[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Hungarian artists teaching this Sunday at Mascher.

Zornitsa at Here[begin] Dance zornitsa at herebegindance.com
Fri Sep 28 12:57:45 EDT 2018

Dear dance lovers,

Mascher Dance in partnership with Philadelphia Dance Projects is organizing
two awesome workshops coming up this Sunday. 

If you are tired of watching and performing at the Fringe, just come loosen
up with some rad dancing with Hungarian artists from Budapest!!!


Hope to see you there!


Both workshops are at 

Mascher Dance

155 Cecil B. Moore Ave. 

Philadelphia, PA 19122

$10 each or $15 for both


Facebook event:



Pay in advance: 



Info below: 


Contemporary Technique Class with Kata Juhasz

Sun. Sept. 30th 12noon - 2pm 

$10 - or $15 for both workshops

Flowing low - dancing high

The underlying theme of the class is circular motion and its quintessence
the spiral. 

Get into the centri-fugue state!



After an exhilarating warm-up, we are going to have some skill practices,
developing and experimenting with phrases and creative tasks. The beginning
is based on yoga-postures and Pilates exercises with a body-mind knowledge
that allows body flowing movements in space. All that will be followed by
floor work phrases, then the class evolves through standing up step by step
with a lot of dancing. Including proper breathing which supports the
continuity of the movements, the work is focused on feeling the body, the
space and each other from an inner perspective. 

joy energy interaction circular body fluidity release expression power house
centre speed kinesthetic diversity yoga strength space flow breathing
creativity serpentine flexibility dynamics anatomy rhythm images laugh
meditation spiral here&now


Improvisation Workshop with Patrik Kelemen

Sun. Sept. 30th 2pm - 4pm 

$10 - or $15 for both workshops






How do we interpret a body? What is it really made of? 

Can we create bodies? Can bodies create dance? 

Is movement bound to the corpus or the other way around? 

In this workshop we are to create a fantastic body image that’ll lead our
actual corporeal self into dance. Through the deployment of imagination,
knowledge on eastern medicine, meridian work and exercises of visualization
we aim to reach a state of semi-autonomous movement. 

I propose to use non-human figures, which our proprioceptive data may be fed



Kata Juhász is a dancer, choreographer from Budapest, Hungary. She has
presented her own choreographic works internationally since 2005. 

She addresses her “stageworks” to specific groups of society focusing on
topics relevant to all. Her company recently developed a full repertory
targeted to different age-groups from the youngest audiences to the elderly.
Her choreographies are interactive multidisciplinary art forms merging live
music, video art, spoken words, new circus and more. 

She has been teaching contemporary dance and dance anatomy since 1996 all
over Hungary and in several countries: Japan, Germany, France, and Russia.
She founded the MU Terminal postgraduate dancers’ education program in 2005.
She was touring with her own choreographic works among others in Germany,
Russia, Israel, Denmark, Macedonia, Egypt, Poland, Italy and Romania. Her
first dance movie “Maya” was selected in the 42nd Hungarian Film Week
competition in the short films category and was the opening movie of
CINEDANS Festival 2010 in Amsterdam. 

She has had a unique dance career. Kata ice-skated in her childhood during
the soviet era and later studied classical ballet and modern dance in
Budapest. She first appeared on stage dancing in musicals, while attending
Medical University then graduating as a physician. She studied classical and
Graham technique in Columbus, Ohio in 1992. She became familiar with
contemporary dance at Tanzwochen in Vienna and during scholarships in Paris.
In 1998 she got the chance to participate in Dance Web Scholarship Programme
in Vienna. She studied one semester at the Centre National de la Danse
Contemporaine (CNDC), Angers. She is a BASI Pilates teacher as well. From
1998-2006 she was a dancer of the French-Hungarian dance company, Cie. Pal
Frenak. She worked -among others- with Carlotta Ikeda and with Nigel
Charnock (DV8). 

Recent Awards and fellowships include 2017 CEC Artslink Independent Project
Awards, New York, USA, 

2016 Award at the ASSITEJ International Children and Youth Festival,
Kaposvar, Hungary 

2015 Best duet at Solo-Duo Festival, Budapest, Mu Theatre.



Patrik Kelemen, is an emerging choreographer in Budapest. He has
collaborated with other choreographers and currently is working on a new
solo Celestine, “dealing with things coming from the sky thus addressing the
otherworldly traits of dance in a poetic manner.”

He has recently performed, among others, in Kiss by Tino Seghal (2017),
Waiting For Schrodinger by Lazlo Fulop (2018) and Standing Ground (2018) by
Imre Vass, a 2016 BILATERAL Artist.

Kelemen as noted when citing the BILATERAL Exchange that there are “growing
currents of autonomous, micro-scenes are emerging within each major European
city – that herald their own local circle of artists, circle of values and
circle of dance- and theatre making. They seclude themselves, as resources
for touring & programming are scarce. As a young artist participating in the
circulation of one of this ecosystem I find it hard to enjoy or even to
grasp the true diversity of today’s contemporary dance. Thus, any program
that sets out to address this issue and bridge diverse points of view are




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