The Department of Circus at DOCH offers for the second time the successful Summer camp in circus. The courses are for you who wishes to develop artistically and technically in your circus discipline. The Summercamp consists of three optional courses that can be combined with fulltime studies or part-time studies for 5 weeks. You have the opportunity to design your own Summercamp!
The teachers at the Summercamp are Alexander ”Sasha” Gavrilov, assistant professor in circus at DOCH, and the internationally known artists and directors Marta Torrents, Anna Pascual and Pau Portabella. The Summercamp is given July 29th – August 30th in the Circus hall at DOCH.
The courses are scheduled on daytime 1–2,5 hour per day per course. There will be tasks given to work on individually after the classes. The students will have access to training space and studios in the evenings to practice their course disciplines.
You can apply to the following courses:
Handstand, 2,5 credits
Teacher: Alexander ”Sasha” Gavrilov
The course contains training in handstand. During the course, you work with principles for sustainable training, risk analysis, building of exercises and discussions about aesthetic expression.
Hand to Hand, 2,5 credits (both for duos and single bases and single flyers)
Teachers: Alexander ”Sasha” Gavrilov, Pau Portabella, Marta Torrents, Anna Pascual.
The course contains training in Hand to hand. During the course, you work with principles for sustainable training, risk analysis, building of exercises and discussions about aesthetic expression.
The course is possible to apply to for both for duos and single bases or single flyers. The duos will be taught by Alexander Sasha Gavrilov and the single bases and flyers will work in a group and will work in hand to hand bases and also in technical research with teachers Pau Portabella, Marta Torrents and Anna Pascual.
Stage presence, dramaturgy and creative processes within circus, 3 credits
Teachers: Marta Torrents, Anna Pascual and Pau Portabella
The course includes work with techniques for stage presence and dramaturgy with the student’s circus technique as a base. The dramaturgy work focuses on how to use circus technique as an artistical language on the stage. The course also includes improvisation and methods for writing to develop ideas for creative processes in their circus practice. The course contains individual and group-based exercises lead by the well-reputed artists, directors and circus teachers Pau Portabella, Marta Torrents and Anna Pascual Fernandez.
For more information on the teachers, entry requirements, tuition fees and instructions on how to apply, please visit DOCH’s website.
Application deadline 15 March.