THIS ONE DAY WORKSHOP WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDREN TO EXPLORE DIFFERENT QUALITIES OF MOVEMENT AND STILLNESS WITH THE BODY AND LATER WITH DRAWING / PAINTING MATERIALS. THE DAY WILL BE INSPIRED BY WELSH LANDSCAPE AND STORY.
DENNI DENNIS – CHOREOGRAPHER AND PERFORMER
Denni was born in Denmark and is now based in Wales. Denni graduated from The Commedia School, Copenhagen and then trained in ballet and mime in St. Petersburg. He has extensive training in the Jacques Lecoq style, Russian character clown and the Pochinko method (Native American spiritual clown). His work has been featured in theatre, circus, dance performance and art installations.
CLARE PARRY-JONES – ARTIST AND PERFORMER
Clare is a local artist and theatre practitioner, performing and teaching internationally. She studied at RADA, and recently toured her solo performance from Siberia to St Petersburg, teaching clown workshops throughout Russia. Her research into Japanese Washi (paper), with reference to costume, ritual and land art has led to ongoing collaborations with Japanese artists. Clare combines land art, performance, ritual and clown.
MERIEL GOLD – DRAWING
Meriel trained at the Slade and was taught by Oskar Kokoschka and Cecil Collins. Collins’s life drawing classes at the Central School of Art in the 70’s and 80’s were legendary, and Oskar Kokoschka’s School of Seeing set up by him in 1953 in Salzburg Academy of Fine Arts, taught students through the creative process …‘my school does not strive to-wards technical skills, nor towards photographic imitations of nature and not at all towards abstract art… I want to teach my students the art of vision…’
ALL AGES WELCOME