Your Body: Present and Simple
forgive yourself and your body!
We will work with technical and improvisational tools geared toward enhancing awareness of personal rhythm in connection with our surroundings and with our dancing partners. We’ll enjoy a luxurious floor practice and the structure of the class will permit a steady flow of movement throughout the space. An aim of this Workshop is to release stress related to movement practice and accept ourselves within that practice. I will try to give tools that aid in recognising directionality and intention of action. We will move from places of action, outward connection, attention and communication, and be attentive and generous. We will search for joy and lightness within a serious practice, challenging presence and simplicity. This workshop is open to all levels and is adaptable to individual body needs.
Clint Lutes studied Musical Theater at SUNY New Paltz then completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Tisch School of the Arts (New York University). As a performer he worked with Joy Kellmann, Maya Carroll, Melanie Lane, Johannes Wieland, Yann Lheureux, Eun Me Ahn, Brian Brooks Moving Company, Cie Scalene, Cie Epiderme and Christoph Winkler. His choreographic work has been presented at the MoDaFe Festival in Seoul, the Rohkunstbau Festival Berlin, Tanz im August Berlin, Biennale de la Danse OFF Lyon, Festival La Becquee Brest, Cabaret Inestable Valencia, Format Ardeche, Institut Francais Alexandria Egypt, Festspielhaus St. Pölten, Globalize Cologne, Theater Freiburg and at the Städtische Bühne Heidelberg. He created work for the Vis Motrix Company Thessaloniki, pvc Tanz Freiburg/ Heidelberg, Festspielhaus Sankt Poelten, POSTTHEATER Berlin/NY/Tokyo, Collectif Coin and Cie. les Attrape-Corps, as well as other projects for his own company. He also worked with figure skating champion Katarina Witt on several productions, both live and for TV, and in 2010 he collaborated with the Chamaeleon Theater in Berlin on the circus production “Versus”. In 2006 Cint participated in DanceWeb at ImpulsTanz in Vienna where he met and began interacting with the artist driven network Sweet and Tender Collaborations. He was invited to participate at The Village / Tanznacht Berlin 2010; from 2011-2014 he participated in an exchange with the group of choreographers Les 7 in France. Since 2011 he also participates in IDOCDE, an international project designed to expose and share practices of teaching contemporary dance via a website and exchanges. He co-created LUCKY TRIMMER Tanz Performance Serie in Berlin and co-directed it from 2003-2010. Currently he is working on Störung/Hafraah, a research based collaboration between dance artists, philosophers, scientists, engineers, psychologists and people with Parkinson’s. He has taught classes and workshops for DOCK11 Berlin, Marameo Berlin, CND Lyon, Le Pacifique CDC Grenoble, CCN Grenoble, CCN Rillieux-la-Pape, Tanzfabrik Berlin, Sasha Waltz & Guests Berlin, Australian Dance Theatre, Stadttheater Osnabrück Allemagne, Regensburger Tanztage Allemagne, Suwon University Seoul, Kookmin University Seoul, Seoul School of Performing Arts and the Ahn Eun Me Company Seoul. He’s been based in Europe since 2002.