Suitable for complete beginners who would like to get a grounding and understanding of the basics of Contemporary. This class will look at the technique of basic steps and main principles of the style in a fun and relaxed class format. Focusing on movement memory; body awareness; focusing the mind; understanding the use of the arms, legs and spine, listening and observation, and most importantly your enjoyment!
Dates: Weekly on Thursdays
Age Group: Adults
Level: Complete Beginner/Beginner
Do I need to book? No, drop in class
Villmore was one of the Founder members of Phoenix Dance Company, which started out as an all-male black company in the early 80s, influenced from the Graham and Laban techniques. Villmore was a pinnacle dancer, choreographer and teacher for many years with PDC, touring extensively here in the UK and abroad, working alongside esteemed dancers and choreographers.
In the late 80's he joined Dundee Rep dance company (DRDC) in Scotland as rehearsal director, performer, teacher, and choreographer, and Co-Director in supporting and helping the Director's developments, profile and aesthetics of the company with extensive community projects and UK touring.
As a freelance dancer, Villmore has worked alongside many organisations and artists such as Tamara Mc'lor, Leeds Barnardo's in support of World Aids Day, Breton College Wakefield and Park Lane College, NSCD, RJC. He's continually worked within the community, Higher Education, Primary, Secondary schools and youth dance organisation in playing a part in developing the skills of a new generations of dancers and artist.