AERIAL CHOREOGRAPHY & CREATIVITY

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AERIAL CHOREOGRAPHY & CREATIVITY

from 75.00

This course is aimed at movers who want to take part in our December performance project, dates to be confirmed. Movers not already attending classes at Creation Aerial are also welcome.

Develop your creative confidence for performance and personal expression with award winning artist and creative director Emily Aoibheann.

This 5 week course will focus on methodologies for developing personal and experimental aerial choreography as individuals and as a group, using movement, music, writing, discussion and more.

Perfect complimentary to those already working on a personal practice or aerialists already attending one class per week at any aerial studio. Discounts available for Creation Aerial movers.

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About Emily:

Emily Aoibheann is an artist and aerialist from Dublin, Ireland. She is director, owner and founder of Creation Aerial studio.
Previously, Emily was co-founder and co-director of PaperDolls Performance Company, co-designing and directing the award winning Constellations with PaperDolls in 2012. Between March and May 2015, she directed and produced the first Creación programme which incorporated 14 aerial students (from 14 - 40 years of ages) and animator, Francesca Saunders. In 2014/ 2015 Emily received two bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland to develop and present a new piece of work entitled Object Piggy which premiered at Tiger Dublin Fringe, September 2015. Object Piggy won the Judges Choice Award and was nominated for Best Production and Best Design the same year. Emily presented internationally in July 2015, with Papaveraceae, a moving installation, at the Prague Quadrennial of Scenography, Performance Design and Space and subsequently at IMPACT Festival in Macedonia, November 2015. In October 2017, she shared two presentations of new work Smiling Devil, a collaboration with visual artist Liing Heaney, as part of Dublin Theatre Festival in development strand, following a residency with Dance Ireland at Dance House. in 2018, Emily was awarded an Arts Grant Fund of €87,000 towards a two year programme of work, 2018/ 2019.

‘Movement, Material and Performance’ is the title of Emily’s ongoing research project, developing a new methodology for aerial movement which draws on the unique relationship between circus and industrial technology. Her movement research draws on diverse practices including parkour, contemporary dance and martial arts. This project was funded by the Irish Arts Council. The written aspect of the research is being compiled for future publication.