Ignition dance classes going well in Shetland
26 November 2012
The first in a series of creative dance
classes led by John Morris as part of Ignition went very well
last week, and more people are being invited to take part in the
class - no dance experience necessary.
Ignition is a project led by Wils Wilson
(Director) and John Haswell (Associate Director) in Shetland, from
October 2012 to March 2013. Over the course of 7 months,
Shetlanders are being invited to explore our bittersweet
relationship with the car - how it shapes us, defines us, supports
us, frees us, challenges our attitudes towards our dwindling
resources, and, sometimes, kills us. Spurred by the tragic death in
November 2007 of Stuart Henderson, a young 18 year old Shetlander,
in a car crash, Ignition explores the
global and personal impact that our reliance on the car and its
fuel has on our lives.
The dance classes explore our relationship
with the car through creative dance and everyday movement. They are
informal workshops which include improvising, having fun with
movement, and creating dance material together.
Classes run weekly on a Wednesday evening.
The next class will take place on Wednesday this week
(28th November), followed by two more weeks of classes
until we break for Christmas. The classes run between 7pm and 9pm
in the Mareel Auditorium.
John Morris said: "The class is off to a
good start - we're learning movement and starting to make up our
own dances, however there are still spots available and I'd
like anyone who thinks they might be interested in
taking part to come along and join in."
To register your interest in joining the
class, please call Shetland Arts on 01595 743 843 or email email@example.com.
The class is 18+ only. Open to all
abilities and no dance experience necessary. Please wear loose
clothing and bring water to drink.
Find out more about Ignition: www.facebook.com/groups/NTSIgnition
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