Laura Cheesman

Måndag, onsdag och fredagar 9.30 -11.00

Vecka 2, 3, 4, 5, (7 onsdag + fredag ) 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, (15+16 , onsdag + fredag)

17, 18, 19, 20, (21 måndag + onsdag) (22 måndag + fredag) (23 onsdag + fredag)

Vecka 30 + 32 Tisdag och torsdag 9.30-11.00

"I give a well structured ballet class with a high focus on strength and musicality. My class is aimed to suite professional dancers from different genres."


Laura Cheesman received her dance training in New York at Eglevesy Sclool of Ballet and The School of American Ballet. She danced professionally with American Ballet Theater, Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Universal Ballet, Malmö Baletten and Skånes Dansteater.

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Höstens Pedagoger 2022!

David Matan

This summer training is a collaboration between Dansalliansen, Danscentrum Syd. and ILDance. Obs! No pre -registration required. If you want to participate in the repertoire class you also need to take the morning class!

Vecka 33, 15/8-19/8 Måndag till Fredag

Morgonklass GAGA 9.30-10.45

Repertoire Ohad Naharin 11.00 - 12.30

About Gaga

Gaga is the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin throughout many years, parallel to his work as a choreographer and artistic director (1990-2018) of Batsheva Dance Company.

Gaga classes are predicated on a deep listening to the body and to physical sensations. The instructions are deployed to increase awareness of and further amplify sensation, information is layered, building into a multisensory, physically challenging experience. While many instructions are imbued with rich imagery, the research of Gaga is fundamentally physical, insisting on a specific process of embodiment. Gaga provides a framework for discovering and strengthening the body and adding flexibility, stamina, agility, and skills including coordination and efficiency while stimulating the senses and imagination.

Gaga/dancers deepens dancers’ awareness of physical sensations, expands their palette of available movement options, enhances their ability to modulate their energy and engage their explosive power, and enriches their movement quality with a wide range of textures. The classes employ the specific vocabulary and skills that are part and parcel of a dancer’s knowledge. The layering of familiar skills with Gaga tasks presents dancers with fresh challenges, and throughout the class, teachers prompt the dancers to visit more unfamiliar places and ways of moving as well, unlocking the endlessness of possibilities. Dancers are guided to connect their effort to pleasure and to discover the virtue of silliness.

Ohad Naharin Repertoire

This class gives dancers an opportunity to learn excerpts of Ohad Naharin’s choreographic works and to apply their training in Gaga to the repertory.

BIO: Matan David

Matan was born in Rishon LeZion, Israel in 1982. He started dancing as a folk dancer and at the age of 15 was accepted to Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts. During these years, Matan also studied at Bat Dor Dance School, and at age 17 he attended the Juilliard summer program.

After high school, at age 18, Matan was accepted to the Batsheva Ensemble. He performed there for two years before dancing with the main company for ten more seasons. In the twelve years Matan danced in Batsheva, he was a part of some of Naharin’s greatest creations such as Three, MAX, The Hole, and many more.

From 2013-2017, Matan was the director of Batsheva – The Young Ensemble, which has become one of the leading young companies in the dance world. The year he became director, he also won the Yair Shapira award, and the ensemble was named the best performing company by Israel’s Ministry of Culture. Matan was later rehearsal director for Batsheva Dance Company between July 2022 - January 2022.

Matan has undertaken a long, meaningful process with Naharin’s movement language and is a senior teacher of Gaga. He teaches Gaga around the world and is one of the main Gaga teachers for the Batsheva Ensemble and company.

Photo credits:

Photo of Matan: Guy Nahum Levi

Gaga photos: Ascaf

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Antoinette Helbing

Vecka 34

Contemporary - Dynamic Scanning

23 - 26/8 Tisdag, onsdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00 Fredag 11.15-12.45.

"In my teaching I'm introducing a series of dynamic body scans guiding the participants awareness through a divers set of movement proposals. My practice is aiming to take the participants towards a state of physical and mental availability and readiness.

My approach to movement is strongly informed by the Feldenkrais method, as I'm currently training to become a Feldenkrais practitioner. For those classes I will experiment with and share ways of incorporating the method into my practice. I wish through the classes to foster playfulness, joyfulness, imagination, curiosity, ease and freedom. Therefore I will focus on working with movement material that allows for getting confused, getting it wrong, meeting the place of not knowing and the unstable – as places of learning and finding new ways of being with the body in


Taking point of departure in the Feldenkrais method the class will mostly offer fixed movement material. More than being creative in the choice of movement I'm interested in creativity in the execution of the movement. Using simple movement patterns to explore the process of making movements pleasurable, light and curious.

Short phrases will serve as reference movements – to give a common base on reflection through movement. In between the phrases I will insert a short Feldenkrais lesson. After the Feldenkrais practice we will return back to the short phrase to explore the material again using the information gained from the practice"


Antoinette is a German choreographer based in Copenhagen. Over the past 10 years she created numerous dance works for stage and film. Her choreographic works are driven by her deep fascination with how the body is engaged in social interaction.

This fascination leads her to explore social phenomena such as laughter, crying and the process of how humans create their self image in social interaction with others. Taking point of departure in the Feldenkrais method she has developed a choreographic practice that uses somatics as an invitation for the spectator to slow

down, to observe closely, and to establish a unified awareness through bodily sensations between performer and audience.

During the past 15 years she continuously expanded her teaching practice – giving class- es in education, to companies and to freelancers.

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Dollie Henry

Vecka 35


29/8 - 1/9 Måndag till torsdag Obs! 10.00 -11.30

SE även under fliken workshop! Detta är ett samarbete med Dansalliansen.


"The BOP Jazz Mission is to share and pass on the artistic and creative aesthetic of the jazz dance art form, bringing a realistic and relevant appreciation and exploration of creative Jazz dance theatre, techniques, skills and individual expression that are at the heart of the Jazz dance genre.

All this and more within the highly energised and nurturing environment, that is BOP Jazz Theatre Company.

The Daily Schedule includes​ - Full BOP Jazz technical warm-up and floor exercises. The learning of selected BOP repertoire and creating of jazz dance narratives.

Every day is a full day of BOP Jazz learning, sharing and being part of a community - You are in for a TREAT Dancers!! "


Body of People Jazz Theatre Company aka BOP is a truly unique UK based Jazz Dance, Music and Theatre Company. Founded in 1996 by Jazz Artist and Choreographer - Dollie Henry and Jazz Trumpeter, Composer, Music Producer - Paul Jenkins.

BOP Company through the guidance of Dollie and Paul, continue to develop and produce works in collaboration with other established artistic and commercial organisations both here in the UK and internationally. Through the many strands of BOP, the company bring their feisty energy, creative flair and business sensibility to lead a diverse company that encompasses all aspects of dance, music and theatre making and media presentations.

BOP have produced, created and staged an array of theatrical jazz including - Touches of Miles, Trumpet Trilogy, A Journey of Jazz, Dizzy Heights, Duke’s Place, Echoes of Ellington, Footprints in Jazz and most recently Miles Ahead and Up Close & Personal.

The company has performed at The South Bank Centre, The Place, Bloomsbury Theatre, Emma Cons Hall, The Cochrane Theatre, Blackpool’s Opera House, The Point Theatre, Litchfield Theatre, Tyne Theatre-Newcastle, Pavilion Theatre-Exmouth, Wilde Theatre - South Hill Park Arts Centre- Berkshire, Croydon Fairfield Halls, Sadler’s Wells and Lillian Baylis Theatre & Cadogan Hall.

More recently performances at Battersea Arts and Richmix Theatre in London and the Curve Theatre, Leicester with their BOP Theatre productions – Through The Eyes of Woman and The Spirit of Jazz .

Internationally the company works have been commissioned and performed in Austria, China, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania, Lebanon, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, The Caribbean and USA. Dollie and Paul also produce and devise commercial productions that include, Musical Theatre, Cabaret, Concert Dance, Film and Video productions.

BOP as a artistic company, is dedicated to the ongoing legacy, artistic development and creative practices of the Jazz Theatre Art Form. Realised through exciting and innovative Jazz theatre performances, educational, mentoring programs and professional development for the UK Jazz Dance, Music and Theatre Community.

Together, Dollie and Paul are pushing through to provide an essential platform that facilitates the true practice and realisation of the Jazz expression and artistic delivery within a diverse and inclusive Jazz company. BOP are the catalysts for driving the UK Jazz theatre narrative forward into the 21st century.

The vision and mission of BOP is to Enlighten, Educate and Entertain through the pure essence and expression of the Jazz Art Form.

For further information about BOP follow and connect.

BOP website: www.bop.org.uk

Email: bopjazzuk@gmail.com

BOP Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BOPJAZZTHEATRECOMPANYUK

FB/IG/Twitter: @bopjazzuk |Dollie @dolliehenry

Linkedin: @BOP Jazz Theatre Company

Jazz Theatre Arts UK (Our Member Led Network in Partnership with One Dance UK for UK Jazz Arts & Artists)

www.jazztheatreartsuk.org | FB/IG: @jazztheatreartsuk

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Rumiko Otsuka


Fredag den 2/9 9.30-11.00

Modern balett

"The lesson utilizes classical ballet class structure combined with elements of modern class, such as curves, arches and release techniques to strengthen the core effectively. Center exercises consist of little longer adagio and dynamic jump & turning practices, where dancers have the freedom to put their individual interpretation of musicality and dynamics. "


After she graduated Arnhem Dans Academie in Holland 2001, started her professional career as a dancer in Norrdans(SE). She joined Skånes dans teater(SE) in 2005. She also worked different choreographers among, Recoil Dance Group/Tina Tarpgaard(DK), Zappala Danza(IT), Khamlane Halsackda(SE/UK), Somatic Noise(SE/DK), Camilla Stage(DK). She is a member of Nya Rörelsen and produces her own dance productions since 2013.

Kirstine Ilum

This morning class is intended for actors and dancers together.

A collaboration between Dansalliansen, Teateralliansen and Danscentrum Syd.

Vecka 40 Introduktion onsdag 5/10 samt fredag 7/10 8.30-9.30

Vecka 41 - 50 Måndagar 8.30-9.30 ( ej vecka 44)

Embodied movement

"Embodied movement is about exploring, sensing and listening. An embodied and explorative improvisation based practice, bringing in elements from yoga, authentic movement, Breath work and the felt experience of being a human body.

In this series of morning practice you are invited to journey into the rhythm of your own body. Allow yourself to explore and play and allow the practice to become a call to come home to yourself.

Breathing is of great importance for our ability to feel our body and our inner emotional life. It is the gateway to our emotions and the connection between body and mind that connects the conscious and the unconscious in us.

Movement nourishes our entire system, our muscles and our skeleton. Movement nourishes our emotions and helps what is stagnant to move.

Movement creates life, flow and joy. From our feet, to our organs, to our nervous system, to the soul and to the brain and all the way back"

“Our bodies are amazing, and I believe in healing and health through movement, stillness, laughter, curiosity and love. Resources that are within all of us. ”

Kirstine Ilum


Dancing, movement and meditation have always been a big part of my life. For more than 15 years, with the whole of Europe as my workplace, I have worked as a professional dancer, project manager, choreographer and educator.

Since my body has always been my primary work tool, and that I as a dance artist have often been drawn to more extreme physical expressions. I started practicing Yoga in the late 90’s. I quickly developed a loving and profound relationship with Yoga, meditation and Breathwork.

In 2015 I went through a major burnout. I ended up in an emotional limbo, somewhere where I no longer recognized myself. I was no longer true to myself and I ignored both my body's physical and mental warning signals. I lost my passion, my creative urge, my sense of humor. I was depressed. There was a turmoil of thoughts spinning SO fast that I could not hold on to any of them, nor could I just let them pass.

For me, movement (Yoga included), Breathwork, meditation, Body therapy and lots of support and love from family became my way back. However, it was not the way back to my previous, max-performing self. Today I feel that I have found balanced self that takes into account and prioritizes my body and my soul. Life is supposed to be felt and today I can allow my feelings to flow much better.

Today I have my own clinic and studio in Malmö - Balance Room where I work with Body therapy and embodiment (thought various disciplines) In addition to this - I am also part of the teaching team at TOTUM - The School of Body Therapy in Copenhagen and Malmö

Matilda Bjärum

Contemporary Release

Vecka 36 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00 Onsdag 11.15-12.45

"In the class that I offer we work fast pace with release based material and playfulness. The focus is to keep going with the body, to keep fit and challenge changing qualities and perception of space inside and outside of the body. A class that gives a daily introduction to a mix of created material, phrases and improvisation. Leaving the class I wish for the participator to have had the chance to wake up both body and mind, to be cheerful and empowered for the rest of the day."


As a dance artist Matilda works with liquid and flowing moving techniques in combination with playful ways to look at improvisational tasks. Through choreographic processes and offering of workshops the main focus lies within finding a common ground for communication and expression that engender meetings, spontaneity and exploration. She gathers inspiration from living in the UK working with a variety of choreographers at Schottish Dance Theatre as a part of her Master at LCDS, in combination with the time she spent in Netherlands during her studies and experiences she had within the freelance scene. She is now currently based in Malmö, working on choreographic projects, teaching and establishing herself in Sweden again.

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Emelie Bardon


Vecka 36, 5/9, 9/9 Måndag & fredag 11.15-12.45

Vecka 37,12/9, 16/9 Måndag & fredag 11.15-12.45

"My jazz class is strongly influenced by Simonson technique. American dancer and teacher Lynn Simonson developed the technique based on her classical ballet training, her love of jazz music, and her knowledge of anatomy. The class starts with a soft and stretchy warm-up, and continues with thorough exercises, pliés, tendues, developpés, arches and contractions, strength and mobility exercises on the floor, ending in a short dance combination. "


Emelie is a dancer and dance teacher, living and working in Malmö. She trained at Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK), Musikhögskolan i Piteå (SWE), and Palucca Schule Dresden (DE). After finishing her MEd in dance she went to New York City to do the Simonson Technique Teacher Training Certificate course. Since 2013, Emelie has been one half of the dance duo Waileth & Bardon, working with dance as art and knowledge in a vast variety of ways.


Porträtt - Felicia Korman

Vid havet - Konrad Behr

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Anna Vilhelmine Wallin

Kontakt improvisation/ Contact improvisation

V.37 13+15/9 - tisdag och torsdag kl.9.30

"I share a collection of somatic tools on how to listen and meet your own body, space and time. Techniques on how to soften, greet and move with other bodies, enter high yet gentle and effortless physicality within instant composition and flow in the practise of contact improvisation.

Through structured exercises we break down the principals of the form to find momentum through solo, pair and group work. The material includes how to meet the floor, another body and explore the point of contact. Through spirals we rise and fall in and out of physical contact.

* This class is highly technical and aimed towards dancers from different backgrounds who are curious on exploring movement leaving your own axis of balance and weight."


Anna Vilhelmine Wallin is a multidisciplinary artist, researcher and teacher. Working with dance within somatic movement practices, performance, poetry and visual installations. Born and based in Malmö. Founder of the movement research collective VENTiL8. Freelance teaching the postmodern dance Contact Improvisation at various institutions.

In her teaching she applies tools from working with the body, dancing for over thirty years. Movement practises beyond her formal training that informs her classes are Axis Syllabus, BodyMind Centering, Breathwork, Feldenkrais, Mindfulness, Physical Theatre and Shiatsu Method. Her work shares techniques on how to build awareness, presence and softness. How to understand the bodys’ layers, axis and physical directions, how to handle weight, build ergonomic work flow and momentous confidence. Her intention is to cultivate a safe space for exploration, a “yes and… / no but….” energy through attentive listening letting curiosity and joy lead the way. Through her material she wish to inspire and liberate creativity in the space of improvisation and composition.

With the love to make others move she is today enrolled in the Master program of Contemporary Dance Didactics | Choreographic Practices through Stockholms University of the Arts. In a constant state of reflection about the science and future of dance and movement.

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Jacob Walleberg

JAZZ kl.11.15-12.45

Vecka 38 19 + 23/9 Måndag och fredag

Vecka 39 30/9 Fredag

Vecka 40 3 + 7/10 Måndag och fredag

Vecka 44 31/10 + 4/11 Måndag och fredag

"På mina klasser bygger vi teknik och styrka under uppvärmningen och fokus ligger på funktionalitet.

Jag försöker mer och mer inkorporera mitt PT-tänk i klassupplägget vad gäller övningarnas syfte.

När vi väl kommer till koreografier är fokus på musikalitet, dynamik och dansglädje!"


Jacob Walleberg är utbildad dansare på Balettakademiens dansarutbildning i Stockholm samt utbildad PT genom Safe-academy. Jacob har jobbat mest som musikalartist men också bl.a. som showartist på Wallmans i Köpenhamn och två år som modern/jazzdansare i kompaniet Oslo Danse Ensemble.

Han har jobbat på Oscarsteatern, Uppsala Stadsteater, GöteborgsOperan och Malmö Opera i musikalerna La Cage aux Folles, Top Hat, Billy Elliot och Spelman på taket.

Theresa Gustavsson

Groove & Rhythm

Vecka 34, 45

Torsdagar kl.11.15-12.45

"With a strong interest in body mechanics, motor skills and rhythms I like to break down movements and challenge my body control. With the help of different styles, exercises and concepts focusing on "groove" - the relation between head, chest and hips, "rhythm" - in footwork and body poly-rhythmics, we will challenge our motor skills and body control to strive for a stronger movement freedom and understanding. Welcome!" - Theresa


Theresa is a versatile dancer who has worked in the street dance scene since 2005. Her main focus has been within the streetdance styles; Hiphop, House, Locking & Popping, however her versatility stretches beyond these. She has a strong interest in cultural dances and she has spent a lot of time on research travels learning different African and afro diasporan dances. In addition, she has been teaching at Stockholm University of the Arts, Ballet Academy Sthlm, Danscentrum and giving national and international workshops. Theresa is a active member of the streetdance community, traveling and participating in battles and events around the world, she also works hard for the Swedish scene and has been organizing over 40 events. Since 2019, she has been based in Malmö, you can find here drop-in classes on Mondays at DCS. Besides her classes she is currently working with the Non-profit organization and company AFIA, which will premier and tour with their first production called "YEBO YES!" with Dansnet Sweden March 2021.

