GAGA WORKSHOP // By Chen-Wei Lee
Gaga is the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin throughout many years.
The language of Gaga originated from the belief in the healing, dynamic, ever-changing power of movement, Gaga classes are predicated on a deep listening to the body and to physical sensations.
The instructions are deployed to increase awareness of and further amplify sensation, and rather than turning from one prompt to another, information is layered, building into a multi-sensory, physically challenging experience.
Gaga provides a framework for discovering and strengthening the body and adding flexibility, stamina, agility, and skills including coordination and efficiency while stimulating the senses and imagination. The classes offer a workout that investigates form, speed, and effort while traversing additional spectrums such as those between soft and thick textures, delicacy and explosive power, and understatement and exaggeration. The language of Gaga is in a continual process of evolution, and the classes vary and develop accordingly.
In this weekend we will start with Gaga, and dive into an extended physical excises to talk and work deeper in details for the rest of the day.
• Price: 100€
• Dates: From Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th March, from 11am to 5pm
• Send your application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chen-Wei Lee (Wei-Wei), the teacher of Gaga+workshop is a Batsheva former dancer for many years under Ohad Naharin’s leadership. Chen-Wei Lee (Wei-Wei) is a Brussels based Taiwanese choreographer and freelance performer, she has been also a guest performer in different companies such as GothenborgsOperas Danskompani, Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Peeping Tom dance theatre and VOETVOLK currently.
She and Zoltán Vakulya have made the company LEE\VAKULYA together, they created several pieces with well received nominations and reviews in many places, they have toured their work in Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Hungary, Israel, UK, USA, South Korea and Taiwan etc… Their are currently in preparation of next creation Burnt which will be premiered in Belgium by Oct.