Vangeline is back in Chicago January 15-17 to teach a Butoh workshop and perform with Sara Zalek, Luminosity. Vangeline’s approach is well informed by numerous Butoh Masters and her style is unique. Her workshops provide an opportunity to explore and move deeply into an embodied process, awakening lost parts of the human being, exploring all human qualities to transform our dance, our daily life and offer creative energy to the community.
Friday Jan 15, 6:30-9:30pm
Sat Jan 16, 12-4pm
Sun Jan 17, 12-6pm
Performance: Vangeline & Sara Zalek perform Luminosity
Sat Jan 16, 8pm
$10 Suggested Donation
This unique training is an invaluable tool for dancers, actors, adult beginners, encouraging participants to open up and expand physically and energetically. The work incorporates Japanese Butoh techniques, guided imagery, bio-energetics, core energetics, creative movement, improvisation, release techniques & elements of Noguchi gymnastics. All levels are welcome.
Vangeline is a dancer, teacher and choreographer from France. She is a Butoh artist and the Artistic Director of the Vangeline Theater in NYC. Vangeline studied extensively with Diego Piñón from the Butoh Ritual Mexicano. With Diego, she studied Bioenergetics, Core Energetics, and Gestalt; as well as theater techniques (Ritual Theater), and release techniques. Among Vangeline’s other teachers are the renowned Butoh masters, Yoshito Ohno, Akira Kasai, Yumiko Yushioka, Ko Murobushi, Daisuke Yoshimoto, Tetsuro Fukuhara, and Katsura Kan.