Julie Anne Stanzak, a dancer of the Tanztheater Wuppertal since 1986, introduces you to her practice and transmits you the basics of Pina Bausch's dance.
Creating special awareness as well as touching upon the poetry of space the class is starting with a body warmup. Evolving into an improvisation, awareness and focus are guided towards inner landscapes and their expressions. Finally, participants are invited to explore their personal Nelken experience.
The dance workshop, specially designed for non-professionals, will be offered online via the Zoom platform.
ONLINE WORKSHOP (VIA ZOOM), TICKETS $10
Photo © Claudia Kempf
Julie Anne Stanzak was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and grew up in New Orleans, an exciting and vibrant multicultural city that shaped her. As a child she took ballet classes and attended summer schools that were taught by renowned dancers and choreographers. Eventually she moved to Minneapolis with her parents, where she continued her ballet training at an academy that followed the Russian style. She also attended the Children’s...Read more about Julie Anne Stanzak
In 1973 Pina Bausch became artistic director of the Wuppertal Opera Ballet, an institution that she renamed Tanztheater Wuppertal two years later, instigating a veritable revolution with the advent of the dance-theatre movement. Based in an industrial city in the North rhine-Westphalia region, the company performs some thirty shows a year there, in addition to its many performances abroad. 29 of the 42 pieces in her repertoire are still...Read more about Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch