Suitable for complete beginners of Contemporary dance. This class will look at the technique of steps and main principles of the style in a fun and relaxed class format whilst also giving you a great work out. 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!
Additional Info Dates: Mondays (Restart date TBC) Age Group: Adults Level: Beginners What to bring: Comfortable clothing, socks or suitable dance shoes. Please bring your own water bottle as kitchen facilities will not be accessible. Do I need to book? Yes
Tutor Bio 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.