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WHITE WAVE Dance Summer Workshop at Peridance

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WHITE WAVE Dance Summer Workshop at Peridance

Time: August 30, 2018 at 11:30am to September 2, 2018 at 11:30am
Location: Peridance Capezio Center
Street: 126 East 13th Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.peridance.com/wsde…
Phone: wwyskdc@gmail.com
Event Discipline: workshop, &amp, audition
Organized By: WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance
Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2018

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Event Description

Repertory & Partnering class with Young Soon Kim & WHITE WAVE Dance 

The New York based WHITE WAVE Dance led by Artistic Director Ms. Young Soon Kim offers a three-day workshop that allows dancers a first- hand opportunity to experience and learn the highly physical, spiritual and perceptual approach to dance that has earned the company its international reputation. In the classes, participants will learn the company’s distinctive technique that emphasizes the natural rhythms of fall and recovery, the conscious use of breath, and the interplay between weight and weightlessness. The series of exercises in the workshop provide dancers with a tool kit that underlines an organic approach that can easily be adapted to a range of choreographic styles. 

 Young Soon Kim will conduct repertory & partnering class with company members. During the three days the class progresses to learning specific phrases and partnering techniques from the company’s repertory. Described by international dance critics as “exhilarating, visually stunning and emotionally rich,” the technique brings improvisational and awareness that aims to awaken all the senses.

The Georgia Straight's Gail Johnson raved that "This beautifully crafted piece...present[s] moments of subtle tension, but it pulses most profoundly with harmony." “In duets, trios, and other ever-shifting configurations, things unfurl organically; there’s a natural, poetic rhythm here that hums beneath, as if to imply things are unfolding as they should—whether it’s within a couple or the universe itself.”

Click HERE to read the full review from our 2018 Vancouver International Dance Festival.

Click HERE for the WORKSHOP & REGISTRATION.

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2018 AUDITION

WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company is looking for highly-professional dancers with strong contemporary dance technique and partnering skills. Dancers must be interested in improvisation and the creative process.

Audition Date: Tuesday, September 11, from 6 – 9pm at the Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter on 29 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY 11201. (F to York St., A/C to High St.).

CALL BACK: Candidates must be available for callback on Thursday, September 13, 6-9PM.

  • Full-year contracts begin immediately.
  • Rehearsals are paid hourly rate and performances are paid per performance.
  • Contracts begin immediately. Dancers must be available from June 28-August 4th, 2019 for Tour to Asia, along with other performances to be determined. Rehearsals are paid hourly rate, and performances are paid per performance.

The audition is OPEN; however you MUST fill out form for RSVP.

Please send your photos (head shot and dance photo) at audition.whitewave@gmail.com by August 27th.

Prior to the Audition, Artistic Director Young Soon Kim will conduct Repertory & Partnering class with company members at the Peridance Capezio Center on August 30, Sept. 1-2.

A Non-Refundable Audition Fee of $20 is due on the day of the registration (FREE if participating in full workshop).

Drop-Ins will be permitted into the audition based on availability. Pre- Registration is highly encouraged.

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