Rhythm & Dance workshops for Dancers
Jon’s ‘The Movement of Rhythm’ workshops are aimed for dancers wanting to gain a deeper understanding of interacting with rhythm.
See below for more details.
Contact Jon for further information or to book a workshop.
Download The Movement of Rhythm workshop information sheet.
The Movement of Rhythm workshops:
Explore the relationship between movement & rhythm.
Rhythm composition as a choreographic tool.
Learn a rhythmical vocabulary & develop a deeper rhythmic understanding for use in movement & choreography.
Explore different approaches to timing & tempo.
Explore & work with rhythms of different traditions.
Explore & work with rhythms of different time cycles.
Interact with an experienced professional percussionist.
Participants must be willing to:
Participate in vocal percussion.
Improvise & memorise short movement sequences.
The workshop will be suitable for all dancers / movement artists, and will be of particular benefit to those who already have a good feel for moving rhythmically.
Jon has collaborated with the following dancers & dance organisations:
Attik Dance (Plymouth) – Musical Director for ‘Clean Sweep’ Project 2007.
Frida Hilfon – collaboration at Barbican Theatre, Plymouth.
Jenny Wren ( Slanjavah Danza) – collaboration at Barbican Theatre, Plymouth.
Elena Jacinta – music for performance at Edinburgh Fringe. Video here: https://vimeo.com/28817589
Katie Holland – collaboration at Y Theatre, Leicester 2012.
Jane Wass – collaboration at Waterside Arts, Manchester. 2014 & 2016.
Shivani Sharma – ongoing collaborations with Shivani & her students since 2014.
Swindon Dance – As part of the SWMS/Swindon Dance CAT residential 2019.