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[Fragile] (2014)
photo Ciprian Gheorghe, design Radu Manelic

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17 June
Zirgu pasts, 19.00
Agne Ramanauskaite, Paulius Tamole, Mantas Stabacinskas (Lithuania)
Zirgu pasts, 21.00
Olga Zhitluhina, Janis Redlihs (Latvia)
Dance film „Un atkal par to pašu”

18 June
Secret location,19.00
E-Motional: Rethinking dance presents
Cosmin Manolescu (Romania)
Inadvisable for persons under 16
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At Riga Choreography School
10.00 –13.00 Joana von Mayer Trindade (Portugal)
Workshop “One Whole Body – At Once”
11.30 – 13.00 Andrius Katinas (Lithuania)
Contemporary dance technique, improvisation “Can Less be More?”
13.30 – 15.30 Yuko Kominami (Luxembourg)
Butoh improvisation and composition

At Riga Choreography School
10.00 […]

Yuko Kominami (Luxembourg)

Butoh improvisation and composition
Butoh is a dance which has its roots in the new dance movement of the late 1950s in Japan. Nowadays even though it has developed into an established form of dance, the practice of Butoh is diverse in styles – each individual practitioner has their own unique style. Personally, butoh, for me, […]

Agnese Vanaga (Latvia/ Argentina)

Tango and Contemporary
Tango is in improvisation based dance genre. Tango is danced in embrace and counterclockwise. The basic element of the improvisation game is a full step.

During tango dance the follower is moving backward and the leader is facing forward, keeping the length of the step and music together with the rest of the […]

Xiao Ke and Zi Han(China)

Lecture and dialogue with Xiao Ke and Zi Han(China) “Running away to go home”
Xiao Ke and Zi Han live and work in Shanghai, they were so active in the contemporary theater and art events, who created a multitude of performance works in Shanghai, and performed in different countries. But in the recent years they focus […]

Andrius Katinas (Lithuania)

Can Less be More?
The class is focusing on the most simple but fundamental patterns of motion and patterns of bodily awareness. It has an aim to increase ergonomics of motion and fully utilize bodily knowledge one already has.

Structure of 90 min session, in peculiar way combines ideas of warm up, technique and improvisation. Class starts […]

Anne-Mareike Hess (Germany/ Luxembourg)

Lecture on „Dance as a disease and dance as a cure – an outbreak from the body“
In this lecture the choreographer Anne-Mareike Hess takes the phenomenon of the medieval dancing plague as a starting point for raising questions about the definition of dance today and it’s function in society.

Throughout the centuries dance appeared repeatedly […]


Photo: D.Matvejevas
Wednesday, June 17, 19.00/ Zirgu pasts
Agne Ramanauskaite, Paulius Tamole, Mantas Stabacinskas (Lithuania)

 „Contemporary?” (60’)
Choreography and performance:
Agne Ramanauskaite, Paulius Tamole, Mantas Stabacinskas
Dramaturgy: Sigita Ivaskaite
Lighting design: Povilas Laurinaitis
Production: Arts Printing House (Lithuania)// Young stage artists’ program “Open Space’13”
This is probably the first time in Lithuania that three artists have cooperated to create a performance that looks […]