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Mouvements et rythmes percussifs 

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Mouvements et rythmes percussifs
Pexels Jo Kassis
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Dates

Wednesday, February, 2, 9 and 16, 2022
Schedule : from 10:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m.
[ 6-hour workshop, 3 blocks of 2hours ]

 

Registration deadline

January 19, 2022

Language

French

Maximum number of participants

12

Cost

Subsidized Rate: 31.25$
Actual Value: 194.35$

In order to be eligible for the subsidized rate, participants must reside in Quebec and either be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident,or hold a work permit (open or closed). In addition, they must have one of the following employment statuses: Self-employed individual or Support for Self-Employment Measure, employee of a non-profit organization or a company whose payroll does not exceed $2,000,000, recipient of Employment Insurance or Social Assistance, recipient of an employment integration measure, or unemployed.

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 Description 

This activity allows circus artists with dance experience to explore their full range of movement. Artists will work with various tempos and learn percussive rhythms to vary their interpretation of these movements. As a result, artists will be better equipped to work with choreographers and dancers in a professional setting.

This workshop is intended for circus artists with dance experience.

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 The trainer 

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From Guinea, Yamoussa Bangoura has a solid background in traditional African dance after having been a trainee at the Ballets africains, then trained by the Troupe Saamato, in Conakry. As a multidisciplinary artist, he began his circus training with the Guinean troupe Circus Baobab, with whom he toured Africa and Europe (La légende du singe tambourinaire). From 2002 to 2007, he was an acrobat with Cirque Éloize (Nomade) and then joined Cavalia in 2010 on Odysseo, a show in which he contributed (musical and choreographic design). Since 2014, Yamoussa has devoted himself to the projects of his company, Productions Kalabanté, where he combines dance, African music and acrobatics. His original creations, marked by the percussion of his native land, combine acrobatics and traditional dances. The Kalabanté studio, which opened in 2018, allows Yamoussa to teach to a wider audience and to share this space with the circus community.

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 Workshop outline 

Course #1
Test and evaluation of the group's level to distribute the strengths of each person in the exploratory work.

Course #2
Exploration of the three themes announced during the course.

Course #3
Elaboration of a group choreography with the 3 themes seen previously.

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 Required material 

Comfortable clothes for dancing. Ideally, non-slip clothes in case of wear.

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 Location 

Studio Kalabanté
7996 17e Avenue
Montréal, QC H1Z 3R3

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