Global Staff Juggling – Romain ‘Meast’ Marguaritte

Three days of staff juggling with Romain ‘Meast’ Marguaritte
14-16 June, 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

During these three days of intensive training we’ll go through the basics of Staff juggling, exploring different techniques as throws, contact and manipulation progressively with one staff, two then three staffs. We’ll focus firstly on moves specific to the staff object and on the body movement coming along the object, then the last day on 3 staff juggling advance focusing on the basic cascades (throws and contact) then on sequences mixing the different concepts we explored the days before. Continue reading “Global Staff Juggling – Romain ‘Meast’ Marguaritte”

Harmonic Throws – Jonathan Lardillier

Juggling workshop with Jonathan Lardillier
11-12 May, 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Minimum level: Three ball cascade, good music feeling and/or good site swap knowledge is a welcome extra.

The purpose of the Harmonic Throws 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 with beats as musicians or dancers. It also helps to better understand the fundamentals of juggling. It combines learning, creativity and pleasure. Continue reading “Harmonic Throws – Jonathan Lardillier”

Windstyle – Level 2 – Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger

5 days of Windstyle dance with Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger
2pm – 7pm, 22-26 April, 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

In this session, we will go deeper into the Windstyle practice in terms of technique, requirement, and meaning; getting closer to the way that Aragorn and his company are regularly practicing it in life, and using it in their artistic works. Continue reading “Windstyle – Level 2 – Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger”

Opium_take me somewhere good – Creation with Firenza Guidi – NoFit state Circus


Eight days of new creative residency directed by Firenza Guidi – NoFit state Circus
13 – 20 April 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

The workshop/creation is open to actors, circus performers, dancers, musicians, visual artists and technicians from all disciplines and to all those with a desire to embark on a multi-faceted creative journey. Continue reading “Opium_take me somewhere good – Creation with Firenza Guidi – NoFit state Circus”

Your Creative Space 2.0

Three days of ‘Michael Chekhov acting technique’ with Anna-Katharina Andrees
1-3 March, 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

Tools for circus artists and performers in new circus.

After the introductory workshop at Katapult, we will continue our exploration with the Michael Chekhov Technique – focusing on imaginary movement and atmosphere. It is not necessary to have done the introduction. Basic tools will be repeated. Continue reading “Your Creative Space 2.0”

Map of Tact

Three days of dance contact with Sharon Fridman
1-3 February, 2019
Wilhelminenhofstr 91, 12459 Berlin

In this workshop we will share the most relevant aspects of the contact as a method of scenic composition with participants. Sharon has been working with these aspects throughout his career as a philosophical approach to the understanding of human relations. Continue reading “Map of Tact”

Effortless Flight

Three days of partner acrobatics with Roxy Kühn and Amir ‘Moody’ Modaï
7-9 December, 2018
Wilhelminenhofestr 91, 12459 Berlin

Practicing Partner- Acro can be fun, uplifting, playful and safe! Still, many times we get frustrated, injured, tire quickly or work in ways which contribute little to our progress.
In this workshop, we will work with each student/ couple in their own level and rhythm Continue reading “Effortless Flight”

Juggling(manipulation) with Body(manipulation)

3 days of movement and manipulation with André Hidalgo
26-28 October, 2018
Wilhelminenhofestr 91, 12459 Berlin

This workshop is designed for people who are interested in all type of practices involving a body in relationship with object(s) or the opposite.

We will explore the body in many ways with and without objects to have a better understanding of how we can play with it. Continue reading “Juggling(manipulation) with Body(manipulation)”

Movement Consciousness and The Language of Objects

A week exploring how objects influence movement, expression and creation with Benjamin Richter
10am – 4.30pm, 1st-5th October, 2018
Wilhelminenhofestr 91, 12459 Berlin

If the object could move by itself, how would it move?
How does this object – my body – want to move?
How can my body communicate with the other objects?
How can this dialogue create choreography? Continue reading “Movement Consciousness and The Language of Objects”

Your Creative Space

Three days of ‘Michael Chekhov acting technique’ with Anna-Katharina Andrees
28-30 September, 2018
Wilhelminenhofestr 91, 12459 Berlin

This is a workshop is for all circus artists and performers who are interested in getting more tools for presenting on stage what you want to reach and how you want to touch your audience emotionally. Continue reading “Your Creative Space”

Deconstructed Handstand

A weekend of technical and creative handbalancing with Verena Schneider
7-9 September, 2018

For handbalancers – dancers – movers – acrobats

In this workshop I will share my way of training, combining both technical and creative approaches. Studying in LE LIDO (Centre des Arts de Cirque de Toulouse) and graduating as handbalancer passionate about dance, I am interested to find the movement and balance in between. Continue reading “Deconstructed Handstand”

