NEW DANCE DRAMA EDUCATIONAL MASTER CLASSES

Adria Ferrali's  Master Classes are styled in Martha Graham-based technique and composed of intense floor work exercises, standing combinations, and variations across the floor. 
Young dancers learn the basics of modern dance movement and the principles of "Contractions, Oppositions, and Spirals". 
Pupils also perform and examine in detail classical variations and understand technical and stylistic evolutions of this discipline in the twentieth century. 
The Graham method has brought a renewal in the theater and the arts from America throughout the world, changing the structure of classical dancer's movement and shaping the body through expressive and meaningful gestures, giving prominence to elegance, dynamism, and deep artistic creativity.
Such knowledge will increase the physical potential of the dancers and will provide a stimulus to their deep and original creative impulses. 


Lessons are perfect for the work of young dancers and develop an awareness of the breath supporting proper alignment of the spine by strengthening the muscles of the deep plane of the trunk.
The cornerstone of the method is the strengthening of the center and the improvement of flexibility.


 

Theory Classes

The lectures guide the dancers to study the history and the development of contemporary dance and the evolution of style. The methodology examines the fundamental bases and various choreographic compositions with related training stages of representation. The lectures present video projections and information material.

 

 

 

Training Workshop for Modern Dance Teachers

 

The workshop is composed of masterclasses for dance teachers and advanced students who aim to refine and broaden their knowledge and professionalism and is particularly suitable for those who seek to teach or already teach modern dance techniques. The program faces the methodology of the Graham-based technique style developed successfully by Miss Ferrali around Europe, the USA, and Russia through very well known dance Academies and Theaters such as the Royal Danish Ballet School, the School of the Teatro Alla Scala Milano, the University College of Dance in Stockholm, the Balletakademien of Gothenburg in Sweden, the Kemerovo State University of Siberia, the Boston Conservatory and more.

 

The course alternates between moments of theoretical training and training practice.

1) Theory and practice of a Graham-based Dance technique: floor work/ standing work and traveling across the floor (the fundamental principles of movement)

2) Anatomy and physiology of a dancer, principles of correct posture and dynamics for a long-lasting career

3) Pedagogy

4) Dance history notes and Videos

Classes promoted by New Dance Drama are open to professionals and young students:

 

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