YOU asked for this! And YOU're going to have a BLAST!
FUSION PERFORMERS INTENSIVE #2
MICHELLE SORENSEN, EBONY QUALLS, CARO DUMANNI & ANA FALLAS
21 Hours of intense training! Get ready to be CHALLENGED!
Dates: September 23-25, 2016
At: DDC Powerhouse, Mexico (exact address will be sent to you when registered)
Day 1 - Friday Sep 23rd
9am-12pm: Caro Dumanni: “Speed is my name!”
Fast is FAST and slow will make you sweat... Keep clean technique while playing with speeds, learn what fits better on your body now, and what could it look like if you’re willing to practice like hell! You wanna bring as much energy as possible to this workshop, things might get LOCO!
1pm-4pm: Michelle Sorensen: "Belly Flow-Work"
In this workshop, we will explore the floor! The focus will be on maintaining an even flow of movement inspired by yoga and exotic dance, while incorporating belly dance isolations. Remember to dress appropriately for working on the ground, and bring knee-pads if you need them! This will be a physically challenging class, so come prepared to work!
4:30pm-6:30pm: Ana Fallas: “Rhythm Skills”
In this workshop you’ll learn about main arab rhythms while adding up movement and combinations from the Tribal Fusion technique. Essential for every dancer, in the search of new horizons in the musical and interpreting areas.
Day 2 - Saturday Sep 24th
9am-12pm: Michelle Sorensen: "Kotch It If You Can"
Come twerk it with me! In this workshop you will learn a fast-paced Jamaican Dancehall inspired fusion choreography. We'll be moving and sweating a LOT, so dress comfortably!
- 1pm-4pm: Ebony Qualls: “Ebony's Secrets To Polished Group Pieces”
This workshop will provide you with a toolkit of best practices to elevate duets and group choreographies to stage-ready status. Practice exercises that establish and maintain stage presence, energy and intention decisions amongst a group. Learn insider tips and tricks to creating the cleanest formations, seamless transitions and perfectly synched up technique and movements.
Day 3 - Sunday Sep 25th
9am-12pm: Ebony Qualls: “The Belly Dance Wildcard”
Got versatility? Express your varied dance roots by exploring the delicate art of unexpected fusion in a way that is tasteful, respectful and fun. Learn how strong technique and fluidity can create a harmonious balance between genres. Drill combos that introduce samba, popping or other styles into belly dance. Practice reacting to music and embracing contrasts: graceful vs. clunky, speedy vs. slow. Dance shoes recommended, but not required.
1pm-5pm: Ana Fallas: “Indian-Tribal Fusion”
From the theatrical and Classical Indian (Odissi & Kathak) technique, to the Tribal Fusion. Embracing interesting compositions emphasizing fascinating expression and body control.
**** PRICES Before June 30th ****
Full Intensive: $5,000 pesos mex / $295USD
Workshops a la carte:
- 2 hour workshop: $500 pesos mex / $30USD
- 3 hour workshop: $800 pesos mex / $45USD
- 4 hour workshop: $1,100 pesos mex / $65USD
**** PRICES Before August 30th ****
Full Intensive: $6,000 pesos mex / $339USD
Workshops a la carte:
- 2 hour workshop: $600 pesos mex /$35USD
- 3 hour workshop: $900 pesos mex / $50USD
- 4 hour workshop: $1,200 pesos mex /$70USD