Body, Brain & Breath

Between Dance and Drama Bodily awareness is essential to the performer; to know the body is to be able to utilize the body  efficiently while breath awareness promotes the attainment of deep connections to the space and self. Based on the premise that expressions are activated only when body and breath work simultaneously, this workshop […]

Care in Dance Training

In dance-making and dance training settings, dance practitioners are often encouraged to push their limits and explore outside of their comfort zone. This often creates traumatic experiences as dancers internalise unequal power relationships while value judgements are being placed onto their bodies and actions. The objective of this workshop is to expose dance practitioners to […]

Traditional x Modernity

The term “traditional” has done a huge disservice to forms that have developed along the years, adapting to society’s evolving standards and tastes. This workshop offers a critique to the assumption of fixed and unevolving traditional form, using Malay dance as a case study. Through this critical lens, participants are made to ask the question […]

Moving through Text, Devising for Dance

What inspires movement?  What are the creative synergies between dance and text?   Moving Through Text invites dancers to come together to explore the rich potential of text in inspiring ideation, creation and movement. Facilitated by Norhaizad Adam and Hasyimah Harith from P7:1SMA, this workshop will draw on techniques of improvisation and devising to guide […]