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Heidi Vierthaler

Vecka 38

20/9 - 23/9 Måndag till Fredag Obs! kl. 11.30-13.00


Stream-Flow Method Classes

"Heidi’s inspiration for Stream Flow came from very different angles. It is the starting point for all of her teaching and choreographic work, and is integrated into both Contemporary and Ballet classes for professional dance companies and dance institutions internationally. These include :

Gothenburg DansKompani, Carte Blanche, Skånes Danstheater, Dansalliansen, The Netherlands Dans Theater summer intensive, Johannes Wieland Dance Company and many more.

Please check: www.heidivierthaler.com for a full list.

A unique and constantly evolving tool for dancers and non dancers alike, using visual imagery and tactile exercises to help release the body and heighten awareness on many levels. From simple ball imagery exploring inner and outer body, to delicate touch guidance, causing an array of dynamics, from extremely fragile to surprisingly powerful. Ideal for braking habitual movement

patterns. Her Stream-Flow method has been recognized as an effective somatic movement method that focuses on developing the individual. It has been featured in a recent publication for dance practices amongst dance institutions throughout Europe.

Practicing Dance, A Somatic orientation:

http://www.logos-verlag.de/cgi-bin/engbuchmid?isbn=4213&lng=deu&id= How the pursuit of

Accessing the individual led me to Stream-Flow: Heidi Vierthaler

Heidi’s interest lies in discovering a deeper knowledge of the body’s possibilities for the benefit of others and to continue developing her own distinctive movement language. Stream-Flow is an effective and creative approach to bridging different dance forms. The focus of the classes will be on integrating heightened inner and outer awareness as the foundation of endless initiations and physical organisations. We will work on separating the body into small sections from joint to joint and space to space. We’ll also work on movement phrases that will allow for surprising initiations,

and a richer result with less effort and a rich pallet of dynamics."

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Lenka Vagnerova

Vecka 39

26-29 september Måndag till torsdag 9.30-11.00


"Daily class would systemathicaly guid you through several movement

excercises, developed from basic principles into the very complex ones

which we will develop smoothly and logically. Step by step we would build

movement qualities, use set principles, work with coordination, dynamics,

musicality and imagination. From the floor to standing. The method „Body

as an puppet" would be a system which would guid us and teaches u show

to work with the body the most economic way."


Founder and director of the Lenka Vagnerová & Company dance theatre (2012), for which she has choreographed and directed a number of internationally acclaimed performances.

Every year, the ensemble creates new progressive authors' productions that carry elements of dance, physical, puppet and dramatic theatre. Through its activity it participates in the systematic development of the genre of dance theatre on domestic and world stages.

Existential questions, the urgency of human relationships to other beings and surroundings, play with reality and fantasy are characteristic for the production of the ensemble.

Lenka puts emphasis on the precision of theatre situations, movement qualities, supports the individuality of performers, uses the strength and dynamics of the group, looks for physical possibilities and movement limits of one's own body. Emotions, physical action, passion, risk, conflict, harmony and intuition are and have always been part of Lenka's original dance and theatrical language.

The company brings together outstanding artists such as: dancers, actors, musicians, visual artists, offers professional educational background, provides residences and internships, gives space to new theatrical forms and connects outstanding artists and creators.

The ensemble with its performances gathered during its existence a number of significant awards and nominations both in the Czech Republic and abroad, e.g.: Herald Angel Award, Total Theatre Award Nomination / The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Best Dance Performance / The Singapore Fringe Festival, The City of Pilsen Award / Skupova Pilsen International Festival, Dance Performance of the Year, Audience Award, Dancer of the Year / Czech Dance Platform Festival, several Thalia Awards, etc.

Lenka studied pedagogy of modern dance at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague under the supervision of Doc. Ivanka Kubicová.

As a choreographer and director, Lenka created a series of author's performances for Lenka Vagnerová & Company: Panoptikum, Amazones,

María de Buenos Aires, The Lešany Crib, Gossip, Sorcerer, La Loba, Riders, Mah Hunt.

As a guest choreographer and director, she has created performances for companies such as: National Theatre Prague, Staatstheater Kassel, Norrdans, City Theatre Prague, 2 Faced Dance Company UK, Minor Theatre Prague, VERVE NSDC Leeds, Viirus Theater, Accademia Nazional Di Danza Rome, etc.

Lenka also cooperates in drama, opera, or new circus projects.

Lenka is actively involved in pedagogical activates. "Her method Talk Through Your Body" simultaneously specifies the movement qualities and principles contained in Lenka's work. Lenka regularly leads workshops and teaches in theatres, schools and dance companies. She teaches for ex.: Göteborgs Operans Danskompani, Skanes Dance Theater, Ballet de Marseille, Norrdans, b12, tanz OFFensive Hannover, Danish Dance Theatre, VERVE Leeds, 2Faced Dance Company, Stopgap Dance Company, Viirus Theatre Helsinki, Accademia Nazional Di Danza Rome, Cirk Cirkör. National Theatre Prague, Academy of Performing Arts, Dance Conservatory Prague, Etc.

In 2011 and 2014/2015/2016/2017 she worked as a Rehearsal Director in the Swedish Norrdans dance company.

As a dancer she worked with choreographers and companies: Claude Brumachon-Benjamin Lamarche CCNN in Nantes, Akram Khan Company - London Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 2012, Cirk La Putyka, DOT504, Bratislava Dance Theatre, Torzo Ballet etc.

As a dancer she was nominated for the Thalia Award (2003, 2005 and 2010) three times, in 2003 she was awarded for the Nokia Dance Award/ Dance Personality Of The Year and in 2005 she was awarded the Dancer of the Year (Czech Dance Platform).

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Min Li

Contemporary / Mind/body improvisation

Vecka 40 4, 5, 6/10 Tisdag, onsdag & torsdag 11.15-12.45

"Finding the connection between the body and mind is essential for Min's class. In the class he would like to motivate the participants to stay curious, how to use different intentions to open awareness of the body, and keep discovering the possibilities of the physicality and sensation; finding the relationship between discipline and freedom, developing the personal interpretation of the movement, having an open mind to try and feel. Joy and the passion to move are very important, dance should be fun, not the mechanic routine of practice. "


Min danced with National Ballet of China, Batsheva Ensemble, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and other projects. Min has been guest teaching in different companies, Academies, open studios.... including Nederlands Dans Theater, Gothenburg Opera Dance Company, Skånes Dansteater, Akram Khan company, Scapino ballet, National theater Mannheim, Conny Janssen Danst, Codarts, Hjs Amsterdam, and more...... He would like to share his knowledge with other dancers/artists and exchange ideas.

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Tuva Hildebrand

Releasing into movement

Torsdagar 6, 13, 20, 27 oktober Obs se tid! kl.11.15-13.15

"Genom upplevd anatomi, guidat poetiskt bildspråk och improvisation utforskar denna klass din egen kropps unika intelligens, närvaro och hållbarhet. Vi saktar ned för att nå högre tempo, vi mjuknar för att komma i kontakt med vår styrka. För var dag kommer vi att utgå från en kroppsdel, som din ryggrad, huvud, bäcken, bröstkorg och lemmar. Då kroppen släpper på spänning och familjära vanor kan en handla med större frihet och artikulering. En djupare medvetenhet av kroppen, sinnet och omvärlden öppnar för nya möjligheter i sättet en väljer att dansa, kommunicera, ta beslut och vara närvarande. Klassen är inspirerad av Alexander teknik, BodyMind Centering, Open Source Forms/Skinner Releasing Teknik och Eva Karczag's arbete."


