Intensive with Milan Herich ( LEs SlovaKs)
MON 1st December 2014  |  10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
TUE 2nd December 2014  |  10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
WED 3rd December 2014  |  10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
THU 4th December 2014  |  10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
£175/£150 Early Bird 20th November
MILAN HERICH
(Les SlovaKs, Ultima Vez, Zambrano, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)

Milan Herich co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective brings all his experience to London. Expect floor work, low squatting, spiralling, swinging and a very physical but playful sequences.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: workshops@tripspace.co.uk

WHEN 1st Dec-4th Dec
TIME 10:30-4pm Mon
10:30-4:30 Tue-Wed-Thur
WHERE: TripSpace Projects
PRICE: £175/£150 early bird 20th of November

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Down by Spiral

The material of the workshop will mainly be moving through floor work and low squatting positions. The aim is to alternate between arches and spirals of the body in all directions possibly imagined. The class will start with exercises in which we will work on using the flexibility of the body to discover different movement possibilities, developing into dance phrases based on the exercises. The idea is to move through space by isolating the upper and lower body parts from your center so that a swinging action of the body is created. The suspension and momentum of the swing will help us to play around with rhythm as well as keep the movement round, fluid and spiraling. Although the arms will be part of the dance, we will try to avoid contact with the hands on the floor to help us move, except when necessary.

Technique Class

Milan Herich leads a very physical (but playful) technique class that challenges the individual and coordinates the collective group. Through repetition we will build the skills and awareness to move with speed and efficiency. The aim is to alternate between arches and spirals of the body in all directions possibly imagined. The class will start with exercises in which we will work on using the range of the body to discover different movement possibilities, developing into sequences based on the exercises. A full body warm up will begin on the floor and continue through sitting and squatting material. We will then continue by walking, running and spiraling, as well as phrases that focus on moving you across, around and in and out of the floor.

MILAN'S BIOGRAPHY:

Born in 1980, Milan started his first dance steps in the Slovak traditional children dance company Dumbier, where he stood 12 years. Graduated in 2000, his studies at the Conservatory J.L.Bella in Banska Bystrica. After school, Milan continued his work in the professional company “Dance Studio”, lead by Z.Hajkova. In September 2002, he left the University of Arts in Bratislava to enter the international school P.A.R.T.S., headed by Anna Teresa de Keersmaeker in Brussels.

Milan joined Ultima Vez and Wim Vandekeybus for Puur, creation 2005.
In 2007 he joins Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui company to create performance “Myth”.
Since 2000, Milan assists David Zambrano’s classes and workshops (Impulstanz Vienna) and he is permanently collaborating at his work: “12 flies went out at noon”, “3 flies went out at noon”, “Rabbit project”, “Soul Project”, ”Holes”.

Milan Herich is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created “Opening Night” in October 2007 and “Journey Home” in November 2009,”The Concert”-live concert of traditional music and singing created in 2010, in March 2013 their last show ”Fragments”.

In March 2013 Milan joined the company of Anton Lachky for creation:”Mind A Gap”
After 8 years(2013) Milan joined the company of Ultima Vez in performance:”Booting Looting”
In 2014 Milan created for first time him solo called” Solo for Mr.Folk-directed by David Zambrano