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The Secret Life of Objects

Tutor: Yael Karavan
Location: Evolution Arts, 2 Sillwood Terrace, Brighton BN1 2LR
Next date: weekend workshop Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 April 2017

What does this workshop cover?

Open to all who would perform this workshop offers an immersion beneath the surface of the material world. Discover objects beyond their functionality, listen and realize that everything is alive. Suddenly, life becomes much more mysterious, playful and interesting... These sessions use techniques of physical and visual theatre, Butoh, dance and mime to explore how to creatively relate to material, objects and space, how to listen to them, explore them as partners, and instigators of characters and physical states, how to transform them and allow them to transform us.

About the tutor

Award winning performer, dancer and director Yael Karavan travelled through Europe, Russia, Japan and Brazil developing a contemporary, physical language of expression bridging east and west, dance and acting. She has created and performed seven solo shows, touring world-wide and has been, amongst others, a member of Derevo, multiple award winning Russian physical theatre company, as well as numerous Japanese Butoh dance troupes. Since 2009 she has been the artistic director of award winning site-specific company, the Karavan Ensemble. Karavan has been teaching workshops nationally and internationally since 1999.

‘Karavan’s physical discipline is extraordinary. Every pulse and movement count … all is communicated'          TOTAL THEATRE

 For more information see www.yaelkaravan.com