Marie Chabert facilitates Contact Improvisation - Surfaces & Support
Fri 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  |  £5
TRIPCI is a London based contact improvisation collective of 10 experienced CI practitioners, dance artists and teachers from various backgrounds and influences such as BMC, physical theatre, choreography, Feldenkrais, contemporary dance, yoga, massage to name a few.

The collective comes together every Friday 11am-12:30pm at TripSpace to teach an open class.
Dancers and anyone eager to improve their contact skills are welcome.
Each session is led by one or several members of the collective.

Surfaces and support

First exploring our relationship with the floor and our surrounding environment, pushing away from, offering resistance, floating, rolling, sliding, melting and receiving. We then move into using this playful and diversity of approach with others, opening a practice into the art of lifting and being lifted. Aiming to be effortless by attending to the fine-tuning shared connection.

In this CI basics, we delve deeper into what it means to be supported, allowing ourselves to be supported and trusting as well as offering stable structures to play with. Intending to approach the task in a playful and light explorative way.

Originally from France, Marie graduates from The London Contemporary Dance School in 2006. Since then she has been performing with choreographers such as Kate Flatt, Fin Walker, Lionel Hoche, Willi Dorner, Vera Tussing, Retina Dance Company, Made by Katie Green, cie Apparemment amongst others.

Choreographing, collaborating and teaching dancers and amateurs is a fundamental part of her artistic practice. In 2013 she sets up the Bodysong Company in France and in 2008 she co-founds the collaborative and multidisciplinary company EU&ME, specializing in promoting inter-cultural exchange and site-specific works with audience participation.

In 2012 she co-creates with the Mexican choreographer, Paula Rechtman, the educational project Dance as a tool against violence in Mexico, France and Burkina Faso. She obtains in 2014 the French National teaching diploma (DE) and in 2016, she spends 4 months in India, a spiritual journey where she trains to be a yoga teacher.

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DUO OFFER: 1 MORNING YOGA (9:30-10:30am) + 1 PRO-DANCE TRAINING (11-12:30pm) for £13
We want to encourage dancers to make Yoga an integral part of their training!

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