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Hilary Maxwell | Contemporary Technique

  • University of Calgary 2500 University Drive Northwest Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4 Canada (map)

$15 | Drop-in 

Location | University of Calgary, Aux Gym

Attending | U of C Dance Students & Community Drop-In

Focus | Contemporary Improvisation / Repertoire


WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

In this workshop, participants will be led through improvisational tasks used in the development of Isolated Studies by Josh Martin (Company 605), and learn sections of set material from the solo. Dancers will get a window into Martin’s process as they explore themes of disorientation and isolation in the body.


BIOGRAPHY

Hilary Maxwell is an independent dance artist based in Vancouver and holds a BA and MFA in Dance from the University of Calgary. She has worked as a performer and collaborator for such artists and companies as Serge Bennathan/Les Productions Figlio, Company 605 with German Jauregui/Ultima Vez, Judith Garay/dancers dancing, Paras Terezakis/Kinesis Dance somatheatro, Davida Monk/ M-body, and W&M Physical Theatre. She has performed in festivals and productions in Western Canada including PuSh Off, Dancing on the Edge, 12 Minutes Max, Prairie Dance Circuit, and the Fluid Movement Arts Festival. She is the Member Services Coordinator at The Dance Centre and sits on the board of directors of the Training Society of Vancouver and All Bodies Dance Project. Hilary is a contributing writer with Dance International magazine.

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