Tuva Hildebrand is a choreographer, performer and pedagogue from Skåne with extensive experience somatic dance modules such as Skinner Releasing Technique, Alexander Technique, BodyMind Centering and the work of Eva Karczag (pioneer within Release technique and somatic dance practice). During 2018-now she has been archiving the pedagogical methods of Eva Karczag through an MFA research, by also examining the work from a socio-political perspective. In 2011-2018 Hildebrand lived in New York and worked with choreographers such as Stacy Grossfield and Heather Kravas, but mostly dedicated her time to improvisational and release based practices through working closely with pioneers in the NY downtown scene such as K.J. Holmes, Stephanie Skura, Eva Karczag and many others through her time at Movement Research 2013-2016. http://tuvahildebrand.com

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Toby Fitzgibbons

Vecka 41 / 11, 13 oktober Tisdag och torsdag kl.9.30-11.00

Vecka 43 / 25, 26, 27 oktober Tisdag, & torsdag 9.30-11.00 Onsdag 11.15-12.45


"The class will have a dynamic released based feel, using phrases and choreographic sequences to warmup the body and mind, systemically. Fundamentals including the core, use of weight and breath will be worked on throughout. The class will incorporate floorwork, traveling, jumps and phrases. A sense of flow, connection with ourselves and others and tuning will be the key themes of the week. I hope we can share some good feelings, some fun and some hard work. "


Toby was a member of Scottish Dance Theatre [Janet Smith] for 8 years. Touring the UK, Europe and

beyond. Performing works by choreographers including Liv Lorent, Rui Horta, Hofesh Shechter, James

Wilton, Ina Christel Johannessen, Kate Weare and Rachel Lopez De La Nieta. Toby danced with Norrdans

[Mira Helenius Martinsson] Sweden, for 3 years, touring Sweden and Europe. Performing works by

choreographers including Ohad Naharin, Marcos Morau, Thomas Noone, Yossi and Oded, and Fernando

Melo. Toby has freelanced with Emma Martin Dance [Dublin] and with Yossi Berg and Oded Graf Dance

Theatre [Israel]. Toby Joined balletLORENT in summer 2015.

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Gwyn Emberton

Improv and sequencing hybrid class

Tisdagar & torsdagar 9.30-11.00

Vecka 42 / 18, 20 oktober

Vecka 44 / 1, 3 november

Vecka 45 / 8, 10 november

"Contemporary classes are a blend of improvisation and led-sequencing to a killer

soundtrack and sometimes the odd pop song. The first part of class focuses on exploring

and developing qualities and sensations to reach a full bodied, dynamic flow through

improvisational tasks. These are interspersed with explorations of technical tools and forms

aimed at unlocking their potential to aid our dancing. Classes end with a deep-dive with the

knowledge of the improvisations into longer, complex sequences that also hone memory,

picking-up and performance presence skills."


Gwyn has been working as a performer, choreographer, teacher and dramaturg for over 20 years.

Coming from Wales, UK, he has been living in Malmö since early 2020. Gwyn is the Artistic Director

of Jones the Dance, and recently has been freelance rehearsal director at Skånes Dansteater.

He has taught for companies such as National Dance Company of Wales, Russell Maliphant Company, Scottish Dance Theatre and Inbal Pinto in Israel, and at many international schools, for example The Place (London Contemporary Dance School), Suzanne Dellal Centre in Tel Aviv, Hong Kong Contemporary Dance Centre, and Balettakademier in Gothenburg and Stockholm as part of the collaborations with Swedish company ilDance.

In 2013, Gwyn created his own company which has since toured his mid-scale dance-theatre works across the UK. Through his choreography, he explores how to make socially and culturally conscious work that draws from the mixed heritage, culture and languages of his home country. His solo work has toured as part of the European dance network Dance Roads and he has choreographed for many cross disciplinary projects in Wales. Since 2014, Gwyn has also been an artist, dramaturg and producer for iCoDaCo (International Contemporary Dance Collective).

Gwyn continues to perform with the collaborative dance collective Light, Ladd and Emberton, creating and co-directing sited and site-responsive work that has a strong participatory edge. Gwyn has danced with choreographers/companies such as Akram Khan, Matthew Bourne, and Scottish Dance Theatre in the UK, and with Inbal Pinto in Tel Aviv, Israel, and worked with Russell Maliphant and a range of early-years choreographers as a rehearsal director and dramaturg.

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Marie Sol Sandberg


kl. 11.15-12.45

Vecka 41 Måndag & fredag 10, 14 oktober

Vecka 42 Måndag & fredag 17, 21 oktober

"Jag ger en väldigt fysisk jazz klass med fokus på hela kroppen, hela tiden. Jag gillar att leka med musiken och uttrycket och kombinerar många stilarter. Lovar svett, hopp, snurr, spark och kul!"


Marie Sol är utbildad modern- och jazzdansare från IWANSON i München. Sen hon blev klar i 2003 har hon jobbat i Danmark, Tyskland, Barcelona, Norge och Sverige med allt från musikal, show och tv till moderna produktioner. Senast dansade hon tillsammans med Matthew Bade i Jeanette Gostomskis Dansinstallation, Nya Vinklar, koreograferat av Kirstine Ilum. Marie Sol har även varit koreografisk assistent och rehearsal director hos Somatic Noise och Gazart.

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Linda Hayford

Vecka 44 2 + /11 Onsdag och torsdag kl. 10.30-12.00

Ett samarbete med Malmö Dance Week.

Gratis för medlemmar med terminskort. I övrigt per klass: 150 kr


(work in progress since 2015)

Is a body language based on poppin technique and postural metamorphosis. Developed through isolations and body placement it is meant to be embodied and expressed with an organic and sensitive consciousness. A work on anatomical level of consciousness of my own practice in parallel with labs or creations, to identify several tools that I could share to other dancers with the most sensitive notions and elaborate its own lexicon.

Key words : #Metamorphosis#bodycontrol#technique#tools#shifting# pop#poppin#dance#hiphop#hybrid#postures#transmission#organic#exploration


Is a funk style dance born in the 75s in Fresno, Los Angeles made popular by the Electric Boogaloos and performed since 2000 by the choreographer. This technique is based on muscle contractions, the musical impacts of the body, isolations, releases and body weights and supports. Effects such as slow motions, waves and some "animation" technique tools, inspired by video games, cartoons and robotic characters creates a kind of supernatural universe or context in relation with music. Popping is a lot about control, fluidity, changes of energy. It is indeed, a complete focus on body consciousness to bring out to a certain level of control where the effects become visual. And therefore, incarnate or give the illusion of transforming into a fictiv being.


"Although Linda Hayford is best known as an ambassador for popping, her dance practice has evolved through the encounter between genres and moves. Above all a practitioner of upright dance inspired by funk and its diverse aesthetics, she is driven by a desire for versatility and a blend of styles that calls for team battles, which brings her into contact with hype, of course popping, as well as locking, the new style, and house. As part of the group Paradox-sal, launched by Ousmane Sy, and the INsideOut dance company she founded, the Rennes-based dancer and choreographer adopts an open-ended and plural approach."

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Nadia Gabrieli Kalati "Nadéeya"


Vecka 44 Tisdag 1/11 kl. 10.30-12.00

Ett samarbete med Malmö Dance Week. Kostnadsfritt för medlemmar med träningskort . I övrigt 150 kr/klass


Nadia GABRIELI KALATI commonly known as Nadéeya is a Cameroonian-Italian professional dancer choreographer, based in France. Her atypical career is marked by rhythms of her root heritage from Cameroon and the Hip hop culture when she arrived in Europe.

She started as an autodidact: from family transmission to open dance classes in different schools in Paris passing by Ecole des Sables (Toubab Dialaw/ Senegal). Nadeeya falls in love with House dance and decide to fully devote herself. From outdoor house dance training to join the famous female dance group ParadoxSal, created by Babson (Serial Stepperz/ Wanted Posse). Mentored by him, she collaborated in his different dance pieces: "One Shot", "Queen Blood", "Fighting Spirit" and "Bounce".

This path on theaters, bring her also to perform at the Opera National de Paris-Bastille in the piece "Les Indes Galantes » choreographed by Bintou Dembélé. Currently, she is collaborating with the artist Blick Bassy by being one of the choreographer on his last project « Bikutsi3000 ».

In the battle field, Nadeeya has established herself as one of the most outstanding female figure of her generation (Ladies of HipHop in New York/ HipOpsession in Nantes/ Nothing2Looz in Toulouse/ International Jakarlo battle in Dakar). Attached to transmission, Nadeeya teaches around the globe and she’s involved in projects dedicated to Dance in Africa (Cameroon, Chad, Burkina Faso, Senegal..)

Nadeeya dance is influenced as well by Krump and basically reflect her story: a crossroad of African culture and the western urban movement.

Magnus Lundgren

JAZZ 11.15-12.45

Vecka 43 Måndag & fredag 24/10, 28/10.

Vecka 49 Måndag & fredag 5/12, 9/12.

Vecka 50 Måndag & fredag 12/12, 16/12.

"Jag kör en ganska klassisk och basic grundläggande jazzuppvärmning som innehåller lite av det mesta och för hela kroppen. Lite uppmjukning, lite yoga, lite danselement, och teknik. Sen kör jag diagonaler med fokus på piruetter, grand battements och hopp. Sedan avslutar jag med koreografi. Gillar att kasta ut mycket material på en gång, lite som en auditionworkshop. I mitt koreografimaterial vill jag lägga fokus på de små detaljerna, stilförståelse, teknik och uttryck."


