Choreographic Workshop – FORM Dance Initiatives

FORM Dance Initiatives welcomes the return of its annual Choreographic Workshop in 2022 in partnership with Sydney Dance Firm.

This widespread program supplies dance college students with the distinctive alternative to develop their choreographic abilities below the steerage of excellent trade professionals.

Mentored by Sydney Dance Firm Educating Artists, the sensible workshop shares choreographic instruments and strategies utilized by the Firm’s Inventive Director Rafael Bonachela’s inventive course of.

On this immersive one-day workshop, college students are challenged to assume innovatively, disrupt acquainted patterns of shifting, generate attention-grabbing materials, and develop their confidence and creativity in composition. The workshop program additionally provides insights into Rafael Bonachela’s inventive course of by means of viewing and discussing excerpts of Sydney Dance Firm work with the Educating Artists.

Sydney Dance Firm Educating Artists will information college students by means of duties just like these used within the improvement of ab [intra], exploring stimulus and incorporating choreographic components.

The Choreographic Workshop is especially beneficial for HSC dance college students and college students who wish to take part in Sharp Quick Dance later within the yr.

ABOUT  ab [intra]
Exploring our primal instincts, our impulses and our visceral responses, ab [intra] is a journey by means of the depth of human existence that may command your consideration. The music fuses lush cello with ambient electronica and the beautiful dancers occupy a visually arresting ethereal world.

Latin for ‘from inside’, ab [intra] was choregraphed by Rafael Bonachela in 2018. The idea of the thought ‘from inside’ is a results of the choreographic course of the place all of the inspiration was derived from the Firm dancers themselves versus exterior stimulus equivalent to textual content, photos, music or choreographic analysis.

“The choreographic course of and use of compositional instruments was fantastic” – Evangeline Doust Penrith Anglican School, Dance trainer

“ I discovered that working with others was attention-grabbing because it allowed me to maneuver out of my consolation zone” (Yr9, Bossley Park HS)

“The actions used to generate motion have been nice and actually assisted the scholars in understanding choreograph in a extra attention-grabbing approach” Sarah Minol Wyndhan School Dance Trainer

Dates and Instances
Tuesday 5 April at 10am
Wednesday 6 April at 10am

Cloister at St Patrick’s Cathedral
1 Marist Place, Parramatta

Period: 4 hours together with lunch break
Worth: $33 per pupil – Supervising academics free
Appropriate for years 9 – 12
A downloadable useful resource pack from Sydney Dance Firm will likely be obtainable for distribution previous to the workshop.


For extra data relating to the FORM Training Program contact:

Electronic mail: admi[email protected] or [email protected]
Telephone: +61 2 9806 5609