Sat, 04 Jun

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Exeter

Anthony Missen Creative Dance Intensive

Join Anthony Missen for a weekend movement intensive which shares discoveries, ideas and choreographic tools gathered though 21 years of professional dance practice. Saturday 4th June, 9:00am - 4:30pm and Sunday 5th June, 9:00am - 4:30pm

Anthony Missen Creative Dance Intensive

Time & Location

04 Jun, 09:00 – 05 Jun, 04:30

Exeter, The Hall, Stepcote Hill, Exeter EX1 1BD, UK

About the event

About Anthony

Anthony Missen is a Co-Artistic Director of Manchester-based Company Chameleon, a Clore Fellow, a Without Walls Board Director, a member of the Greater Manchester Culture Steering Group, an Executive Member of Dance Consortia North West, a member of The UK Dance network, and part of the Manchester Cultural Leaders group. He is a founding Director of New Movement Collective and co-founder of Company Chameleon.

He received formal training at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and went onto dance with companies including Scottish Dance Theatre, Mad Dogs Dance Theatre, Cie. Willi Dorner (Vienna), and choreographers including Rui Horta, Didi Veldman and Liv Lorent.

Movement Direction credits include Dundee Rep Theatres production of Playhouse Creatures (2007) & Romeo and Juliet (2008), Oresteia at HOME Manchester (2015), Terra, the first National Theatre connections play to incorporate movement (2019), and Alice for HOME Manchester 2021.

He was the series Director for the BBC one drama series “Everything I Know About Love” by Dolly Alderton (2021/22)

Anthony has taught in most major British contemporary dance institutions, to several professional dance companies and in many countries including South Africa, Ethiopia, Israel, Trinidad, Morocco, Sweden, Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Austria. He has led many Choreographic and skills-based Residencies.

He has worked as a facilitator for The National Theatre for their Theatre Nation Partnerships programme.

His company tours extensively around the world, presenting critically acclaimed performance works in both theatre and outdoor contexts.

Their extensive learning and participation programmes are delivered locally, nationally and internationally. They work in schools, formal and informal educational settings, in prisons, musuems, libraries, and metal health secure units.

A creative, fun, and very physical weekend .

Mornings will begin with a 90-Minute intermediate/advanced level class. These will include some conditioning/strength building exercises, and floor sequences that focus on fluidity, efficiency, and finding softness whilst still generating expansive movement.

Standing sequences focus on changing dynamic and quality drawing on his experience in a multitude of dance forms and styles.

Anthony will introduce and share many starting points for improvisation, and working with a partner.

He will share tools for generating and developing movement material, and discoveries he made as a movement director working with dance and theatre.

There may be a sharing event at the end of the workshop (tbc with attendees!)A creative, fun, and very physical weekend .

Mornings will begin with a 90-Minute intermediate/advanced level class. These will include some conditioning/strength building exercises, and floor sequences that focus on fluidity, efficiency, and finding softness whilst still generating expansive movement.

Standing sequences focus on changing dynamic and quality drawing on his experience in a multitude of dance forms and styles.

Anthony will introduce and share many starting points for improvisation, and working with a partner.

He will share tools for generating and developing movement material, and discoveries he made as a movement director working with dance and theatre.

There may be a sharing event at the end of the workshop (tbc with attendees!)

Tickets

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  • Anthony Missen 2 day Workshop

    £60

    +£1.50 Service fee

    £60

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  • One day ticket - Saturday

    £50

    +£1.25 Service fee

    £50

    +£1.25 Service fee

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  • One day ticket - Sunday

    £50

    +£1.25 Service fee

    £50

    +£1.25 Service fee

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