INDIA : The Body and Performance Residency (application deadline: 30th Sept)
by Melissa Eveleigh
Title of opportunity: The Body and Performance Residency
Short description: Contemporary Dance and Physical theatre programme to develop artistic voice
Where: Jungle Dance Theatre, Goa, India
When: 1st November - 24th December / 9th January - 4th March 2023
Deadline for application: 30th September
This professional physical performance residency works with a 'whole person' approach to create an expansive journey that's exploding with revelation and joy!
A rigorous, multi-disciplinary residency that combines physical theatre, voice, contemporary dance, therapeutic movement, yoga, Kalarippayattu, contact improvisation, choreography and devising to equip performers with a rounded set of skills and abilities. We believe in the creativity of performers to make their own work and the powerful, radical, life changing potential of theatre and dance to enliven, enrich, provoke and transform society.
This training is delivered in association with the MA/MFA Choreography course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance UK, Embodied Poetics UK and Meta Arts India.
* 2 x 2 month intensive full-time in-studio workshops
* Mentored individual projects and final presentation
* Pathways to professional performance projects
* Certification and public showcasing
* Collaborative artistic link between India, UK and EU institutions
1 NOVEMBER - 24 DECEMBER
2022: CREATION THEMES: ENSEMBLE, MELODRAMA, TRAGEDY
2 week break
9 JANUARY - 4TH MARCH 2023: CREATION THEMES: COMEDY & MENTORED PERSONAL PROJECTS
The Body and Performance provides performers with intensive in-studio professional development, mentorship through independent projects and public showcasing. This is for actors and dancers who wish to create their own work and expand the aesthetics of the body in performance. The 2022-23 training takes place in the stunning and tranquil jungle of North Goa, 10 minutes from gorgeous beaches.
Every week students create and present back to the group and full teaching faculty: this is a space to experiment, test ideas, fail in a safe nurturing space, find your artistic voice and fly...
On our website you can read about the course components in detail, the teachers, teaching methodology and application process. Please get in touch with any questions. We look forward to igniting sparks of inspiration, fires of imagination, and your future creations.
How to apply:
Send CV, motivational letter and examples of work to [email protected]
if your application is successful we will invite you to an online interview to secure your place.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Contact Details: [email protected]