Butoh and Body Weather residential workshop Butoh & Body Weather 25-29 November 2016
Butoh & Body Weather 25-29 November 2016 Wimmera River VictoriaResidential workshop exploring the disciplines of Butoh and Body Weather Led by Yumi Umiumare (Melbourne) & Frank van de Ven (Amsterdam)
On the Wimmera River, 15kms west of Horsham, our base will be a 130-acre site near Mt Arapiles with a variety of bush, scrub, sand dunes, open fields, river and elevated rock - allowing participants to experience and open up the senses to colour, texture, sound and shapes. Through the powerful combination of Butoh and Body Weather, Yumi and Frank will guide participants in creating movement and dance in response to landscape.
25(Friday)-29 (Tuesday) November 2016, Arrival 25th late afternoon, Leaving 29th morning
$450/420(Vegetarian meals of 5days included) Early Bird Special by 1 Nov $420/400
Numbers are limited so please book early! Enquiries
FRANK VAN DE VEN is a dancer and director who spent his formative years in Japan working with Min Tanaka and the Maijuku Performance Company (1983-92). In 1993, he founded with Katerina Bakatsaki Body Weather Amsterdam as a platform for training and performance. He has an ongoing commitment to his Body/Landscape series of workshops conducted worldwide and since 1995 he has led the annual, interdisciplinary Bohemiae Rosa Project with renowned Czech artist Milos Sejn, connecting body and landscape with art, geology and architecture. Body Weather was introduced in Australia by Tess de Quincey in 1989, see body weather website