Hofesh Masterclass

Groove. Totality. Energy. Emotion.

STRUT Dance are welcoming dance and physical theatre artists into the studio for a masterclass on the work of Hofesh Shechter.

About the Masterclass

Join Hofesh in the Yard lead artist Sam Coren to learn about Hofesh Shechter’s movement fundamentals – Groove & Rhythm, Totality, Energy & Emotion and Floorwork. Sam will share repertoire from across Hofesh’s works, his older pieces alongside more recent works, creative tasks and his imagery, providing a fascinating insight into Hofesh’s creative process.

This workshop is presented in partnership with STRUT Dance.

Who You Are

We’d love for you to submit an EOI if you:

  • Are a dance or physical theatre artist aged 16+
  • Live in Western Australia

Workshop Details

Date: Thursday 20 February 2020

Time: 11am – 1:30pm

Venue: Middar Room, State Theatre Centre of WA

Cost: FREE!

Expressions of Interest

To participate in this workshop you need to:

Important Dates

Monday 10 February 2020           Expressions of Interest close

Friday 14 February 2020              Notification of masterclass participation

Thursday 20 February 2020         Masterclass

Training: London Contemporary Dance School. Graduated with a first class honours degree in 2009.
Before Hofesh Shechter Company: Yesterday and 7734 (Jasmin Vardimon Company). Research and development projects with Jose Vidal and Ultima Vez.

Joined Hofesh Shechter Company: 2011.

For Hofesh Shechter Company: Uprising, In Your Rooms, Political Mother, Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut, Survivor, No Way But Down (Choreographer), Sun 

Sam is a performer, photographer and choreographer, based in London, photographing regularly as a freelancer and creating whenever given the opportunity.

STRUT Dance is the national choreographic centre based in Perth, Western Australia and provides globally benchmark development, collaboration and presentation opportunities to the Asia Pacific independent dance and physical theatre sectors. STRUT has been rolling out its multi-year partnership with the Hofesh Shechter Company since 2017, which culminates in the 2020 Perth Festival presentation of his repertoire with an innovative space activation event in the State Theatre Centre of WA – Hofesh in The Yard.

You can find out more about Hofesh in The Yard and purchase tickets here.


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