The Basque dancer Iratxe Ansa has directed a dance workshop at Convexus Mexico

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2014-05-26

The dancer and choreographer Iratxe Ansa, from Donostia, has offered a workshop about contemporary ballet in Mexico, between 12-23 May, at the opening of Convexus’ activities, a dance training directed by Francisco Rojas.

The artist, who has worked together with several well-known dancers such as William Forsythe, Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato or Rafael Bonachela, said at the interviews she did in Mexico that as a choreographer, she asks the dancers to feel and visualize the dance in a different way.

Iratxe makes use of the emotions to show the audience that what the dancers express with their bodies is real. She works focusing on understanding the bodies, and on visualizing different stories and colors in order to live a real experience on the stage.

Convexus is an independent organization based in Mexico City, dedicated to produce, experiment, innovate and promote new expressions of contemporary ballet, current dance and crossover with other disciplines whereas artistic (such as architecture or visual arts) and from diverse human knowledge.

The dancer and choreographer Iratxe Ansa, from Donostia, has offered a workshop about contemporary ballet in Mexico, between 12-23 May, at the opening of Convexus’ activities, a dance training directed by Francisco Rojas.

The artist, who has worked together with several well-known dancers such as William Forsythe, Jirí Kylián, Nacho Duato or Rafael Bonachela, said at the interviews she did in Mexico that as a choreographer, she asks the dancers to feel and visualize the dance in a different way.

Iratxe makes use of the emotions to show the audience that what the dancers express with their bodies is real. She works focusing on understanding the bodies, and on visualizing different stories and colors in order to live a real experience on the stage.

Convexus is an independent organization based in Mexico City, dedicated to produce, experiment, innovate and promote new expressions of contemporary ballet, current dance and crossover with other disciplines whereas artistic (such as architecture or visual arts) and from diverse human knowledge.

 

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