Thu, 12 May

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Exeter

Contact Improvisation with Kin Tsang

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Contact Improvisation with Kin Tsang

Time & Location

12 May, 18:30 – 20:30

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

About the event

About Contact Improvisation

Contact Improvisation is based on the physical exploration of how the body moves through its own intelligence and how two or more bodies in contact with each other can move together, a dance that fine tunes your senses and wakes up your ability to listen and respond to what is happening in the moment. Sometimes wild and athletic, sometimes quiet and meditative, it is a form open to all bodies and enquiring minds.

About Kin

UK Hongkonger, the founder of Contact Art, a contact improvisation dancer with more than 20 years of experience, a senior modern dance teacher. Kin graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 1997. After graduating, he worked in Hong Kong Ballet and set up BiLiBaLa Physical Theatre. Then he ran a dance school for ten years.

He lived in Beijing from 2016-2020. He was a full-time tutor in contact improvisation and runs continuing courses. He taught in Beijing Contact Improvisation, Hope International School, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing Houying Dance Theater. He also hosts the workshop regularly in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Xian, Chengdu, Wuhan, Fuzhou, Lanzhou, Yinchuan, Harbin, and other cities.

He has taught for many art festivals, including contact improvisation festival (TOUCH), Beijing New Dance Festival, We Festival of Future (Shanghai), Contemporary Arts Performance Season (Chengdu), Silk Road International Arts Festival (Xian). In recent years, he focuses on contact improvisation, and developing projects, courses, and workshops related to contact improvisation, including parent-child communication, adult health, and corporate team building.

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