News: Touchdown Dance

Friday 7 April 2006

Touchdown Dance
WORKSHOPS
RFH Ballroom

Mon 12-Fri 16 Aug
3.15-4pm Work in Progress presentation and meet the artists

Mon 12-Thu 15 Aug
11am-12noon RFH Sensations (For children aged 7-12yrs) Work with a member of Touchdown Dance, exploring the Royal Festival Hall through touch and movement.

Mon 12, Wed 14 Aug
1.30-3pm Contact Improvisation Workshop (For sighted and visually impaired participants of all ages).

Tue 13, Thu 15 Aug
1.30-3pm Community Project Rehearsal A group of young visually impaired dancers from London who have been working with Touchdown show their work in progress.

Wed 14-Fri 16 Aug
10am-12.30pm Rehearsals See how the piece develops throughout the week.

TALKS
Tue 13 Aug 4-6pm Voice Box (RFH Level 5)
Touch – A Tool in Teaching or a Touchy Subject? A chance for dance professionals and teachers to discuss issues around the use of touch to communicate movement. With speakers from Dance UK, Art-sense and Touchdown Dance.

CLASSES / TALKS
Wed 14 Aug 4-6pm RFH Hothouse
Dance and Touch Communication A class for dance professionals exploring methods and techniques for teaching integrated groups.

Fri 16 Aug 3.15-4pm RFH Ballroom
Meet the Artists A chance to meet members of the company and chat to them about their newly created work for the Ballroom.

Fri 16 Aug 3-4.30pm Voice Box (RFH Level 5)
A presentation by The Place and Touchdown Dance on performance in integrated settings.

PERFORMANCE
Fri 16 Aug
1pm and 5.30pm RFH Ballroom
Touchdown Dance perform their new work created especially for the Ballroom.

EXHIBITION
Mon 12 – Fri 16 Aug RFH Ballroom
Blind Alphabet C An installation of tactile sculptures from Art-sense

Tue 13-Thu 15 Aug
12.30 – 1.30pm RFH Ballroom
Art-sense Guided Tours A chance to explore the Art-sense tactile exhibition with a guide.

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