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"What motivates me the most as a teacher is to observe how dancers seem to leave my classes feeling better than when they arrived. In other words, feeling healthier and more balanced.”
HJS regularly asks its teachers a number of questions about how they look at dance, teaching and more. This week dance blogger Lisa Kapan talked to ballet teacher Pedro Gomes:
Read the interview with this fascinating artist below and see a clip of his work here
Victor studied dance in his native Hong Kong and the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) . He completed his MA in Choreography (merit) at London Contemporary Dance School and is currently conducting doctoral research with a studentship from Middlesex University and Dance4. As a choreographer, Victor has received funding and commissions from Arts Council England, Chisenhale Dance Space (London), Hong Kong Arts Development Council, City Contemporary Dance Company (Hong Kong) and Junior Dance Company (Italy) amongst others. His production Not Enough (Beyond Reason) was shortlisted as one of the three 'Outstanding Independent Dance' for the 2012 Hong Kong Dance Award. . His critically acclaimed workFighter, choreographed for City Contemporary Dance Company, debuted in Hong Kong in 2012 and has since toured China as part of the company's repertoire. Victor has been selected to represent the UK in SPAZIO 2013-14, a European network for dance creation, and is joined by five European choreographers in residencies across Europe including ICK (The Netherlands), Victor's recent performance credits include Aida at Royal Albert Hall, Tino Seghal's These Association at Tate Modern and Hollywood production 47 Ronin featuring Keanu Reeves. Besides choreographing and performing, Victor also teaches for the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Art (EXCEL programme) and The Place (Classes & Courses) in London.
Read the interview with this fascinating artist below and see a clip of
his work here
JOS BAKER (UK/BE)
BRUNO CAVERNA (AR/DE)
ELENA FOKINA (RU/BE)
A new creation by HJS Taecher Keren Levi & Tom Parkinson; premiering on the 5th of March in theater Frascati in Amsterdam (also the 6th and 7th).
From Monday 2 february, the HJS classes take place at:
CHASSE DANCE STUDIOS
1057 JJ Amsterdam
Please note the NEW schedule with NEW times:
BALLET CLASS 9:30 - 11:00
CONTEMPORARY CLASS 10:00 - 11:30
BALLET CLASS 11:45 - 13:15
SATURDAY BALLET CLASSES: 10:00 - 11:30
Mira Petrova: Henny Jurriëns's footsteps (the original article in Hungarian is published at www.tanckritika.hu)
The Henny Jurriens Foundation in Amsterdam
The foundation was named after one of Netherland's most prestigious ballet dancers,Henny Jurriëns, whose career was cut short by a tragic car accident. The studio follows his philosophy that "a dancer's creativity ends when they start to be too satisfied with their performance."
When you buy a 10- class pass (strippenkaart) in you can use the studio for rehearsals for 4 hours for only 10 euros extra. Subject to availability. Please write : firstname.lastname@example.org for studio reservations.
Please pay for class before the class starts! If you take more than one class you cannot pay for the second or third class afterwards as the administration is then closed. Thanks for your cooperation.
The beautiful HJS studio (26m x 10m) is for rent on most afternoons,
and weekends. Call 020 4121510 or send an email to email@example.com for details.
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