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Jun 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Czech dancer and choreographer Jiří Bartovanec from Sasha Waltz Dance Company offers a masterclass for professional dancers.


To request a place please contact: devilliers@czechcenter.com.

This workshop is presented as part of the Prague-New York Effects flagship project.

The Third Effect features Helga Davis actress, singer, and Jiří Bartovanec –Czech dancer & choreographer who will create an original performance duet.

Under the guidance of the program director of Czech Center New York, Miřenka Čechová, they will perform their ground breaking collaboration at JACK, Brooklyn after their residency at Czech Center New York in April as part of the Thomas M. Messer Bohemian Creative Hub.

Jiří Bartovanec

In Berlin, he worked  with Farhad Payar and  Yasmine Kalifa on Jack & Harun. In 2004 he danced in Mindgarden by Jochen Roller and in Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda and the dance film Circulatura by Mirella Weingarten. He participated in Mayim Mayim and danced in Human Writes by William Forshyte. He has worked with Sasha Waltz since 2003 and has danced in noBody, insideout, Dido & Aeneas, Medea, Jagden und Formen, Continu, and Matsukaze and took part in Waltz´s Dialoge projects. His first solo When my mind is rocking, i know it´s 7 was presented by Sasha Waltz & Guests. His solo Aneho premiered in Ludwigshafen, 2010. He participated in MusicTANZ-Carmen, a 2012 educational project of Berliner Philharmoniker. Bartovanec danced in Waltz´s Sacre and L´Apres-midi d´un faune, and in 2014 exhibition Sasha Waltz Instalations Objects. He presented his work GLOBE (2014) in Prague which was nominated for Czech Dance Platform. In 2015 he worked with MAMAJEANGKIM in Seoul giving workshops. He has worked with Spitfire Company  for Sniper´s Lake . He also developed a site- specific project with Berliner Charite Raumausloten. His work Entropy premiered at Czech Center NY and the Moving Sound Festival. His latest choreography Lessons of Touch was in collaboration with Tantehorse in Prague. Jiri Bartovanec teaches at Duncan Centre Conservatorium in Prague.



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Jun 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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