Contemporary Intermediate with Claire Benson – Summer 2022

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26th April — 12th July 2022
Running time: 60 minutes
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Study different contemporary dance techniques, stimulate creativity and musicality.  Intermediate Classes with Claire work at a faster pace! 

Teacher Bio

Claire trained at the London Studio Centre and has been dancing and teaching professionally since 2001. As a professional dancer, she has worked for various dance companies; most notably for Motionhouse where she enjoyed over eight years with the company, helping to create over ten original works and touring globally. In 2012, she established Motionhouse Youth and due to her passion for teaching and working with young people, she was appointed the role of Lead Artist – Creative Projects and Participation. 

After relocating to Dorset in 2016, Claire enjoys a wide range or creative projects and works exclusively as a freelance dance artist and performer. 

As a juggler of all things creative, her freelance work allows her to continue to create and choreograph digitally whereby she works alongside her partner Dan Tucker, a film maker and landscape photographer. As a passionate teacher, Claire is heavily involved with the Arts University Bournemouth where she teaches various components of the degree course including Contemporary Technique and Choreography. As a massage therapist, Claire uses her understanding of touch and the human physiology to help teach partnering skills, contact improvisation and lifting techniques. Claire became the director of Co-Evo, adult dance company at Pavilion Dance South West in 2017 and also leads the PDSW’s contemporary intermediate class.

Claire has also been commissioned by PDSW to create a solo piece of work for children and their grown ups to be premiered in October 2021. Her Show ‘Plastic Paradiso’ will be an exciting new adventure that will help to raise awareness of plastic pollution. 

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Tue 24 May 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 31 May 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 7 June 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 14 June 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 21 June 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 28 June 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 5 July 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50
Tue 12 July 2022
Good availability
Starts 18:00
Ends 19:00
Adult
6.50

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