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Joy's workshop is a practice sourced out of different movement techniques that she has been training in her 30 years experience as a dancer. Her versatile background in traditional, classical, urban and contemporary dance made her develop a unique mix of movement qualities. In joy’s workshop we will practice grounded, dynamic physicality and grooves which strengthens the presence and virtuosity in space. As well as the details in articulating and isolating body parts in connection with musicality and rhythmical patterns. The participants will do exercises and also learn choreographic material with these elements, but they will also have the possibility to engage in their own creativity and individual qualities with improvisational tasks in order to go deeper into different body states and expression within the given context.

As a member of the Akram Khan Company, Joy also teaches Akram Khan Repetory Workshop comissioned by the Company. Check dates and places here

April 11 + 12 , 2023 from 12 - 4:30 pm in Dresden, go plastic STUDIO LAB #7 SHAPESHIFTING DYNAMICS

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May 8-11, 2023 at K3- Zentrum für Choreograpie in Hamburg, Profitraining SHAPESHIFTING DYNAMICS

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June 12-16, 2023 Workshops at Elephant in the black box company in Madrid

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July 10 - 14, 2023 at Impulstanz Vienna, Akram Khan Repetory Workshop comissioned by Akram Khan Company

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July 21-26, 2023 at B12 Berlin Germany, SHAPESHIFTING DYNAMICS

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August 1-3, 2023 at SHARE intensive in Berlin Germany, Akram Khan Repetory comissioned by Akram Khan Company

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This footage is from the workshops at the Kalamata Dance Festival in Greece.

Thank you to the whole team and dancers for your energy and commitment.

This is a trailer of a work in progress from a 2 week workshop with Folkwang Tanzstudio in Essen Germany.
Choreography / Concepts: Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Dancers / Creators: Anouk Orignac, Chih-I Wu, Darko Radosavljev, Eray Gülay, Ivan Strelkin, Maria Giovanna, Nejma Larichi, Stsiapan Hurski, Yi An Chen
Music: Vincenzo Lamagna
Thanks to Rudolpho Leoni and Folkwang University Essen, Germany

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