style. The style is elegant and intricate.

Technique Class involves floor work, partnering and choreography.

Level This workshop is for beginners (must have a minimum of 1 year of dance experience) dance students as well as for dancers.

For more info please send an email, call or visit :

info@dancedistrict.nl / 06-48479613 / www.dancedistrict.nl.

About Andara Moeis

Andara Moeis studied dance at The Jakarta institute of Arts. She’s worked actively as a dancer and choreographer with well known Indonesian choreographers such as Prof. Sardono W Kusumo, Jecko Siompo and Hartati who gave her opportunities to perform internationally - Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Berlin, Hamburg and Brisbane amongst others.

In 2012, Andara was selected as one of the recipients of the “Empowering Women Artist” grant in Indonesia by Kelola Foundation, resulting in two new creations “Memolusion” in 2012 and “This Cycle we’re In” in 2013, that premiered in Jakarta. Hungry for more knowledge and experience, Andara was selected for a pilot project at P.A.R.T.S in Brussels. Her latest research creation the “Untitled” series was premiered in Brussels and continued to perform in Paris, Singapore and Jakarta.

Andara is the founder and artistic director of The School of Movement Dance Academy in Jakarta.. She shares a strong vision and mission with her partner Davit Fitrik to lift the quality of dance education particularly for the younger generation in Jakarta.

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