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Touch Compass Integrated Dance Workshops

Workshops can be arranged to suit your requirements, from a single 40min - 2hr workshop, to a full-term or half-term workshop series finishing with a performance. Workshops are tailored to suit each group of students and their range of abilities. Choreographic residencies are also available on request. Touch Compass operates mainly in Auckland, but workshops can be arranged in other centres with a little forward planning.

Artist Information

Touch Compass Dance Trust

Website: http://www.touchcompass.org.nz

Phone: 09 4759711 or 021 989 447

Email: info@touchcompass.org.nz

Qualifications

Touch Compass Dance Trust runs an integrated dance programme called Encompass, that offers integrated dance classes and workshops for students with and without a disability. The dance style taught is contemporary dance and contact improvisation.

Workshops are best suited to schools with a Special Education Unit that can combine with non-disabled students, or Special Education schools. Touch Compass workshops provide a fantastic opportunity for students from mainstream classes to interact with students from special education classes. School workshop series may finish with a public performance at the school.

The Company is also available for presenting schools performances. For further information please call Touch Compass.

Programme Information

Arts Practice Medium: Dance

Topics or Genres of Expertise: Contemporary dance and contact improvisation

Languages Spoken: English

Target Age Group: Senior Primary, Junior Secondary, Senior Secondary

Preferred Group Size: Medium (9-20)

Regions: Auckland

Space and Resources Required: CD player and suitable sized space for the group. Wooden floor preferred.

Indicative Costs:

  • $50 - $75 per hour
  • Travel: Generally $15 within Auckland area

Mode of Delivery: Workshop, Performance

Cultural Context: New Zealand and worldwide

References:

Mt Richmond School, Rosehill School, Avondale College, Marcellin College

Programme Materials Provided for Schools: Yes

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