Magnus Lundgren är utbildad musikalartist vid Balettakademien i Göteborg och har medverkat i över 20 musikalproduktioner på Cirkus och Oscarsteatern i Stockholm, GöteborgsOperan, Malmö Opera, Nöjesteatern i Malmö och Det Kongelige Teater i Köpenhamn. Han har även verkat proffessionellt som koreograf och koreografassistent, och undervisar flitigt sedan åtta år tillbaka med uppdrag på bl.a. Balettakademien i Göteborg, Lunds Dans & Musikalgymnasium, Rydbergs Dance Academy och Dansstidion No1 i Malmö. Magnus undervisar i musikaljazz och hämtar influenser och inspiration av erfarenheter, nya som gamla, i yrket.

Elin Hedin

Jazz Kl. 11.15-12.45

Sommarträning: Vecka 27, 29 Fredagar 9.30-11.00

Höst: Måndagar och fredagar

Vecka 45 7+11 november

Vecka 46 14 + 18 november

Vecka 48 28/11 + 2/12

"Vi startar med en klassisk jazzuppvärmning som inkludera grundteknik, styrka och stretch. Jag utgår från att hitta lugn och fokus i kropp och sinne för att effektivare kunna värma och hitta flöden. Vi jobbar med form och linjering för att hitta balans, smidighet och stabilitet.

Under diagonaler är det fokus på jazzteknikens grundsteg, snurrar och hopp. Vi varierar dessa genom rytmik, dynamik och uttryck.

När vi kommer till koreografin ska vi vara så pass uppvärmda och förberedda i kropp och sinne att vi har ett stort spektra att använda oss av vad kommer till rörelse, tempo och rumslighet. Kroppen ska vara öppen för att arbeta med såväl explosiva rörelser som att kunna vara en närvarande kropp i stillhet. Koreografierna är dynamiska i tempo och rörelsekvalité. Målet är att kunna vara mjuk och kraftfull samtidigt. Vara specifik och skarp likväl som att vara flytande och avslappnade i sina rörelser."


Elin Hedin arbetar som dansare, koreograf och pedagog. Hon är utbildad vid Balettakademien i Stockholm och har vidareutbildat sig i New York, Tel Aviv, Sydney och på Stockholms Konstnärliga Högskola. Som dansare har hon arbetat med många av Sveriges fria koreografer för en ung publik.

Hon har medverkat i föreställningar på Kungliga Operan och Konserthuset i Stockholm, varit engagerad vid Estrad Norr i Östersund och medverkat i föreställningar på Dublin Dance Festival och Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Elin grundade och drev Stockholms Dansfilmfestival 2015-2019.

Hon assisterade koreograf Maria Nilsson Waller i arbetet med Östersunds Fotbollsklubb där de skapade dansföreställning Svansjön / See The Man. Som koreograf har hon skapat flera egna föreställningar och har stor erfarenhet av pedagogiskt arbete.

2021-22 är Elin Hedin Kommunkoreograf i Helsingborg.

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Anton Valdbauer

Vecka 46 14-18 november

Måndag till fredag 9.30-11.00

Modern balett

"During daily modern ballet class participants will go through the full range of typical ballet exercises

but the strong focus will be directed to movement quality, personal interpretation, musicality and fluidity of the movement.

Allowing greater freedom and flexibility necessary for the preparation of the body for further work."


Anton Valdbauer is a contemporary dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. His prolific dancing

career has taken him all over the world.

High points include dancing with the NDT, Cullberg Ballet, and the Royal Swedish Ballet.

He was awarded a fellowship during the first edition of the Pina Bausch Fellowship Program in


Anton has had the privilege to dance and co-create with names such as Jiri Kylian, Ohad

Naharin, Mats Ek, Crystal Pite, Johan Inger, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Alexander Ekman,

Wim Vandekeybus, and Sasha Waltz.

As a choreographer, Anton Valdbauer has created more than 40 small and medium size work. And

his choreography were performed in several countries in Europe.

In 2005, his piece “6 Seconds” won a Diploma at the 10th International Ballet Competition in

Moscow. With “Lemniscate” he won Best Performance at the Burgos-New York Contemporary

Dance Competition.

In 2019, his first short film “33 Questions” was chosen for the official programming of the

Stockholm Dance Film Festival. His choreography was presented in Russia, the Netherlands,

Germany, France and Spain.

In 2020 Anton founded Deep Dive Dance, his own non-profit Arts Association. He will create and

develop original projects, guiding them all the way from the initial idea to the stage. Anton’s goal is

to bring dance and movement to wider audiences across Europe, making this art form relatable

and accessible to all kinds of viewers. By organizing workshops, intensives and educational

programs, Deep Dive Dance will be actively engaged in educating the next generation of artists/

dancers. Firmly rooted in dance and movement based art forms (physical theatre, circus,

immersive theatre), the association is open to all kinds of collaborations with other art forms.

Anton has extensive experience teaching Ballet, Contemporary Dance and improvisation.

He has been sharing his physical knowledge with various dance training centres and schools

throughout Europe. He is currently a visiting teacher at Cullberg Ballet (Stockholm), SEAD

(Salzburg) , Iwanson (Munich), DansCentrum and DOCH (Stockholm), Dance Area (Geneva),

Marameo Studio and DOCK 11 (Berlin), Russian Ballet Camp (Alicante)

He teaches a wide range of people including professional dancers and companies, dance

students, and stage actors and performers.

Apart from his regular teaching Anton also works on setting up choreographies by Mats Ek and

Johan Inger.

In 2021 Anton was an assistant choreographer in the new creation for Royal Swedish Ballet by

Hlin Hjalmarsdottir “Riptide” which became international success.

Since 2020 Anton holds position of Co-Director at The Elephant in the Black Box Madrid.

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Viktor Fröjd

Street / House

Torsdagar 11.15-12.45 (lilla studion)

17/11, 24/11, 8/12, 15/12.

"På daglig träning klasserna med Viktor jobbar vi rytmiskt och polorytmiskt genom drills, footwork, grooves och freestyle"

Klasserna är öppna för alla dansare, med eller utan house vana. Alla kommer att utgå ifrån sina kvaliteter och erfarenheter.


Viktor Fröjd har varit verksam i streetdancefältet i över 15 år genom att både delta i och arrangera jams och battles, koreografera, dansa och undervisa.

Utbildad på streetdancelinjen på Åsa Folkhögskola och har en kandidat i danspedagogik från Stockholms konstnärliga högskola. De senaste 10 åren har ett flertal verk skapats och turnérat och den konstnärliga inriktningen har de senaste åren kretsat kring ärlighet, improvisation och den sociala aspekten av dansupplevelsen. Verk i urval Tugg (2014), Ett slags Mellan (2015), Var dag (2017), Tillvaron (2020) Festen (2021). Han har medverkat som dansare i ett flertal verk bland annat Sandbox (2016) av Lucas Carlsson, Iceolo (2018) av Brian Madika och Solitud av Anna Öbergs (2019). Undervisning har följt Viktor som en röd tråd genom det konstnärliga utforskandet och har bland annat undervisat på Stockholm konstnärliga högskola och gett workshops runt om i norden.

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Anna Grip

Vecka 47, 21-24/11 Måndag till torsdag 9.30-11.00

Modern träning - And then what?

”Klassen består av övningar vid väggen enligt klasstrukturen av balett men med alternativa principer och utgångspunkter, samt av korta fraser i centrum. Klassen tar utgångspunkt i principerna fall, tryck och skruv och handskas genom dessa med viktfördelning, rytm och organisation ”


Anna Grip har under 30 års tid undervisat inom institutioner, utbildningar samt inom det utominstitutionella dansområdet.

Hon har varit chef för den Skolen for Moderne Dans i Danmark 2000-2004 och konstnärlig ledare och ensemblechef för Cullbergbaletten 2006 till 2013.

Förutom det institutionella arbetet har Anna Grip arbetat som koreografassistent, danstränare och har också varit medlem i flera styrelser inom kultursektorn.

Anna Grip arbetar sedan 1 jan 2014 med organisationen ccap under ledning av Cristina Caprioli samt på Dans och Cirkushögskolan i Stockholm.

Sebastian Lingserius

Vecka 48

Tisdag till torsdag 29/11, 30/11, 1/12

Baclet 9.30-11.00

Impro för nya träningsformer 11.15-12.45


"This class will introduce frameworks that shift, bends, and over/under-mine the bodily patterns of the ballet bar.

This is an expansion of it, but also a proposal for critical body-mind’s put in actualization.

instead of talking about a tendu or a plié, the words ”tåfjutt” and ”knä-böj” will comically change the understanding/investigation/expansion for concepts of moving in ballet. The aim for the straight line is eradicated for a more curved, ”improvisational”, other-than-straight-way approach, to moving the surfaces (even limbs) of the body towards it’s destiny, or aka ”tåfjutt”.

Impro för nya träningsformer:

"Att erbjuda koreografiska strukturer som underlättar och stärker dansarens egna morgonträning. Där uppdelningen ”improvisera för att bli varm” eller ”bli varm för att sedan kunna improvisera” sätts under lupp.

