Master Class: Open Company Class with Gilles Jobin Oct. 16

The Dance Centre in partnership with TSV presents:
Open Company Class with Compagnie Gilles Jobin
Thursday October 16, 2014
Level: Advanced and professional
$10 pre-reg / $15 drop in
Faris Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street
Pre-register (email by October 15 for advance price and pay $10 at the door

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Teacher Biography:

Gilles Jobin was born in Geneva and trained at the Rosella Hightower International Dance Centre in Cannes and at the Ballet Junior of Geneva. He danced for several contemporary dance companies such as Fabienne Berger and Philippe Saire in Switzerland, and Angels Margarit in Spain. He began choreographing in 1995 and since then has made eighteen works, including commissions for major companies such as Ballet du Grand Théâtre in Geneva and the Gulbenkian Ballet. His work has been seen at major venues and festivals all over Europe and his company, established in 1995, has toured to 30 countries. Gilles Jobin has made his company and his Geneva headquarters, Studios 44, a pioneering place for the recognition of contemporary dance in Switzerland, hosting international professional exchanges, daily training for dancers, educational activities and capacity building, workshops, artistic residencies, as well as projects with countries from the Southern hemisphere

Class Description:

Gilles Jobin will share the preparation class he usually does with his company. The class starts with a gentle yoga style warm up and moves on to more elaborate technical sections of movements. At the end, the participant will have the opportunity to learn phrases from QUANTUM the piece the company Gilles Jobin will present at The Dance Centre.

Note: master class participants receive a discounted ticket rate to the show of $22 (regular price $30). Sign up at the master class specifying which night you would like to attend. Ticket pick up at will call.

Photo by Gregory Batardon

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