Studio laborgras Open Class

Studio laborgras Open Classes

Monday Sept. 17th - Friday 21st
Open Class with laborgras - Renate
Monday Sept. 24th - Friday 28th
Open Class with laborgras - Renate



Fee Open Classes:

Open Class costs 8€ you can also buy a ten class card for 70€.

The Open Class with laborgras - Renate will focus on the following interests:

At first we will take time to release tension in muscles and joints to achieve a muscle efficiency which allows the body to become open, receptive and prepared for moving.

From there we will work on different movement concepts to develop a personal understanding on:
using the support of the floor while moving;
coordinating the weight of the different body parts working in collaboration with each other;
the body falling into space creating momentum and to redirect that momentum into the individual body parts to create a specific movement event or sequence;
The aim is to explore the function of the body and the logic with in each movement to start moving from an internal knowing and experiencing and sensing while doing
Renate Graziadei born in Austria, began her dance training in Switzerland. She then went to New York for three years to study, live and work, most notably as a dancer for the Nina Wiener dance company. Upon her return to Europe, she worked with Rui Horta at the S.O.A.P. Dance Theatre Frankfurt and then moved on to the dance group COAX in Hamburg. In the fall of 1994 she established the LaborGras collective with Arthur Stäldi. In 1997 and 1998 she received a grant from the danceWEB programme during the ‘International Weeks of Dance’ in Vienna. In 1997 she was additionally profiled in the critic’s survey of the magazine ballet international / tanz aktuell as ‘upcoming female dancer’. Since 1996 she has been teaching contemporary technique regularly in various institutions in Gemrany and internationally. Since summer 2004 she has been working as rehearsal director for Sasha Waltz & Guests for the productions Impromptus, Dialoge 06 – Radiale Systeme, Medea, Romeo & Juliette, Metamorphoses and Continu. Since 2008 she is also dancing with Sasha Walz & Guests in the projects Jagden and Formen and Metamorphoses. Her longest collaboration has been with the choreographer David Hernandez. Since 1999 she has been closely involved in many of his productions and projects.