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June 3-7 Mon-Fri, 10-2

SourceWork: Viewpoints: our moving selves
June 3-7 Mon-Fri, 10-2, Dovercourt House, 1st floor
$200.00 cash or cheques only. register filogriff@yahoo.ca

Performers need access to their creative sources to augment life experiences, amplify authenticity, expand performance range and enrich artistic growth.
Join us to explore and experiment together, deepening the performing experience with these essential skills. In all the body disciplines ‘call and response’ is one of the most important aspects of the performer’s toolkit. As the body relaxes, listening improves and authentic personal responses are revealed. That response encompasses space, shape, and time.
The workshop will be divided into 2 sections:
1/ the internal, personal response to our impulses (solo work) and 2/ responding to the outer world of each other and the space (ensemble).
The first half of each day features a somatic practice preparing bodies for movement; using Kinetics and MELT, etc. We will then enter the world of personal movement exploration through Authentic Movement and Mary Overlie's SSTEMS (space, shape, time, emotion, story). The second half of each class will features the 9 Viewpoints by Anne Bogart, playing with specific ways to respond to the influence of others and the space through locomotion, shape, text or song.

“The viewpoints training asks us to stay awake inside of a structure" D. Mather.

FIONA GRIFFITHS (RN, BFA, MFA, MA) is an acclaimed multimedia theatre artist with extensive performing, touring and teaching experience. Fiona teaches SourceWork, integrating inner and outer performative experience, nationally and internationally. A movement and performance coach, she has worked with many dancers, actors and clowns to create and perform new work. (Mump and Smoot, Karen Hines, Chrystal Bartelsie, Jennifer Dallas etc). Recently, she collaborated on Dora Award winner, Kittly-Bender. Fiona has taught at Yale and York University, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Ryerson and The University of Toronto. She was the artistic Director of the Theatre Resource Centre and founder of the Atelier and The TRC Soirees. She also teaches somatic work, movement, health and fitness. She still teaches at The Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance. Special thanks, Ontario Arts Council, for an International Residency Grant in 2016 to study the older moving body. Questions? filogriff@yahoo.ca  OR www.fionagriffiths.com

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