Neue Klangbewegungsfolgen for voice and movement

17. – 19. November 2017, Facilitators: Ulrike Sowodniok & Anna Weißenfels

– cancelled! –

Neue Klangbewegungsfolgen for voice and movement

In our western society dancing and singing are often considered to be isolated forms of expression. This workshop is about the similarities between voice and movement exploring the larynx and its features as the central organ for movement and vocalisation. Within vocal and physical improvisation we will connect external and internal movements. weiterlesen

Present-Time Composition 2

25. – 26. November 2017, Facilitator: Alan Bern

Present Time Composition – workshop with Alan Bern

Present Time Composition © (PTC) is a special approach to improvised music developed by Alan Bern. Music created with PTC combines the spontaneity of free jazz with the structural clarity of composed music. weiterlesen

Dancing the Qualia – Seeing, Listening, Skin-sensation

8. – 10. December 2017, Facilitator: Minako Seki

workshop with Minako Seki

Perception is unique and subjective and you never know if two persons will perceive the same or not. This uniqueness makes our works and expressions special and gives a lot of power to our body language.
I would like to open experimentation on consciously perceiving our environment and using this material for dance and creation.weiterlesen

Improvisation im „Folk-Music-Style“

9. – 10. Dezember 2017, Facilitator: Alan Bern

Improvisation in folk-music style – workshop with Alan Bern

In many folk music traditions, to be able to improvise variations based on simple melodies or harmonies is the mark of the master musician. Trading back-and-forth different ways to vary a melody is one of the great joys of playing with other musicians.weiterlesen

voice lab

The voice as a sound instrument – the instrument as a voice

12. – 14. Januar 2018, Facilitator: Ute Wassermann


In this workshop participants experience their voice as a versatile, extreme and personal sound instrument based on a vocal warm up with breathing- and articulation exercises. We develop a personalized catalogue of experimental vocal expressions which will be used in perfomance & improvisation. Various improvisational games, concepts and conducting gestures will be introduced which can be used to create solo, duetts … ensemble pieces.weiterlesen