Esplanade Presents

Dance | Workshop

Creative Movement Workshop

Restless Dance Theatre (Australia)

20 Apr 2024, Sat, 11am

1hr 30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Annexe Studio

Free
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Larrissa McGowan - Photo Credit: Shane Ried
Synopsis

This creative movement workshop conducted by Restless Dance Theatre is designed for anyone, regardless of their experience level, to powerfully express themselves through movement, allowing them to push beyond their perceived limitations.

 

Introducing participants to the Restless Dance Theatre Method, which combines physical devising techniques and contemporary dance. Participants will be exposed to fun activities which aim to develop creative self-expression, build confidence, stimulate imagination, improve body awareness, and most importantly have fun, all in a safe and supportive environment. This is a participants-only workshop.

 

Restless Dance Theatre is committed to making dance accessible to everyone. The company’s workshops are designed to meet access needs and individual differences and can cater to participants with and without disability. Restless’ facilitators are highly trained and can adjust workshops to cover all neuro-diverse, learning and physical differences.

 

To ensure the safety of all participants, the workshop will be limited to a maximum of 25 participants. Please dress comfortably for the workshop. Pre-registration is required, and participants should fall under these criteria: 


  • Individuals with disabilities (physical, sensory, developmental and/or intellectual)

  • Able to follow simple verbal cues and instructions

  • Age 15 years old and above

 

This workshop is facilitated by Larissa McGowan (Restless Dance Theatre Associate Artist and Assistant Director of Listen to See) and company dancers of Restless Dance Theatre.

 

This is a participants-only workshop. Caregivers are to drop participants 10 mins before workshop and pick up at same location. Alternatively, Caregivers may observe the workshop discreetly from Level 2 of Esplanade Annexe Studio.

 

This programme is presented as part of da:ns focus – EveryBody, a weekend of dance which challenges conventions by presenting high quality works and experiences focusing on inclusivity, diversity and participation, where we encourage everybody and every body to experience dance.

Accessibility

Wheelchair Access Relaxed Environment

Advisory:
  • This workshop is recommended for participants aged 15 and above.

  • This is a participants-only workshop.

  • Caregivers are to drop participants 10 mins before workshop and pick up at same location. Alternatively, Caregivers may observe the workshop discreetly from Level 2 of Esplanade Annexe Studio.

Admission Age:
15 and above.
Language: English
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

Restless Dance Theatre

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Restless Dance Theatre is Australia’s leading dance theatre company working with people with and without disability.

 

Our artistic voice is loud, strong and original. Restless invigorates, influences and diversifies dance by creating innovative and highly distinctive works of dance theatre. Restless is a place where diversity is celebrated, and all artists thrive creatively.

Date & Time

20 Apr 2024, Sat

11am

Esplanade Annexe Studio
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