16. – 20.3. 2020 / 10:00 – 14:00
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This workshop takes place in hall 31, U Výstaviště 21. The workshop is in English.
The workshop is divided into three parts. It begins with a warm-up focusing on skeletal alignment, breath, centering and one’s sense of gravity & relationship with space.
The second part includes a dance sequence to deepen the technical elements introduced during the warm-up; to increase one’s sensibility around: moving across space, musicality and sense of rhythm.
The last part focuses on the possibility of mind-body transformation, through the experience of different practices leading one beyond familiar spaces to enter new and unknown places.
Annamaria Ajmone is an Italian dancer and choreographer. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Modern Literature and she also studied at the Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi, Milan. The body intended as a mouldable and changeable material, capable of transforming spaces into places, is at the centre of her research.
Her works were presented in various dance, theatre and performing arts festivals, museums, art galleries and non-conventional spaces, among others: Torino Danza, Club to Club (Turin), La Biennale Danza (Venice), Public Fiction (Los Angeles), Armunia / Festival Inequilibrio (Castigli- oncello), La Democrazia del Corpo Cango (Florence), Teatro Metastasio (Prato), FOG Triennale (Milano), Short Theater (Rome), Danae Festival (Milan), Contemporanea Festival (Prato), Le Quarz (Brest), Inteatro Festival (Polverigi), Fabbrica Europa (Florence), Teatro Grande (Brescia), Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Rencontres Cho- reographiques de Saint Denis (Paris), Artdhantè (Vanves), CNDC (Angers), On Marche (Marrakech), Festival Théatrouine (Tataouine), BiPOD Festival (Beirut), Amman Contemporary Festival (Amman), Ramallah Contempo- rary Festival (Ramallah), M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival (Singapore), New Dance For Asia Internation- al Festival (Seoul), Jerusalem Dance Week (Jerusalem), Dansem (Marseille), CSS Udine (Udine), Festival Aperto (Reggio Emilia), Autunno Danza (Cagliari).
As a dancer, she has worked with Alias Compagnie, Ariella Vidach, Daniele Ninarello, Santasangre, Cristina Kristal Rizzo. She works with a number of artists on projects that vary in nature and length, including Caned Icoda, Palm Wine, Bienoise, Francesco Cavaliere, Muta Imago, Strasse, Maria Giovanna Cicciari, Industria Indipendente, Glauco Salvo, Mithkal Alzghair, Moritz Ostruschnjak. in Europe, Asia, Northern Africa and the United States. For Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019, she signed the choreography for “Abitare l’opera, Prologo tra i Sassi / La Cavalleria Rusticana”, directed by Giorgio Barberio Corsetti (production Teatro San Carlo, Naples). She received the Danza & Danza award as “best young Italian performer” in 2015. She coordinates Nobody’s Business for Italy, an opensource platform for the sharing of artistic practices. For the years 2019-2021 she is associated artist of La Triennale Milano Teatro, Milan.