MORNING | 10 AM – 1 PM | JULY 7th – 11th 

TUNING SCORES Laboratory – Composition, communication, and the sense of imagination – studio 2

A multi-sensorial approach to the questions: what do we ‘see’ when we look at dance? what do we ‘see’ from within the dance?’ The scores offer inner and outer communication tools and practices that make apparent the ways each of us sense and make sense of movement.


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Workshop – studio 3

In the last decades both Trude Cone and Ka Rustler have researched unique aspects in the physical landscape. Trude’s research into forces, reflexes and developmental movement patterns evolved into the method  Moving Thought. Ka’s research looks at how fascia not only plays an essential role in muscular force transmission but is also a sensing organ.

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Dance pathways into energy – studio 4

The 8hoops – spiral training is a sensitive tuning of the body and mind for re-discovering our inner strength and agility. The 8hoops spiral training goes deeply into the stillness of the body’s core energy and support.

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CI, Contemplation and Composition – Big Stage

States of grace is what Nancy Stark Smith calls the integration of all the current “pods” or centers of practice that she works with to prepare for a satisfying group improvisation. Some elements: solo physical training, contact and non-contact improvisation, composition, contemplation, listening, performance/art.


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AFTERNOON | 3.30 PM – 5.30 PM | JULY 7th – 11th 

Release as “Living the Changes” – studio 3

A workshop with four subjects. Subject 1 is the release process of inventing and becoming images. The center line. Balance and imbalance. Subject 2 is the self in actual conditions and the artist’s view of the self. Images up the front and down the back. Opposition and inclusion…

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dancing is (not) writing – exploring ROTATION and other issues to be found on the way – studio 4 

Since eight years Dieter Heitkamp has been cooperating on different artistic and pedagogic projects related to Contact Improvisation, researching basic CI principles in the dictionary of delight, perception and the use of the senses in the school of sensitivity or in moving from the skin, issues of boundaries or the politics of dancing.

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ALL DAY | 10 AM – 1 PM & 3.30 PM – 5.30 PM | JULY 7th – 11th 

phrase material and concept, Trisha Brown (1983) studio 5

Trisha Brown’s dances ask for a freely moving body that is at the same time, strong and articulate. In this workshop we will explore fundamental physical states, such as breath, weight, flow, and multi-directionality, that are integral to understanding Trisha Brown’s choreographic language.

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Releasing Writing – studio 8

When the Judson Church dance artists researched movement in the 1960’s, they experimented with new modes and methods of research. How did it influence the praxis of dance theory? And what of that resonates still today, when watching artists teach work that has developed since these times?

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One-to-One Sessions – studio 7

Guest teachers will offer one-to-one-sessions in a variety of modalities including

Alexander Technique, Body-Mind Centering®, The Feldenkrais Method®

Coordinated by Ines Heckmann