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Fri 17 Apr - Sun 19 Apr
CID - Centro Internazionale della Danza

William Forsythe’s Improvisation Technologies

William Forsythe’s “Improvisation Technologies” teachers dancers to improvise by using ideas of lines and shapes. It draws the dancer's attention outward into the space around them, and inward towards the the body’s present state. It facilitates making visually clear and interesting dance. This course will introduce the students to this system, but this is only a beginning. Once the students know the tools, there are countless ways to use it. We will try some of these ways. The last part of this workshop will help the students find new ways to find new ways.

David Kern
Dancer and choreographer, David Kern was born in New Orleans in 1959. He started dance training at the age of 16 in Los Angeles. He continues his training at the San Francisco Ballet School and joined San Francisco Ballet in 1981. He was fortunate in his early years to have been able to be in contact with and learn from many great performers going back to the days of the Ballets Russes: Alexandra Baldina Koslov, Anatole Vilzak, Andrei Tremaine, Eric Bruhn, Brian Shaw, Marge Champion, Michael Smuin, Lew Christensen and others. All this plus 8 years dancing in the San Francisco Ballet prepared him for his first contact with William Forsythe in 1986. Soon afterwards, he joined Forsythe’s Ballett Frankfurt. There he created roles in Impressing the Czar, Slingerland, The Loss of Small Detail and many other works. He continued to work with Forsythe in parallel to his own free-lance career as a choreographer. In 2005 he joined Forsythe’s newly created company where, in addition to performing, he wrote texts, computer programs and songs as a part of his collaboration with Forsythe. In 2015 Kern moved to Israel. He participated in the Zirat Machol Festival in 2016 and 2017, co-creating “Because We Love You” and “Dog Walkers” with Tamar Lamm. Kern and Lamm’s “At the Foot of the Vanishing Table” was performed at the “Curtain Up” festival in Tel Aviv as well as the 2018 International Exposure Festival. He’s part of the teaching staff of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and  Tel Aviv’s Seminar Kibbutzim


Friday 17 April 2020 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m and from 4.30 p.m to 7 p.m
Saturday 18 April 2020 from 2 p.m to 4 p.m and from 4.30 p.m to 7 p.m
Sunday 19 April 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m and from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
Where: CID - Centro Internazionale della Danza - Corso Rosmini 58, Rovereto (TN)
Level: Intermediate
Fee: 145 euro
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Early Booking: if you book by 28th February 2020, you will get a 20% discount on the registration fee.

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The registration fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Photo Alexander Zachs, Ben and Tamar Lamm, Efrat Mazor and Eli Katz