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'CONTRADICTIONS'
DYNAMIC FUSION OF PERFORMATIVE PRESENCE

 

PARTICIPANTS ARE INTRODUCED TO:

  • ritual of a respectful and focused working environment

  • building of a personal, daily physical practice

  • sensitivity and listening through partner and group 

  • awakening the intuitive body

  • power of collective presence and creative improvisations

  • rediscovering anatomy, opening physical abilities no matter to the level of previous  movement experience  

  • awareness and use of muscle tension and overall dynamics of the body

  • tools for building original physical structures 

  • unique exercises tracing to Grotowski’s laboratory work

  • adventure of unpredictable compositions of performative actions

  • martial art practices and contact improvisation techniques integrated into the training

  • pursuit of an idea as a source and result of artistic expression 

Contradiction as logical incompatibility between propositions pushes us to see things from greater perspective, from logical comprehensions to primal instincts. Beyond good or bad, correct or incorrect. It calls for the openness of meeting oneself face to face.  Only the intention of a seeker counts, where hearts burst and minds are blown. We want to re-pattern limitations, de-code the way of creating, reveal that there can be many more ways to shape performance action, ways of thinking about theatre, acting, dancing or performing. Contradictions are breaking restrains which we put upon us and often even didn’t have time to notice. We don’t need much more than human presence and dedication.

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