Friday Master Class with Gallim Dance / Georgia Usborne

Saturday, October 24 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM [EST]

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Saturday, October 24 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM [EST]

 

CLASS TAKES PLACE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 from 7:15-8:15pm EDT

For registered DTCB Students only. Please note, class is already included for Audition PLUS Package dancers, who will receive the Zoom access link via email.


 

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Eager to gain kinesthetic awareness and discover the universe of the body? This class is for you. Join Gallim Dance and explore new pathways of movement, access to the body, and self-expression. Turn on your imagination, your senses, and your groove!

ABOUT THE TEACHING ARTIST: GEORGIA USBORNE

Georgia Usborne was born in Sheffield, England. Upon graduating from Central School of Ballet, she joined Bern Ballet in Switzerland under the direction of Cathy Marston. There, Georgia worked with choreographers including Orjan Andersson, Alexander Ekman, Adonis Foniadakis, Johan Inger, Didy Veldman and Noa Zuk, and completed her MA in Contemporary Dance. Georgia joined Gallim in 2014, and has since created, performed and taught with the company nationally and internationally. She is also the founder and producer of Create:ART, a pop-up performance and residency platform for emerging artists in NYC, supported by the Brooklyn Arts Council.

ABOUT GALLIM

Brooklyn-based company GALLIM kneads movement into raw emotions, distills it from existential uncertainty and unleashes it onto unexpected paths of connection between artists and audiences. Underpinned by physicality, virtuosity and artistic director, Andrea Miller’s distinct approach to performance, the Company has an expansive language bridging theater, visual arts, music and fashion. Under the direction of founder, and choreographer Miller, GALLIM is recognized for its powerful and transcendent works, movement language and commitment to the creative praxis. Over the past decade, GALLIM has been invited to create and perform throughout the world in dance venues, museums, sites, fashion, film and festivals including The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Temple of Dendur, 3 gallery performative installation for Met Breuer, Frieze Festival collaboration with Marta Minujin , dance film Art Basel, Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris , German Festival Tanz Bremen, Teatre Grec in Barcelona, Teatros Del Canal in Madrid and the Grand Theatre de la Ville de Luxembourg, The Joyce, Jacob’s Pillow, Spoleto USA, Hermès Womens Universe and Philip Johnson Glass House, Calvin Klein, Lacoste and Vogue. GALLIM has obtained recognition from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Princess Grace Foundation-USA, The Shubert Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and New York State Council on the Arts. It has also received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President for its Brooklyn studio community programming. Visit GALLIM’s website: https://gallim.org/


Photo by Whitney Browne

 

 

Brooklyn-based dance education nonprofit Dancewave provides access to a community dance experience that encourages individuality and whole-person development throughout New York City and beyond. Through innovative programming, we use dance as an expressive vehicle for transformation. Dancewave Through College & Beyond (DTCB) is a unique nationwide event, serving hundreds of high school students annually. Providing a much-needed service to the dance industry and to high school students, DTCB offers talented young dancers the opportunity to connect, one-on-one, with renowned faculty and choreographers from colleges across the country, forming personal connections between the current generation of leading dance professionals and the next. This event helps students fully explore college dance opportunities and to assist them in navigating the college admissions process. Learn more at dancewave.org/dtcb

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