contemporary dance

Contemporary dance is a dance performance genre that developed during the mid twentieth century and has since grown to become one of the dominant genres for formally trained dancers throughout the world, with particularly strong popularity in the U.S. and Europe. Although originally informed by and borrowing from classical, modern, and jazz styles, it has since come to incorporate elements from many styles of dance. Due to its technical similarities, it is often perceived to be closely related to modern dance, ballet and other classical concert dance styles.

In terms of the focus of its technique, contemporary dance tends to combine the strong and controlled legwork of ballet with modern dance's stress on the torso, and also employs contract-release, floor work, fall and recovery, and improvisation characteristic of modern dance. Unpredictable changes in rhythm, speed, and direction are often used, as well. It sometimes also incorporates elements of non-western dance cultures such as elements from African dance including bent knees, or movements from the Japanese contemporary dance Butoh.

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Suomi100

Finland in December 2017 celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. On this occasion, throughout the year 2017, various events, concerts, exhibitions and other events throughout Finland will take place. Celebrations commenced on 31 December 2016 in Helsinki at a magnificent festival attended by some 130,000 visitors. The program was prepared for all ages. Approximately 1,000 people and 300 performers participated in its preparation. The main theme of the evening was Together / Spolu.

MIMO

Modular dance installation MIMO is a project that aims to - physically - communicate through new forms of contemporary dance and digital media. Installation wishes with its extraordinaryness and new expression means, dynamics of energy and movement, emotional diversity, or mental acrobatics of man. Man with his transformations in an adventurous way from a socially - arid area to a new world. World in which stressful and fast life is under the technology. Factors that affect people so much that they become uncontrollable, "crazy" beings with unpredictable responses.

Pure

PURE dance performance without the story, focusing on the rim of physicality. Two dancers ponukajte their body's own presence to investigate the purity observed as a presence on stage. Body straightforward story idea. Itself is strong enough medium. Purity movement is often more telling than words, is not we focus on the creative process. Rights of the human body was for us especially "character" in discovering unusual movement skill virtuosity.

Investment deposit

Between the wind and the hurricane between drought and flood, the headless risk and ordinary fear is an opportunity to gain favorable interest rate of 2.4% per annum and the opportunity to multiply it. Investment deposit of an expert on investment. Visual artists Lukas Matejka and Pavol Soukal of the civic association TRAKT together with young dancers Radoslav Piovarči participated in the realization of this exciting creative TV commercials, which resonated in the media. Project was known under the thumb of Czech Advertising maker Tomas Masin.

Festival of light and shadow

2nd year of the event Festival of light and shadow took place in Banská Bystrica and followed a positive feedback from the first year in 2015. In 2016 festival presented architectural and historical contexts from another perspective.

Dust

In late May, viewers could experience the dance-theater performance with elements of digital projection PRA(C)H - DUST in English. The young choreographer and director Radoslav Piovarči of Liptov region create a performance full of faces, tenderness, passion, and humility taming a combination of dance students Private Conservatory in Liptovský Hrádok with new image-visual media of the third millennium.

Night wanderings across Batovce

Theatre Pôtoň prepared for Saturday, July 18, 2015 an extraordinary outdoor cultural program. Intention of project Nočné potulky Bátovcami / Night wanderings across Batovce was to revive interesting old places in village Bátovce, the royal city with many historical and cultural monuments. The first stop of wandering , the former mansion Schneidriana, was revived by dance performances Debris Company with live music by Szilay & Pospiš & Harvan.

H&M Residence Budapest

TRAKT (Michaela Bottková) spent the second weekend of November in Budapest, Hungary, where she joined the ongoing dance workshop and a choreographic residency of the Hopes and Memories project. Participants had during these 10 days opportunity to work on a common choreography, and gain knowledge of their different approaches. They also worked at conceptual basis-motion line for the final project Hopes and Memories.

H&M Residence Durban

As part of an international project Hopes and Memories, in which TRAKT represents one of the five partner organizations, our visual team will be participate for two years on a common formation of multidisciplinary of artwork that is based on prohibited opera "The Barrier" composed by Jan Meyerowitz in, 1949.
 

Skyway

Lighting Up the Wonders of the Elements. In its third edition, SKYWAY ’11 draws the analogy between the richness of the experience that light based art delivers and wonders of the world opened up through our understanding of the Elements of the Universe. The classical four elements – Earth, Water, Air, and Fire – are common to many philosophical traditions around the world and form powerful metaphors of forces fundamental to life on Earth.

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