Workshop

SHARE Workshop | Crystal Pite

by Jiri Pokorny

SHARE Workshop | Crystal Pite

Join us for a 3-day workshop dedicated to Crystal Pite’s working practice and repertoire here in Berlin. The 3 days will be led by dancer and choreographer Jiri Pokorny, he will teach the methods and tools used at Kidd Pivot and some repertoire of the company.

Dates:
January 27th – 29th, 2023

First come, first served bases / Limited places

Schedule
January 27th, 28th, and 29th 2023: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Kidd Pivot Improvisation tools Warmup & Repertoire. 1h Lunch Break daily.

Location:
DOCK 11 EDEN***** / Breite Str 43, 13187 Berlin (Pankow)

To register, visit: shareintensive.com/crystalpite

Costs for participants:
Tuition Fee for 3 Days / 21 hours workshop: 195€

Contact details:

Email: shareintensive@gmail.com
Livechat: www.shareintensive.com
Mon – Sat: 10am – 6pm

For further information, please visit facebook.com/Shareintensive

About this Course

This three-day professional workshop is a great opportunity for dancers to work with Jiri Pokorny on the Improvisation tools from Kidd Pivot and Crystal Pite repertoire, here in Berlin.

Due to the high demand for our workshops, SHARE The Dance Intensive does not hold spots. Your payment is required within a 7-day time period.

Dancers submitting their application need to have a strong dance technique and physicality and/or any other background that supports their participation in this workshop.

Application Requirements

All Applicants must be professional or pre-professional dancers, movers, or performers, with a minimum age of 16 years old.

You must provide a maximum of 1-minute video link (Vimeo or Youtube) of your dancing either improvising or choreographed solo. No group piece. No Instagram or Facebook link.

A full detailed resume is to be uploaded (max 15Mb) or via a weblink (google drive, website, etc…)

Acceptance

Within 3 days of receiving your application form, we will send our response via email. A 7 days period to pay your tuition is required once our email was sent. Every un-paid application is canceled on the 8th day at 9 am. You can pay via Credit Card or by bank transfer.

About Jiri Pokorny
Born in Prague, 25.07.1981

Jiri Pokorny is a Czech choreographer based in The Hague, Netherlands. He graduated from the Prague National Dance Conservatory in 2000 and went on dancing with Laterna Magika in Prague.
Three years later he joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 in The Hague and continued his carrier with NDT1. After seven years in NDT, Jiri joined Vancouver-based company KiddPivot under the leadership of Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite. Jiri has worked with many renowned choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Paul Lightfoot, Sol Leon and Crystal Pite among others. Jiri has performed in prestigious theatres worldwide, including Paris Opera, Sadler’s Wells London, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro Liceu Barcelona, Joyce Theatre New York, and many more. In 2013, Jiri transitioned on to making his own works as a freelance choreographer and since then he has collaborated with companies and production houses across Europe and North America. To name a few, he created pieces for NDT, Aterballetto in Italy, Basel Ballet, National Theater Mannheim, Budapest Dance Theatre, Chamber Ballet Prague, North West Dance Project in Portland ( US ), and Korzo productions in the Hague. Jiri’s engagement with dance education has also its importance due to numerous collaborations with dance schools such as Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Juilliard School in New York, Arts Umbrella Vancouver, NDT’s Summer Intensive, SHARE Intensive Berlin, and Architanz Tokyo. Jiri directs his own educational program for young choreographers “The Pioneer Project” in Korzo Theatre, The Hague.

Workshop Description by Jiri Pokorny

The workshop consists of Crystal Pite’s improvisation tools and her repertoire. The participants will learn how to interconnect both, the qualities that come purely from the practice of improvisation principles and given choreographic language.