About Tanztheater Beginners with Adrian Look

Classes start on Wed 17th April 2024 and run until Wed 3rd July 2024 (excluding Wed 29th May due to half term)

Develop expression through movement with Tanztheater

Tanztheater is a dance technique that combines elements of ballet and contemporary dance in a dramatic environment. It was developed by iconic choreographer Pina Bausch.

Starting with a short game, you will learn to combine technique and improvisation to express a varied range of emotions. This will be followed by exercises to enhance body awareness and musicality accompanied by live music from Thomas Broda.

You will have the opportunity to tie everything together with choreography. It is a technical class, encouraging individual expression and a general level of fitness.

This class is suitable for beginners and will be taken at a slower pace with less complexity than the intermediate class.

class details
  • Enrol for the term for £140.00 to save and guarantee your place or drop-in for £14.00 per class (concessions available)
  • We encourage you to get in touch with us if you have any access requirements to ensure our classes are delivered in the most inclusive way possible. You can find an outline of our access information here. 
  • Please arrive on time - unfortunately we are unable to accommodate participants who are more than 15 minutes late as the warm-up is an important part of the class.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges, unless there are extenuating circumstances. You can read our booking Terms & Conditions here.
about your teacher

Adrian Look is a dance artist and lecturer for Tanztheater based in London. He is also the artistic director and choreographer of Tanztheater Adrian Look (TAL), founded in 2014. TAL performed at Sadler’s Wells, Stratford Circus and The Place. Adrian studied Dance Theatre (Tanztheater) at the Folkwang University in Germany, whose alumni include Pina Bausch, Reinhild Hoffmann and Susanne Linke. After graduation, he was a soloist in the dance theatre company Tanztheater Bielefeld for three years, followed by two years of freelance projects in Germany, Switzerland and the UK. Adrian has taught workshops in contemporary dance, ballet, and improvisation for over ten years and has led classes for various professional companies, including Alvin Ailey II, Tanztheater Bielefeld and the Origen Festival in Switzerland.

In April 2014, Adrian moved to London and has since taught regular classes and workshops at The Place, Trinity Laban, Chisenhale Dance, Siobhan Davies and Greenwich Dance. Adrian is a lecturer at Morley College and The Place (evening programme) and a visiting lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire, University of East Anglia, Trinity Laban and Rambert School.

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