Vi kommer träna På improvisation, träna Genom improvisation och träna improviserat. En klass som bejakar nya träningsformer."


Sebastian Lingserius attended the master program in choreography at DOCH headed by Mårten

Spångberg between 2008-2010. Sebastian’s latest piece LAST DANCER had premiere in The

House of Dance in Stockholm in the autumn of 2019, a big production with 12 performers.

Retrospectively he has done pieces in important houses in Sweden since 2010 since his MA.

Sebastian produces all of his work through his company KASS Production with continues support

from among others the Swedish Arts Council.

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Jens Schyth Brøndum

Contemporary Movement

Vecka 49/ 6, 8 december - tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00

Vecka 50 /13, 15 december -tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00. Onsdag 14/12 kl. 11.15-12.45

"Through a very physical morning practice DeLeónCompany offers a space for each body to warm up through a guided improvisation method and thereby listen to their bodies. Through shifting of weight, traveling across space and moving into the floor,

we facilitate how to recognize the body’s weight and using it as a motor to generate momentum. The body’s physical limitations are potentially erased.

Imagination plays a huge part in the work, and by introducing colourful universes the mind is offered the ability to accept such states as failure, play and being lost.

The practice aims to develop a sense of internal awareness which can bring each participant further in their own physical practices and daily life."


Jens Schyth Brøndum educated from the Ballet Education, Longmont Dance Theater in Colorado with addition to receiving a BA in Dance & Choreography from the Danish National School of Performing Arts. Jens founded DeLeónCompany in 2013 and has choreographed and danced for the company since. As a dancer Jens has been a member of Sita Ostheimer Company since 2016, performing and touring pieces such as “Molimo” and “US” throughout Europe and Asia. In Denmark Jens has simultaneously worked with Uppercut Dance Theater, Anja Gaardbo, Østre Gasværk and The Royal Danish Opera etc. Jens is an experienced teacher, and with inspiration from his time with Sita Ostheimer Company, has been able to share his experiences with numerous dance schools throughout Europe and Asia since 2014.

Återkommande Pedagoger.

Clara Björck


Vecka 14 Måndag , onsdag, torsdag & fredag 11.15-12.45

Vecka 24 Måndag, tisdag, onsdag & fredag 11.15-12.45

"Med en stark bas i jazzens dynamiska grunder: låg tyngdpunkt, suspension, musikalitet och form har jag byggt upp en klass där du som deltagare ska få möjlighet att arbeta igenom kroppen och få med dig inspiration in i din egen verksamhet, vare sig du undervisar eller är dansare. Klassen innehåller en gedigen uppvärmning med fokus på att bygga upp styrka och flås. Detta följs av förflyttningar över golvet och avslutas med en längre koreografi. Ibland väver jag även in improvisation i klassen med utgångspunkt i ett fysiskt eller musikaliskt utforskande.

Jag är starkt influerad av min samtid och försöker inkorporera flera av jazzens olika stilar och uttryck – utan att för den skull släppa dess tradition."


Clara Björck är utbildad Jazzdanspedagog på Dans och Cirkushögskolan i Stockholm och arbetar numera som frilansande pedagog, koreograf och dansare.I sin undervisning har hon mött både barn och vuxna, professionella och nybörjare och har ett stort intresse för hur man kan utveckla jazzdansen både konstnärligt och i undervisningssituationer.

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Mike Gamble

Vecka 22

JAZZ 30/5 - 2/6 Måndag - Onsdag 11.15-12.45 Torsdag 9.30!

"My style has been described as "Athletic" because of the energy and physicality exuded in the performance and required of myself and my dancers within my movement which pulls foundations rooted from African, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, Commercial/Pop, House, Latin and basic human emotion. There's a story to be told with a message - my message is to LIVE! Live in the moment, live in the music, live out in life. Allow yourself to feel. Allow yourself to dare. Allow yourself to take risks and stumble or fall, getting right back up and keep on moving.

Just have FUN and DANCE! "


Dance without joy and expression just isn't dance.

It's boring, unappreciative and non-committal - it's not fun to do nor fun watch. We dance because we like to - we like how music makes us feel, we like how it makes us want to move, we like how it all speaks to us and we like how the audience relates to us from what are bodies are doing and what they are saying.

Dance is a relationship between the music, the choreographer, the dancer and the audience. Within this relationship are three key/core components that allow us to effectively communicate the story to be told in each moment:

--MUSICALITY; listening to and understanding rhythmical components within music. --FIGURE; lines, shapes and body language within movement.

--EXPRESSION; energy, character and dynamics within performance.

Whether it is class or a production, we explore this communication and relationship by learning how the body works through the individual parts utilizing movement patterns through elongation, isolation, balance, release, power, energy and control; piecing the parts together into sequences, working across the floor done with traveling combinations meant to challenge and stimulate the mind and body in preparation to speak/communicate; then finally communicating/telling a story via the movement - breaking thru the traditional form and technique, dirtying it up and extending it with personal flavor.


How often do you find an instructor/ choreographer that actually teaches

and focuses on listening to the music and performing with energy instead of relying on counts and just dosing

out choreography? It's a rare find, but that's what you get (and more) in class with MIKE GAMBLE every time!

Originally from Hartford, CT, Mike hails from Philadelphia, PA where he garnered most of his training in West African, Hip Hop, Modern, Jazz, House, Breaking and Capoeira. While in Philadelphia he guest performed with Gwendolyn Bye and Dance Del Bello dance companies, choreographed for the Drexel University Dance Ensemble and Dance Team, and was an original founding member of FLOMotion, an international Hip Hop dance company, while also maintaining a career in Marketing and Special Events. In the summer of 2000, Mike made dance history becoming the first (and only) male to complete the final cuts of the Philadelphia 76ers Dance Team.

Mike moved to Los Angeles in 2003 and quickly became active in the commercial industry performing (dancing, acting and modeling) in music videos and commercials including work with artists Leela James, Chris Cornell and India Arie and companies including Target, Nike, Apple/iPod and Reebok. He has also produced, choreographed and directed burlesque companies whom have performed in and around Los Angeles, Reno, Laughlin and Las Vegas and with artists including Panic! At the Disco and R. Kelly, as well as companies including SPIKE TV and Trashy Lingerie.

While he continues to enjoy being in front of the camera, Mike is focusing his talents behind the scenes in production and education through the arts, having choreographed an Emmy-nominated children’s television program, producing and choreographing numerous events & shows, while also co-founding and running an international management agency with his long-time close friend/former agent whom herself was one of the top agents at the top two dance agencies in New York & Los Angeles.

His passion for spreading knowledge and the joy of dance has taken him on an international journey as he relocated in September 2009 to Gothenburg, Sweden where he is currently teaching master classes, workshops and daily classes as well as throughout Scandinavia, Europe and around the world, continuing to share his gift of inspiration and dance.

"My purpose in life is to inspire other people and I'm doing it one performance, one dance and one student at a time." --Mike Gamble

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Helena Franzén

Vecka 3 Modernt Tisdag, onsdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00

OBS! WORKSHOP 18-20/1 kl. 11.15-16.00 i samarbete med Dansalliansen SE/ANMÄL under Workshops!

"Helena Franzéns klass är release baserad där medvetenheten om kroppens möjlighet till rörelse står i fokus. Golvövningar och inspiration av yoga är metoder i arbetet med att finna centrering, flexibilitet och styrka. Under klassen ges tid att uppmärksamma olika rörelsekvaliteter, där precision och den egna närvaron är betydelsefull.

Uppvärmningen är en förberedelse för ett längre frasmaterial där dynamik, rumsuppfattning och musikalitet exponeras och tydliggörs. Rumsliga ytterligheter och fysiska risktaganden uppmuntras.

Helena Franzén har över 25 års erfarenhet av undervisning. Hon undervisar regelbundet professionella klasser på Danscentrum Stockholm och danskompanier som Norrdans, Skånes Dansteater och Göteborgs operans danskompani. Helena är också regelbundet gästlärare på Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan och Balettakademien i Stockholm där hon ger klasser i repertoar, komposition och improvisation."


I Helena Franzéns arbete sätts den dansande, musikaliska kroppen i fokus. Fysiska funktioner, anatomiska strukturer och dynamiska förlopp är återkommande teman i hennes koreografiska arbete. Hennes verk beskrivs med ord som fysisk intelligens och rörelse poesi med nerv och närvaro- beskrivningar som tydliggör hennes plats i det svenska danslandskapet.

Efter utbildningen på Balettakademien i Stockholm 1986-89 och koreograf utbildningen på Danshögskolan 1996- 98, har Helena Franzen varit verksam som koreograf och dansare i 30 år och koreograferat över 80 verk och har turnerat i Skandinavien, USA, Sydamerika och i Baltikum.

Hon är en eftertraktad lärare och undervisar teknikklasser och repertoar för kompanier i Europa och Skandinavien.

