WORKSHOP - Singing Dances with John Scott

13th November Echo Echo Studios 10am - 12pmBook Now
Echo Echo Festival class programme continues with John Scott...

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A workshop exploring creation and development of material, spatial awareness, performance state, text, dance, wordless stories, identity.

This workshop is open to all but will be enjoyable and challenging for people with experience of dancing and moving.

If you have a specific question please get in touch. All are welcome and do stay for a cup of tea and a chat afterwards!

Tickets: £4

John Scott

John Scott is a choreographer, Dancer and Opera singer. He has studied extensively with composer/choreographer Meredith Monk and performed in her masterpiece Quarry. John Scott leads a workshop exploring creation and development of material, spatial awareness, performance state, text, dance, wordless stories, identity. Scott utilizes the techniques he has learned from his own research and his performances with choreographers/artists as varied as Meredith Monk, Sara Rudner, Thomas Lehmen and The Living Theatre

Irish Modern Dance Theatre, was founded in 1991.  The Dublin-based ensemble mixes virtuoso Irish and international dancers with African and Middle Eastern refugees and torture survivors. Scott has pioneered dance in Ireland, a country known more for its literary traditions and text based drama. His work addresses diversity, love, metaphysics. The dancers make trouble, fight deportations, tour to every part of Ireland and internationally. Scott is one of the subjects of 52 Portraits by Jonathan Burrows, Matteo Fargion and Hugo Glendinning, produced for Sadler’s Wells, London.

Recent tours include 92nd Street Y, New York, Dance Base Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Sounded Bodies Festival, Zagreb, 2017; New York Live Arts; La MaMa; PS122, New York; Philadelphia Dance Project; Dublin Dance Festival; Kilkenny Arts Festival; Les Hivernales, Avignon; Schwankhalle, Bremen; Tanzmesse, Germany; Queer Zagreb, Croatia; Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris; Kanuti Guildi SAAL, Estonia; Galway International Arts Festival; Dance Base Edinburgh.

Recent works include ‘LEAR’, with Valda Setterfield, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, Dance Base, Edinburgh, New York Live Arts, Kilkenny Arts Festival; ‘Quad’ in collaboration with Pan Pan Theatre, Dublin Dance Festival/Beckett Summer School; ‘Heroes’ at Sounded Bodies Festival, Zagreb, ‘HYPERACTIVE, La MaMa Moves Dance Festival/Galway International Arts Festival, Dublin Dance Festival, New York; ‘Feathers’, Tiger Dublin Fringe, 2015; ‘Actions’, ‘Fall and Recover’,‘The White Piece’; and Merce Cunningham’s ‘Totem Ancestor’ and ‘Night Wandering’.



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