SHARE Workshop | Jiri Pokorny / Kidd Pivot Improvisation Tools & Crystal Pite Repertoire

June 27th, 28th, 29th 2022 / BERLIN

About this Course

This three-day professional workshop is a great opportunity for dancers to work with Jiri Pokorny on the Improvisation tools from Kidd Pivot and Crystal Pite repertoire, here in Berlin.

This workshop will be operated within the German government's Covid-19 guidelines effective as of June 2022. Before applying, make sure to be able to comply with these conditions and attend the full duration of the workshop. Due to the high demand for our workshops, SHARE The Dance Intensive does not hold spots. Your payment is required within a 7-day time period.

Dancers submitting their application need to have a strong dance technique and physicality and/or any other background that supports their participation in this workshop.

Schedule

June 27th, 2022: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

June 28th, 2022: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

June 29th, 2022: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tuition Fee

3 Days 220€

Application Requirements

  • All Applicants must be professional or pre-professional dancers, movers, or performers, with a minimum age of 16 years old.

  • You must provide a maximum of 1-minute video link (Vimeo or Youtube) of your dancing either improvising or choreographed solo. No group piece. No Instagram or Facebook link.

  • A full detailed resume is to be uploaded (max 15Mb) or via a weblink (google drive, website, etc...)

Acceptance

Within 3 days after receiving your application form, we will send our response via email. A 7 days period to pay your tuition is required once our email was sent. Every un-paid application is canceled on the 8th day at 9 am.

 

You can pay via Credit Card or offline by bank transfer.

Workshop Description by Jiri Pokorny

The workshop consists of Crystal Pite's improvisation tools and her repertoire. The participants will learn how to interconnect both, the qualities that come purely from the practice of improvisation principles and given choreographic language. 

About JIri Pokorny

Born in Prague, 25.07.1981

 

 

Jiri Pokorny is a Czech choreographer based in The Hague, Netherlands.

He graduated from the Prague National Dance Conservatory

in 2000 and went on dancing with Laterna Magika in Prague.

Three years later he joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 in The Hague

and continued his carrier with NDT1. After seven years in NDT,

Jiri joined Vancouver based company KiddPivot under the leadership

of Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite. Jiri has worked with many

renowned choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Paul Lightfoot,

Sol Leon and Crystal Pite among others.  Jiri has performed in prestigious theatres

world wide, including Paris Opera, Sadler’s Wells London, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro Liceu Barcelona, Joyce Theatre New York and many more.

In 2013, Jiri transitioned on to making his own works as a freelance choreographer and since then he has collaborated with companies and production houses

across Europe and North America. To name few, he created pieces for NDT, Aterballetto in Italy, Basel Ballet, National Theater Mannheim, Budapest Dance Theatre, Chamber Ballet Prague, North West Dance Project in Portland ( US ) and Korzo productions in the Hague.

 

Jiri’s engagement with dance education has also its importance due to a numerous collaborations with dance schools such as Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Juilliard School in New York, Arts Umbrella Vancouver, NDT’s Summer Intensive and, SHARE Intensive Berlin, Architanz Tokyo.

 

Jiri directs his own educational program for young choreographers

The Pioneer Project in Korzo Theatre, The Hague.

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