Harmonic Throws Method

A weekend of juggling theory and practise with Jonathan Lardillier
10am to 4pm, 19-20 May, 2018

The purpose of this method is to help jugglers to progress technically in a fun and enjoyable way based on a strong sense of musicality. It develops the ability to play with other jugglers, but also with other disciplines working with beats, such as musicians or dancers. Continue reading “Harmonic Throws Method”

Tell Me A Story

Three days exploring narrative and character work on stage with Elisabeth Clarke-Hasters
22-24 September, 2017

Since the dawn of time, human beings have loved stories. This workshop examines various methods of creating a character and constructing a coherent story for it. It will show the ‘dramatic curve’, how to keep your audience invested in your character, and the danger of ‘too many ideas’. Continue reading “Tell Me A Story”

Waves and Frequencies – Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger

Waves and Frequencies, a neverending process
A 5 day dance workshop with Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger
1-5 August 2017. 12pm – 5pm

AragoRn Boulanger a.k.a BishoP will share his technical development of waving through what’s called « WindStyle ». This technique is based on three principles used to explore and master the circulation of movement through and inside the physical body. Continue reading “Waves and Frequencies – Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger”

Writing Juggling – Denis Paumier

A 5 day juggling workshop with Denis Paumier
10am – 5pm, 16 – 20 May, 2017

We will approach juggling through its mathematical notation: siteswap. By shuttling back and forth between theory and practise, allying movement and rhythm, body and props, we will develop a composition method for solo and group juggling. We will go through all stages from learning to performing. Continue reading “Writing Juggling – Denis Paumier”

From Mood to Mode – Physical comedy with Joanna Bassi

3 Day clowning and physical comedy workshop with Joanna Bassi
10am – 5pm, March 31st – April 2nd

“We can all be funny once – it’s the second time that counts.”
Joanna Bassi

The work focuses on character development, personality and presence enhancement especially for circus and street artists, whether they interact with the public or not. Continue reading “From Mood to Mode – Physical comedy with Joanna Bassi”

Matthias Romir – February 3 – 5, 2017

After an immensely popular workshop in 2016, Matthias Romir is back!

Expressive Juggling Workshop
Discover the potential of catching and throwing as a powerful individual artistic language. The workshop is open to anyone working with any kind of props, but willing to spend some time with clubs and balls. We will look at different techniques with clubs and balls and we will transfer what we achieve to the participants’ favourite props and to their own work. Continue reading “Matthias Romir – February 3 – 5, 2017”

Residency with Critical Mess

We are please to announce that our first residency will be with Critical Mess – fifteen ball jugglers brought together from around Europe under the direction of Stefan Sing.

Still in the early stages of creation, Critical Mess will take two weeks at Katapult to create and develop material, before offering two showings on the evenings of Friday 14th and Saturday 15th October.

More details to follow.

Matthias Romir – January 16-18, 2016 – Berlin Workshop

Expressive Juggling Workshop – Matthias Romir
Discover the potential of catching and throwing as a powerful individual artistic language. The workshop is open to anyone working with any kind of props, but willing to spend some time with clubs and balls. We will look at different techniques with clubs and balls and we will transfer what we achieve to the participants’ favourite props and to their own work. Continue reading “Matthias Romir – January 16-18, 2016 – Berlin Workshop”

Sakari Mannistö – 22-24 January 2016 – Berlin Workshop

Sakari
Sakari is a juggler, a circus artist and artistic director and founder of Agit-Cirk. Sakari concentrates his work in finding his own style of performance and performing of alternative styles of circus arts. He has performed with his own productions at festivals and in various events both in Finland and abroad. He has become an iconic Finnish juggler. Continue reading “Sakari Mannistö – 22-24 January 2016 – Berlin Workshop”

Mikel Ayala – January 8-10, 2016 – Berlin Workshop – SOLD OUT

Mikel has spent 15 years studying the relationship between object, juggler and scene. He has trained at: Circomedia (Bristol), Carampa (Madrid) and Lido (Toulouse), being taught by jugglers such as Rod Laver, Haggis McLeod, Sam Veale, Donald Grant, Luke Wilson, Sean Gandini, Walid El Yafi, Churun, Viktor Kee, Stefan Sing, Maksim Komaro, Sylvain Cousin, Jive Faury, Morgan Cosquer, Etienne Manceau, Iris. Later, he studied a different approach to objects from Philippe Genty: “théâtre d’objet” working with materials, puppets, scenography. Continue reading “Mikel Ayala – January 8-10, 2016 – Berlin Workshop – SOLD OUT”

Andre Hidalgo – London Workshop – December 5th-7th 2014

Introduction

This workshop will be about waves and slow motion and how to eventually be aware of extra objects like balls, clubs, hoop etc.

The days will be punctuated by short or long, group or solo impro allowing the student to critique the technique of both others and themselves in terms of what they see, where are the mistakes and how someone manages their weight. Developing tools for analysis and self-analysis is very important to improve in any discipline.
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