Deep Juggling

Five days of juggling with Stefan Sing
27-31 August, 2018

The juggling workshops of Stefan Sing are known worldwide. As one of the pioneers in vitalising the art of juggling, and more than 25 years experience in teaching, from beginners to professionals, everybody can take massive inspiration as well as technical progress out of this class. Continue reading “Deep Juggling”

Windstyle Program 2018 – Level 2

5 days of Windstyle dance with Aragorn ‘Bishop’ Boulanger
2pm – 7pm, 19-23 June, 2018

We are happy to program a level 2 Windstyle workshop, addressed exclusively to people who have already taken, at least once, any other Windstyle workshop with Aragorn before.
Now that the community of Windstyle has grown, we assume it is time to propose the next level to those wishing to develop further. Continue reading “Windstyle Program 2018 – Level 2”

Decoding Motion

Learn and discover new ways to improve and expand your movement intelligence – a weekend with Iftach Vardi.
11am – 5pm, 9-10 June, 2018

Decoding traditional exercises and practices from different disciplines from the worlds of martial arts, dance, soft acrobatics, competition sports and more. Continue reading “Decoding Motion”

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”

Contact juggling: Unity of Movement

Three days exploring physical qualities and finding the unity between body, ball and stage, with Van-Kim Tran
6pm-9pm Friday, 10am-4pm Saturday/Sunday, 4-6 May 2018

Chose your habits!

Sometimes, we do things and we know why. Most of the time, we do things and we are not even aware of it. Through practice and experiments, we will find an efficient and harmonious contact juggling. Continue reading “Contact juggling: Unity of Movement”

Organic Juggling meets Dance

A 5 day dance and juggling workshop with Stefan Sing and Cristiana Casadio
10am – 4pm, 4-8 December 2017

“If you want to juggle better, learn to dance.” – Stefan Sing

This workshop will explore the intrinsic connection between throwing objects and body movement, combining the Organic Juggling techniques of Stefan Sing with the choreographic and rhythmic qualities of contemporary dance, taught by Cristiana Casadio. Continue reading “Organic Juggling meets Dance”

Balinese Masks

A weekend of mask theatre with Maria Eugenia Blanco
14h-18h, 2-3 December, 2017

Masks, for the Balinese, may serve as lightning rods, to collect, momentarily, a portion of the cosmic energi, the vital life of the universe.
This workshop is a theater exploration, and an approach of creation with masks. Continue reading “Balinese Masks”

Creative Simplicity

Three days of developing material with Peter Sweet
27 (evening), 28 & 29 October 2017

What if all of the ideas that you will ever need are already present in your movement?

What happens when you clear away the extra noise and invest yourself completely in each action?

In this workshop we will practice the fine art of listening to what we already have and developing it to its fullest potential. Continue reading “Creative Simplicity”

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”

Organic Acrobatics

A five day dance workshop with Alex ‘El Greco’
10am-2.30pm, 4-8 September 2017.

The goal of this class is to expand our body’s capacity for movement, developing potency, versatility and creativity.

We will be building a vocabulary of movement based on acrobatics, setting the basics for the body to be able to move with freedom through all the levels, axes and directions. Continue reading “Organic Acrobatics”

EquiLibre

A weekend of handstands with Anne-Julia Neumann
12pm – 3pm, 19-20 August, 2017

A handstand workshop for everyone who likes to discover the world upside down. The workshop combines technical coaching with focus on creative ways to achieve each student’s own handstand goals: new methods of training, balance tips and also research of personal movements. Continue reading “EquiLibre”

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”

Contemporary Acrobatics – Yotam Peled

A weekend dance acrobatics workshop with Yotam Peled
15-16 July 2017. 11am – 2pm

What are contemporary acrobatics to me? Risk taking, tricking, breaking the form, implementing virtuosity in flow? Above all, being able to understand technique through physical experience, being
kind to your body and at the same time pushing it, exploring the maximum but using the minimum necessary. Continue reading “Contemporary Acrobatics – Yotam Peled”

Instinct As A Source Of Movement – Roberto Olivan

A 5 day contemporary dance workshop with Roberto Olivan
12th – 16th June, 2017

By learning and using many different kinds of dance techniques Roberto Olivan discovered their limitations for artistic expression. Whilst accepting the necessity for these conventional techniques, he knows that using them exclusively curtails freedom in the dance and the dancers. Continue reading “Instinct As A Source Of Movement – Roberto Olivan”

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”

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”

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”

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.
Continue reading “Andre Hidalgo – London Workshop – December 5th-7th 2014”