Workshop based intensive in Puerto Rico that looks to promote the study and continuos exploration of contemporary dance. By bringing together local and international artists, we hope to promote the dialogue of how contemporary dance keeps evolving and what trends and decisions apply to the Puerto Rican contemporary dance scene.
CONTEMPORA 2023 is the third edition of the intensive. This edition will be celebrated at Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico & Teatro Victoria Espinosa in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This year's edition features eights Puerto Rican teachers: Fernando Ramos, Rafael Cañals, Jaime Maldonado, Karlo Martínez, María José Rodríguez, Jesús Miranda, Ángel Blanco and Chanteé Díaz, plus three international guest teachers: Erin Kouwe and Christian Warner from the U.S. and Gaby Hernández from México.
CONTEMPORA hopes to offer varied approaches to contemporary dance studies. This year our workshop artists will offer unique insight into their contemporary dance practices, including:
Improvisation & Phrasework with Ángel Blanco
Musicality in Contemporary Dance with Chanteé Díaz
Floorwork & Technique with Christian Warner
Fuerza Suave with Gaby Hernández
Partner work with Karlo Martínez & Jaime Maldonado
Creative Process with Erin Kouwe
Collaborative Creation with Fernando Ramos & Rafael Cañals
Pilates with María José Rodríguez
Yoga with Jesús Miranda