master classes with Olivier Besson and special guests
Let’s kick off 2010 with a day of dancing!
Announcing the Capital Contact Workshop on Martin Luther King Day, Monday January 18, 2010. We are hosting a day of classes and jams in our nation’s capital. All abilities and levels welcome!
Cost: $45 early registration, $55 after January 10, 2009
9:30AM - Registration
10AM – Morning Class
1-2:30PM – Lunch/Break
2:30PM – Afternoon Class 5:30 PM – Closing Circle
*Both classes will lead into a jam.
Send a check payable to Improv Arts, Inc. with “CI WKSP” written in the memo to:
1103 6th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Teacher Bio: Olivier Besson is an improvisational movement artist who hails from France and is based in Boston. In the period from 1980 until the mid 90's, Olivier studied Contact Improvisation with Robin Feld, Nancy Stark Smith, Lisa Nelson and Andrew Harwood, and Improvisation / Real Time composition with Daniel Lepkoff and Julyen Hamilton. During that time, he also practiced and performed Bugaku (Court dance from Japan) with Arawana Hayashi. Olivier’s work has been presented in the U.S. at Dance Theatre Workshop (NYC), New York Improvisation festival, Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis), Boston Dance Umbrella, Florida Dance Festival, Dance Place (Washington DC), The Boston Conservatory, Radford University (Virginia). Internationally, he has performed at the National Institute of the Arts (Taipei, Taiwan), Die Pratze (Tokyo), Art of Movement Festival (Yaroslav, Russia), Micadanses (Paris) and with Compagnie Vertige (Nice, France). Olivier is currently on faculty at The Boston Conservatory (dance division).
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