Cross the border of our border Intensive with Sonia Rodriguez
MON 9th September 2019  |  11 a.m.-5 p.m.
TUE 10th September 2019  |  11 a.m.-5 p.m.
WED 11th September 2019  |  11 a.m.-5 p.m.
THU 12th September 2019  |  11 a.m.-5 p.m.
£140/£125 Early Bird 30th August.
It will be an evolving process: we will put our attention on more complex phrases, combining different energetic qualities and different levels. All this under the inspiring idea “ To cross the border of our borders”. The first objective is working our presence without fear, this will allow us to be honest with our feelings and inspiration, and being able to share it with the group. We will go through our intense physical work to explore bodily experiences and images finding our own strategies to perform.

We will work the perception of the body as layers, with different sensations and emotional states, emphasizes the body's natural alignments and movements, between doing and observing the flow of impulses.
We will work different sequences giving our attention in which energy , which space , movement dynamic and speed we use in our dance.

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Cía. Sonia Rodríguez

Bio:

Sonia was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canarias (Spain) in 1974.
Her professional career began as an interpreter and dancer for the Cia Provisional Dance (Madrid 1992-1996) then continued with Cia Charleroi Danses (Belgium 1996-1998), Cia En-Knap (Slovenia 1999-1998) and Cia Gissela Rocha (Zurich 1999). After working in different projects and companies she joined Cia Rui Horta (Germany 1999-2002) where besides being a dancer she also took the part as an assistant of cho- reography creating pieces for different companies like Scottish Dance Theater (Scotland) and Cia Norrdans (Sweden).
In 2002 she is awarded the Best Dancer of the Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid that gi- ves her the chance to participate in the American Dance Festival 2002 (North Caroline, USA). In 2002 her professional career brought her to England, working with Cia H2dance (Lon- don 2002-2003) and continued with being assistant of choreography and interpreter of the Cia Lanonima Imperial (Barcelona, Spain 2003-2005); Cia Lior Lev (Stuttgart, Germany 2005); Cia Cobosmika (Barcelona, Spain 2005-2006) and Cia La Baraka (Lyons, France 2006-2008).These last years she joined other Companies such as Cie Yann Lheureux (Montpellier, 2008-2013), Cie Dysoundbo( Luzern, 2013), and Hausgemacht Company (Munich, 2015-2013).
In 2013 she is invited to performe at the Beijing Dance Festival 2013 (China). Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts (Bangalore, India) in collaboration with Goethe Insti- tut Bangalore invited her to be artist in residence to choreograph the piece “ Absence / Presence”) 2014.
In 2016 she receives a residency at the Choreographiche Resident CC Heidelberg with the piece “ Mabel”
Since 2002 she has her own Company, Cía. Sonia Rodríguez.
Her first solo Caos was awarded the third best performer prize at the 8th International Solo Dance event at Stuttgart and won the price for the best choreography in the Danza Calviá Festival 2005.
Since 2013 Sonia is based between Berlin.

It’s more than ten years that Sonia Rodríguez is being invited as a guest teacher and choreographer to create pieces, workshops and/or spread her personal way of dance. These are some of the companies, schools and festivals she has worked with: Cia Rui Horta Stage Works ; National Dance School EDCN ; Cia En-Knap ; Saarländisches Statst- heater; Eulàlia Blasi School; Cia Lanonima Imperial ; Cia Norrdans ; Conservatori Professional de Dansa de l’Institut de Teatre ; Sasha Waltz & Guest ; Cia Aracala- danza ; Cia Moudansa ; Cia IT Dansa ; Cia Scottish Dance Theater Rep Dundee ; Carmen Senra Dance Studio ; Varium, espai de moviment ; CMD'H - Center Especia- lly D'Harroche ; Eulalia Blasi School ; La Caldera, Centre de Creació de Dansa i Arts Escèniques ; María Carbonell dance studio ; Area, Espai de Dansa i Creació; Con- servatori Superior de Dansa de l’Institut del Teatre ; Festival Canarios Dentro y Fue- ra ; Nothern School of Contemporary Dance ; Iwanson School ; Beijing Dance Festi- val ; Danseu Festival ; Marameo Tanzprobebhüne ; Profitraining Basel ; Centro Insu- lar de Danza Maria Eullate ; Real Conservatorio Superior de Danza “Mariemma” ;Danceworks;Cie Toula Limnaios and Skänes Dansteater.