Morning Class With Jamie Wright (Montreal)

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The Toronto Dance Community Love-In says
“Technique is whatever you need to do, to do what you need to do.” -Jonathan Burrows

Pleasure, pertinence, precision, participation, (im)perfection. These are a few of the zones we will be playing in during the course of the week. The goal is to reveal what the body needs in order to be instantly dedicated to the execution of movement as well as aware of said execution. Emphasis will be placed on a tactile connection with the floor, strengthening core support, the relationship between the body’s axis and space, and the equilibrium between muscular engagement, efficiency and effort.
Shoes welcome, but not required.

About Jamie
A native of New Brunswick, Jamie Wright completed her Bachelor’s degree in Dance at York University in 1997. During this period, she worked with artists such as Holly Small(Toronto), Kevin Finnan (England) and Peter London (New York City). Arriving in Montreal in 1999, Jamie quickly became active in the dance community, both socially and artistically. She danced primarily for José Navas/Compagnie Flak in Perfume des gardenias (2002), Adela, mi amor (2004), Anatomies (2006) and S (2008). In the 2006-07 season, she joined O Vertigo, for the creation of Ginette Laurin’s ?tude No. 3 pour cordes et poulies. Jamie’s current projects include an on-going collaboration dating back to 2006 with Frédérick Gravel and his Grouped; ArtGravelArtGroup(GAG), as well as performing in the remount of Monumental by The Holy Body Tattoo and godspeedyou! blackemperor. She also acts as artistic consultant and/or rehearsal director for several choreographers, including Andrew Turner, Caroline Gravel, and Marie Chouinard, to name a few. As a teacher, Jamie relies on her varied experiences in order to continue offering classes and workshops that are pertinent to the current contemporary dance climate. She has taught regularly to professionals and pre-professionals in Montreal since 2003 and has been a part of the teaching body at L’école de danse contemporaine de Montréal since 2006.

email tolove.in@gmail.com to register!
$120 for the week. Prices include HST.
CADA reimbursable
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By: The Toronto Dance Community Love-In