Dance Re:Ignite Artist Training

A series of workshops between February 2019 to February 2020 aimed at supporting Hertfordshire artists in developing their own practice and networking with other.
 
 
Workshop 1:
 
Artists’ Exchange Programme - Artist Conversations Event 
With Danielle Teale
Thursday 28 February 2019, 6 - 8.30pm
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ
 
Cost: Free to dance artists that live or work in Hertfordshire /£40 for non-Hertfordshire artists
 
About the Workshop
A round table conversation event that aims to support Hertfordshire artists by discussing needs and instigating an artist network in the county.  It invests in making step changes towards shared practice, mentoring and peer support.
To see what this event is about please take a look at this AEP film:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBITipdECis&feature=youtu.be
Danielle has an extensive portfolio of teaching experience in the community, in education and across all ages including: DanceEast (2014-17), East London Dance (2015-17), English National Ballet (2009-17), Green Candle Dance Company (2016-17), New Adventure - Re:Bourne (2016-17), Royal Opera House (2015-17), The Place London (2014-17), University of Roehampton (2016-17)
 
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Workshop 2:
Dance Artist Workshop with Diane Amans
Friday 26 April 2019, 11am - 5pm
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ
 
Cost: Free to dance artists that live or work in Hertfordshire /£40 for non-Hertfordshire artists
 
About the Workshop
The workshop will support artists in developing dance material suitable for delivering sessions for 55+ year olds. As well generating artistic ideas and new movement tasks that you can take away, the focus will be on how to translate these ideas and enable safe practice/duty of care when working with older adults.
Diane is a freelance dance artist, lecturer and consultant offering professional development, arts and health projects, evaluation and mentoring. She is course tutor on the annual Introduction to Community Dance Practice summer school organised by People Dancing: Foundation for Community Dance and runs a similar course for the Japan Contemporary Dance Network in Osaka. In the UK she delivers training and follow up mentoring for dance artists, volunteers and activity leaders working with groups in a range of settings around the country.
Diane is one of the leading practitioners in community dance and her textbooks An Introduction to Community Dance Practice and Age and Dancing: Older People and Community Dance are set books on undergraduate community dance programmes in the UK and abroad. She is a dance artist whose career has included working in education, managing dance projects in diverse community settings and training staff in arts, health and social care.

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Workshop 3:
 
Artists’ Exchange Programme - Artist Conversations Event 2
With Danielle Teale
Wednesday 10 July 2019, 6 - 8.30pm
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, AL4 0JQ
 
 
Future Events:
Green Candle Dance Company - September 2019
Tim Casson / Tom Butterworth - September 2019
Filipa Pereira-Stubbs - January 2020
First Aid for Dance - February 2020
 
 
Funded by Arts Council England.