Helena Franzén är hängiven sitt detaljerade rörelsespråk som är laddat med intrikata flöden, gränslösa variationer, explosivitet och poetisk närvaro. Tre kriterier är kännetecknande för hennes arbetssätt.: de rumsliga förutsättningarnas påverkan på koreografin, den täta dialogen med musiken som oftast är specialskriven samt de tekniskt drivna dansarna som är medskapare i arbetsprocessen.

2007 tilldelades Helena Franzén ett tioårigt konstnärsstipendium av Konstnärsnämnden. 2011 fick hon Stockholms stads kulturstipendium.

Helena Franzén tilldelades Svenska Teaterkritikers Förenings Danspris 2011. Med motiveringen: ”Under mer än två decennier har Helena Franzén utforskat och koncentrerat sitt koreografiska uttryck. Envetet och med rörelsen i centrum har hon finputsat och renodlat sitt språk tillsammans med dansarna.”


Par terre- beställningsverk för Svenska Balettskolan Premiär 9 juni Kungliga operan, Stockholm

Revir- beställningsverk för Balettakademien, Stockholm 31 maj- 2 juni, Dieselverkstan, Nacka

Terra- beställningsverk för Stockholm 59 North, premiär 24 aug Vitabergsparken, Stockholm

Meeting You – Susanne Dellal theater, Tel Aviv, Israel

Strange Birds, kortfilm, Screen dance, Stockholm Tessaloniki Dance film festival 28- 29 sept

Workshop, imorovisation, komposition Balettakademien,, Stockholm 16- 27 sept

Daglig träning, Danscentrum, Stockholm 22- 25 okt

Retrospektiv utställning Mitt dansande liv- 30 Dansmuseet, Stockholm 10 dec- 2 feb


Here- Us-Now föreställning 6- 9 feb Dansmuseet, Stockholm

Workshop Embodied Awareness 28 feb- 1mars, Skeppsholmsstudion, Stockholm

TRIA IDTF, International dance and theater festival, Theater X, Tokyo, Japan 16 juni

Foto: Håkan Jelk

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Julia Ehrstrand

Contemporary Jazz

Vecka 19 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00 Onsdag & fredag 11.15-12.45

Obs! Håller även3 dagars Workshop i samarbete med Dansalliansen

Onsdag till fredag 13.00-16.00 SE/ANMÄL under WORKSHOPS!

Class description:

" Julia teaches a contemporary jazz class that utilizes spinal articulations and release techniques, and to find an organic way of moving and at the same time challenge the dancers technique and to find maximum range of movement. It starts with a set technical warm up with elements of floor work, stretch and strength. The warm up flows thru for 45min and then we work on a choreography phrase for the rest of the class. A big focus is for the dancers to find their own interpretation and flow of the movement- to make it feel natural in your body. "

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Julia Ehrstrand graduated with a Bachelors Degree in dance/teaching from DOCH/University of Circus and Dance (Stockholm), She has also studied at Institut del Teatro (Barcelona) and graduated from the ISVP program at DNA in 2009.

She has danced for TNSP, Jana Hicks/Marijke Eliasberg, Max Stone, SexyBeastNYC, Carrasco Dance Company, Lane Co Arts and Carl Olof Berg, among others. Her choreography has been presented in various stages in NYC, Europe and Asia.

She has taught at The Juilliard School in (NYC), company classes for The Jose Limon Dance Company(NYC), The Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm, DOCH University of Dance and Circus (Stockholm), Balettakademien (Stockholm), Daily Professional Classes for Danscentrum (Stockholm), Amsterdam School of the Arts (Amsterdam), UiS/ University in Stavanger and at PRODA (Norway), the Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive (NYC), Ballet Hispanico, Peridance Capezio Center, Gina Gibney Dance, DNA, Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center and SUNY Purchase. Julia has also been dancing/ choreographing/teaching in China, Taiwan, Mexico,Japan, Taiwan, Uganda and Ethiopia. Julia along with Max Stone, co-choreographed and performed for the Rainforest Foundation Fund presented at Carnegie Hall.

This organization is run by rock musician, Sting, and wife, Trudie Styler, and is devoted to protecting rainforests and their indigenous peoples. Julia was also selected to show her work at Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Festival in NYC 2018 and FIDCDMX in Mexico City. Julia was a longtime faculty at Steps on Broadway, Peridance and Gibney Dance Studios during her 11years in NYC.

Since 2018 she started EDC/ Ehrstrand Dance Collective ( a international dance community ) with recent performances in NYC, Mexico City,Sweden and Taiwan. She is currently (on hold due to Covid 19) traveling the world to commission choreography work, teaching master classes,also touring with EDC and holding her yearly “Styggbo Residency” in the Swedish country side.

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Pietro La Loggia

Modern Balett

Vecka 12 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00

Vecka 17 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00

Vecka 18 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00

"My class structure will follow the ballet exercise patterns: barre, center, diagonal, jumps and combinations.

Thanks to my knowledge of Gyrokinesis/Gyrotonic method and contemporary dance, the class brings different positive aspects than a normal classical ballet exercise.

The class in fact will be enriched with different aspects like spirals, curves and arches, awareness of center and balance, organic movement coordinated with breathing patterns and so on.

The aim of my class is simply to give to the participant an improving holistic approach with a better sensation of the capabilities of one’s own body and beyond."


Pietro La Loggia worked as a professional modern dancer in different dance company:

Concept dance (Fra); Euregio Dance (ND); Norrdance (S) Skånes Dans Teater (S).

Worked in different dance production as freelance dancer In Germany, Sweden, Danmark, Norway, France...

Became certified instructor on Gyrotonic, Gyrotonic for dancer and Gyrokinesis exercise method.

Gaetano Badalamenti

Vecka 21 Tisdag 9.30-11.00 Onsdag 11.15-12.45

"With S.O.M.A - Somatic Oriented Movement Attunement he facilitates sessions where he explores the body through guided movement tasks and within an holistic and somatic-oriented approach. The goal is to become still while moving, and connect to the state of Presence that energises the body, as well as making it available and attuned for movement transfers and the energetic creative flow. "


Gaetano is a performer & Intuitive Movement coach. He has worked as a professional dancer for several years in the Netherlands in works of Itzik Galili, Stephen Shropshire, Alexander Ekman, Ohad Naharin, Tino Seghal, Andrea Miller & Tabea Martin, amongst others. He graduated as Physical therapist in 2017 at the University of Applied Sciences. During his studies and ongoing, he explored several movement methods & healing modalities (GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® Methods; Yoga; Reiki; Breathwork) that engage with motor control, body awareness and a holistic approach to Movement, which he has then integrated in his therapeutic & movement experiences.

Frédéric Gies

Vecka 24

ATypical Ballet onsdag & fredag 9.30-11.00

Technosomatics Tisdag & Torsdag 9.30-11.00

Atypical Ballet

"In this class we will work with ballet and some of its absorptions into modern and post-modern dance, through the filter of somatic practices. Anatomical information and their integration in our bodies as a body-felt-sense will open doors for solving technical questions, bringing ease and specificity in our movement and exploring new possible connections and patterns in our bodies. Basic landmarks in ballet and affiliated techniques will be revisited by inviting a new, different understanding of their workings. The class will fall in and out of the expected structure of a ballet class and will include the exploration of a phrase that activates various of the elements that are approached during the class."


Technosomatics is a practice developed by Frédéric Gies, which consists of a collective and individual exploration of the endocrine glands and chakras through club dancing to techno music as wells as the opposite: an exploration of club dancing while embodying the endocrine glands and the chackras. The endocrine glands constitute the main chemical system of the body and the chackras are energy centers. The practice connects to both the field of somatics (movement education practices) and to club dance, approached as dance practice as sophisticated as any other dance form. It emphasizes the experienced body rather than the body as an object of study, making use of alternative maps of the body, which both differ and connect to western scientific anatomy. It considers club dance as a medium for developing further one’s bodily awareness and understanding in subtle ways. Through its somatic approach, it also expands the span of our perceptions and gives valuable tools for other forms of dance and techniques. The sessions can as well comprise explorations and exercises, which connects to other dance forms, including ballet. It is suitable for both professional dancers and the general audience.


Frédéric Gies is an artist in the field of experimental dance based in Sweden. His work is anchored in rigorous movement research processes, which are informed by his experience in the field of somatic practices as well as in specific forms of contemporary dance, his former training in ballet and his participation in techno clubs and raves. Recycling and perverting dance history, his pieces collapse in many ways the distinction between erudite and popular dance forms. His work also explores the ways dance can address politics outside of language, semiotics and theatricality. Besides his work, he has also worked as a dancer for choreographers such as Daniel Larrieu, Cristina Caprioli, Isabelle Schad, Olivia Grandville (…). He has also co-signed pieces with other choreographers (DD Dorvillier, Jefta Van Dinther, Alice Chauchat…). Since 2014, he collaborates for all his pieces with the dj Fiedel. Between 2012 and 2018, he has been the head of programme of the MA in choreography at DOCH-SKH. He has been invited as a guest teacher in places such as HZT, SNDO, TEAK, Ponderosa (…).

