Weekend Egyptian Dance Workshop: Hilal

Integration and Musicality of the Body March 14th & 15th 2015 It’s our great privilege to have Alessandro Bascioni in London.

Alessandro Bascioni, Dancer/Choreographer and Teacher, based in London and Florence, has a background in Dance Therapy, African Dance and Hilal Dance. He founded the Iskandar Dance Company in 2005 with its launch at Tanzhaus nrw, tours and teaches throughout Europt successfully.

In this workshop Alessandro will work the core movements of Hilal Dance from traditional to modern bringing forth the power of integration and musicality of the body.

The workshop is aimed at anyone who is interested in dance in general, in Arab-egyptian folklore, wishes to explore new body languages and new geometries of movement, or intends to amplify their own personal expressive and choreutics vocabulary. The workshop can host very limited numbers of participants. Do not miss this occasion, which we hope will be the first of a series!

HILAL DANCE

Hilal Dance ® is the art dance based on all the creative, theatrical and educational work of Suraya Hilal. Avant-garde artist, Hilal, drawing upon her Arab/Egyptian cultural roots and her extensive research, has brought a new culture to the contemporary dance world. Hilal Dance, conceived in 2000, is now established as a complete organic system which encompasses:

A specific Hilal bodywork, which reflects the holistic nature of the dance
Movement centred on three concepts: Pendulum, Scissors and Spiral
A choreographic language system that is rooted in the Arab/Egyptian culture yet expands into a contemporary idiom
An expressive style inspired by Arab aesthetics, and guided by the concept of harmony of opposites and the balance of creative energy.

Eastern knowledge

Hilal Dance is particularly related to the aesthetic which underlies Arab/Egyptian art and Eastern knowledge and wisdom of the body. This is reflected in the dramatic use of:

The continuous line of expression that develops and returns to itself, renewed.
A clear geometry of line both fluid and rhythmic creating a whole expression that is both abstract and emotional.
The concept of repetition and improvisation.
The refined attention to detail, as part of the whole.
The inspiration and philosophy of the "harmony of opposites" in Hilal Dance, is guided by the search for a point of energy balance. Hence the centrality of the breath and the importance of inner movement that expands outward through space.

Hilal Dance captures the pure energy of what everyone loves about dance. It combines the joy and freedom of movement, with the refinement of line and expression. With its strong rhythmic and fluid movement, and subtle textures, the dance promotes integrated body alignment, fitness, flexibility and a complete union of mind and body.

Duration 2d 8h
Price $128.00
Maximum guests 20
City Euston
Area WC1H
Cancellation Non-refundable

Please bring water and snacks for each day.
We wear comfortable clothing similar to clothes for yoga.
We dance in bare feet.

Fee will not apply if you book directly

The Place, Founders' Studio
11 Dukes Road
WC1H 9PY Euston
Greater London
United Kingdom

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