8 Feb 2022, 6:30 p.m.
Venue: ONLINE

 

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Playground

A workshop designed for kids aged 9-12 years, the session will be packed with fun and lots of creative learning.

Friday,18 Feb 2022 | 6-8 p.m.

Ten days after the screening, Attakkalari will be hosting a two-hour-long intensive titled Playground. It will be led virtually from Sweden by the Memory Wax team with  dance teachers from Attakkalari coordinating it for participants in the studio.

 

The workshop's main themes are Cooperation, Creativity and Playfulness and the team from Memory Wax will teach students to create interaction, dance and movement using everyday objects. We believe that attending this session which mixes creativity with dance will be a good experience for young minds who need a breather from just staring at screens all the time.

SCREENING & CONVERSATION for kids (9+)
Inside Out

Inside Out is a 30-min-long dance duet that uses the wooden frame as an object and a metaphor. The dance piece seeks to find answers to seemingly profound questions such as: Who are we? What is outside and who is inside?

 

But it does this by using square wooden frames and tree branches as props to create stories and narratives. By using simple objects, Inside Out shows how trust and friendship can be developed with a bit of play, creativity and cooperation. It is a heart-warming performance that will leave you  with a hint of wonder and a sense of hope: Things that everyone, especially young kids who have had to spend the past two years cooped up, could do with. This screening will be followed with a conversation with the makers of the dance piece:  Miguel Azcue, Jonas Örknér, Daniel Staley and Johanna Johnson.

Meet The Facilitators

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Jonas Örknér

Jonas has worked as a freelance dancer since 2003 with companies and theaters such as Carte Blanche in Norway, Regiontheater West (SE), Dansstationens Tourcompany (SE), Månteatern (Moon theater) in Lund (SE), Memory Wax and with Tina Tarpgaard's Recoil Performance Group in Copenhagen among others. He also creates his own choreographies and is the founder of the salsa group Mambo Vikings.      

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Daniel Staley

Daniel has worked as an actor for several years in both theater performances and on film as well as a drama and dance pedagogue. At CultureCenter Skane, Daniel worked as a drama teacher from 2000-2010 and at Theater across the borders as a dance teacher for 7 years, a cultural project aimed for adults with mental illness. He also gives appreciated classes with liberating dance for all ages. Daniel have been working with Memory Wax since 14 years.

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Miguel Azcue

Born in Cuba in 1967 but has been constantly on the move during his upbringing and also calls Ecuador and Mexico home and now Sweden since 20 years. His dance education started at the Escuela Nacional de Danza in Cuba and then continued his studies at the University of Utah in the USA. He has worked as a dancer in various professional dance companies around the world. 2004 he started together with Johanna Jonasson the dance company Memory Wax in Malmö/Sweden and has since then created high quality danceperformances for all ages.