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Rumiko Otsuka


Vecka 4, 7, 20 Tisdagar och torsdagar 9.30-11.00

"My contemporary class is influenced by Cunningham and Limón techniques, also utilize release technique to find dynamics in the movement.

The class starts slowly with a simple series of exercises to warm up all the muscles and joints and aim to find articulations of the back as well as an organic way of moving.

Continue with floor exercises, which will strengthen core and right coordination of the body. Through the class I will guide to build up awareness of space and directions.

Class finishes with longer dance sequence to challenge dancers to find musicality, dynamics and individuality."


After Rumiko Otsuka graduated Arnhem Dans Academie in Holland 2001, she started her professional career as a dancer in Norrdans(SE).

She joined Skånes dans teater(SE) in 2005. She also worked different choreographers among, Recoil Dance Group/Tina Tarpgaard(DK), Zappala Danza(IT), Khamlane Halsackda(SE/UK), Somatic Noise(SE/DK), Camilla Stage(DK). She is a member of Nya Rörelsen and produces her own dance productions since 2013.

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Arina Trostyanetskaya

Modern balett

Vecka 6 Måndag - fredag 9.30-11.00

Vecka 7 Måndag 9.30-11.00

Contemporary Tisdag och torsdag 11.15-12.45

Modern balett

"In this contemporary ballet class I like to focus on musicality, dynamic and functional way of using the ballet principles. I believe that ballet class could be approached as a practice of presence, a mindful understanding of your body, movement and space. It’s about finding your own organic and unique way of moving within the frame of ballet tradition, interpreting familiar exercises, developing spatial awareness and opening the door to creativity within."


"I like to give a dynamic class that is suitable for dancers with different backgrounds.

I find important taking time for strengthening, and mobilizing exercises but rather blended into the flow of the class.

I emphasize musicality and dynamics as well as widening the qualities vocabulary.

Choreographic phrase in the end of the class should help the dancers to test new technical and creative ideas."


I was formed as a dancer and later on as a teacher at Vaganova Ballet Academy, in St-Petersburg.

I have also studied at Rudra Bejart Ballet and had the honor to work with Maurice Bejart.

Later on I've met and performed in works by Jiri Kylian, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Örjan Andersson, Paul Lightfoot and Saul Leon, Tim Rushton, Itzik Galili, Cathy Marston and other wonderful choreographers while working at Netherlands Dance Theatre 2, Danish Dance Theatre and freelancing. As a teacher I am influenced by great masters like Irina Chistiakova, Laura Bernasconi, Kevin Cregan, Yannick Sempey, Amy Raymond, Allyson Way and many others. I also

like to apply methods of William Forsythe and principles from Gaga. Keeping the general structure of a ballet class I focus on body placement: neutral position of the pelvis, active shoulder blades,

coordination of the arms, freedom in the hip joints ect .

I also like to pay attention to musicality and dynamics to help achieve better results in the center and in jumps, also to fully enjoy the flow of the class.

Photo by Lukas Hartvig-Moeller

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Vincent Jonsson


Vecka 16 Tisdag & torsdag 9.30-11.00 Onsdag 11.15-12.45

"The class has a focus on functionality of movement that strives to improve the dancers efficient use and transferring of energy, momentum, in dancing.

It is based on my own artistic and movement research. The teaching addresses how to move around and through ourselves, how to travel through the space, both in the vertical and horizontal plane, how to work with jumps, runs, turns and slides. One term to describe the class is floor-work, but I also work with principles that can be applied in relation to a partner.

The class it self is energetic and deals with tools from both contemporary dancing, flying low, martial arts and other related movement practices."


Vincent is a graduate from the four year Dance and Choreography program at The Danish National School Of Performing Arts. He has so far created two solo works Relatable and Creature 1. He works in the collaboration A cCompany Dancing together with Riikka Lakea and is a part of IN action, a Swedish based dance collective. He has worked as a dancer and performer for Marina Abramović, Liz Kinoshita, amongst others. At the moment he is involved in productions with the company MYKA and Danskollektivet Ronny. Vincent has been teaching and been program responsible for the dance educations at Lunnevads folkhögskola in Sweden. He has been invited as a guest teacher at the dance education at Balettakademien Stockholm and SOZO visions in motion in Germany, amongst others. He has taught company classes for CORPUS at The Royal Danish Theatre and taught professional classes in Copenhagen, Helsinki, London and Berlin.

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Lidia Wos

Modern Balett

Vecka 10 Tisdag & torsdag kl.9.30-11.00.

Vecka 15 Måndag -torsdag kl.9.30-11.00.

Vecka 32 Tisdag och torsdag 9.30-11.00

"Jag erbjuder en klassisk balettklass där det finns ett bra flöde i övningarna och där vi arbetar organiskt med hela kroppen. Jag fokuserar mycket på kvaliteten i varje enskild rörelse. Musikalitet, energi och rörelseglädje är betydelsefulla komponenter. En viktig aspekt med klassen är att vi ska bli uppvärmda och redo för resten av dagens övningar"


Lidia Woś är en frilansande dansare och koreograf med över 25 års erfarenhet från olika danskompanier och institutioner i bland annat Sverige, Polen, Tjeckien, Nederländerna och USA. Under sin karriär har hon mött ett mycket stort antal koreografer, dansare, pedagoger och klasslärare. Hon har arbetat med allt från klassisk balett och dramatisk teater till modern konceptuell dans och samtida dansteater. Baserat på sina erfarenheter har hon utvecklat en egen arbetsmetod och stil som bygger på ett organiskt rörelsespråk, lustfylld uppfinningsrikedom och respekt för sin omgivning. Detta är något som genomsyrar såväl hennes eget skapande som hennes undervisning.

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Jonas Svensson

"Min klass följer i grunden balettens uppbyggnad men är anpassad för moderna dansare. Jag fokuserar mycket på musikalitet och att det ska vara dansant och organiskt. Jag brukar variera musiken mellan olika musikstilar i min klass. Allt från jazz, populärmusik, folkmusik, balettmusik mm. Detta tror jag kan hjälpa dansarna att förhålla sig friare till rörelserna och att göra rörelsen till sin egen och inte falla in i invanda mönster."


Jonas Svensson är ursprungligen från Stockholm men har bott i Malmö i ca 16 år.

Jag är utbildad danspedagog och dansare vid Danshögskolan i Stockholm. Större delen av min karriär har jag jobbat som dansare i Skånes Dansteater. Jag var även med och startade dansgruppen Rytm bà som jobbar med stepp och rytm i kombination med modern dans.

I Skånes Dansteater har jag även jobbat som repetitör i flera omgångar. På senare år har jag även jobbat en del med teater bl. a. på Malmö Stadsteater.

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Daglig träning på Danscentrum Syd håller en hög nivå för professionellt verksamma utövare inom dansfältet, främst dansare, koreografer och pedagoger. Klasser och workshops finns i stilarna balett, modernt/nutida dans, jazz och street.

Vem kan delta? Behöriga till den dagliga träningen är:

  • frilansande dansare

  • koreografer

  • danspedagoger

Gäller yrkesverksamma; genomgått en godkänd yrkesutbildning, inskrivna på AF kultur eller anslutna till Teaterförbundets riksavdelning för dans. Den som inte kan påvisa yrkesverksamhet under de senaste fem åren eller inte kan upprätthålla rätt nivå på klass kan nekas rätt till den dagliga träningen. Dansare och koreografer från institutionsteatrarna kan delta i träningen i mån av plats.

Priser MEDLEM våren 2022:

Terminskort: 900 kr

Enskild klass: 100 kr

Veckokort: 300 kr

Drop In 100 kr

Klippkort/10 klasser: 750 kr. Gäller ett år från inköpsdatum.

Terminskort köpt hos DCStockholm, DCVäst, DCNorr gäller även på Danscentrum Syd.

Veckokort och klippkort gäller endast på den plats där det är köpt.

Terminskort köpt på DCSyd gäller även i DCVäst, DCStockholm (ej Balettakademin), DCNorr och på Dansehallerne Kbh.

Terminskortet kan endast köpas hos den DC-förening där du är medlem.

Priser ICKE MEDLEM våren 2022:

Terminskort: 1500 kr

Enskild klass: 150 kr

Veckokort: 500 kr

Drop In 150 kr

Klippkort/10 klasser: 1000 kr. Gäller ett år från inköpsdatum.

Dessa träningskort gäller endast där du köpt dem.


Dansalliansen och Danscentrum Sverige har fångat upp ett behov utav komplettering av nuvarande träningsmöjligheter för frilansande dansare. Vi inför därför ett digitalt träningsbibliotek för professionella danskonstnärer. Länk till träningsbiblioteket har skickats ut i medlemsbrev.

Detta gäller dig som är anställd i Dansalliansen eller är medlem i en Danscentrumorganisation.

English: Link to online training for members is found in the members letter.