winifred burnet smith 

Contemporain | Contemporary

14, 16, 21 Avril | April | 12:30

5 + 12 mai | May | 10:00

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Description de classe

Activer, articuler, suer, respirer, s’exprimer: quelques thèmes que nous explorerons dans cette classe, à travers des exercices simples et de l’improvisation dirigée. 

 

Biographie 

Directrice de répétition pour Rambert, Ancienne danseuse de Russell Maliphant Company, Ancienne danseuse fondatrice de Hofesh Shechter Company.

 

Après ses études à la Rambert School, l’École de Danse Rosella Hightower à Cannes et Codarts à Rotterdam, Winifred a commencé sa carrière comme apprentie avec la compagnie néerlandaise Galili Dance. Elle a par la suite, travaillé avec le chorégraphe Russell Maliphant. En 2007, Winifred a rencontré Hofesh Shechter et est devenue une membre fondatrice de sa compagnie où elle est restée pendant 10 ans. Elle y a interprété les créations In Your Rooms, The Art of Not Looking Back, Political Mother, Sun et Barbarians. À partir de 2012, elle est aussi devenue assistante de répétitions d’Hofesh, l’assistant sur ses créations et pour remonter des pièces sur d’autres compagnies de danse internationales, ce qu’elle continue de faire à ce jour. En 2017, Winifred a assisté Ben Duke pour sa création Goat pour Rambert et est devenue en 2018, membre de l’équipe artistique sous la direction de Benoit Swan Pouffer.

Class description

Activate, articulate, sweat, breath, express! Just a few of the themes we will be touching on in this class. We will do this through simple exercises and led improvisation.

 

Biography 

Rehearsal Director of Rambert, Former founding dancer of Hofesh Shechter Company, and Russell Maliphant Company.

 

After her training at Rambert school, Ecole de Danse Rosella Hightower in Cannes and Codarts in Rotterdam, Winifred began her career as an apprentice with the Dutch company Galili Dance.  She then went on to work with the choreographer Russell Maliphant. In 2007 Winifred met Hofesh Shechter and became a founding member of his company where she remained there as a dancer for 10 years. While in the company she was part of the creations for In Your Rooms, The Art of Not Looking Back, Political Mother, Sun and Barbarians, From 2012 she also became rehearsal assistant to Hofesh, assisting him on his creations and re-staging his works on other international dance companies, which she continues to do to this day. In 2017 Winifred assisted Ben Duke for his creation of Goat for Rambert and in 2018 became part of the Artistic team under the Direction of Benoit Swan Pouffer.