Orly Portal fot. Elena Zapassky
In August, in Klub Żak we'll all be involved in the 13th Gdańsk Dance Festival. Artists, dancers, choreographers, theaters from all over the world will present their premieres, competition solos, and the results of their residences.
It is a great time for professional dancers and amateurs who love dance to join the festival guests on August 23-26 and each day before the Solo Dance Contest 2021 shows, improve their movement and dance skills and technique, increase creativity and work on individual expression at the Movement Workshop (Warsztaty Ruchu).
Here is the schedule of the Workshop:
23.08 10.00-13.00 Jill Crovisier, contemporary dance / choreography of the performance SIEBEN;
14.00-17.00 Orly Portal Method
24.08 10.00 - 13.00 Jill Crovisier / contemporary dance / choreography of the performance SIEBEN;
25.-26.08 10.00 - 13.00 Daniela Komędera / work on the movement quality of contemporary dance



Orly Portal : 150/100* PLN
 Jill Crovieir : 300/250* PLN
 Daniela Komędera: 300/250* PLN
*Dancers Card discount
You can reister and buy tickets from 5.07 in Klub Żak's ticket office // max 17 people per workshop
About the coaches:
Choreographer and dancer, dance therapist, researcher of Moroccan folklore. She is the author of a unique dance technique based on natural movement. In her creativity combines the physical and mental aspects of human functioning.
During the workshop, Orly Portal will focus on combining elements of contemporary dance and contact-improvisation and present her method and technique.
A graduate of the ballet and contemporary dance department at the Conservatory of music in Esch / Alzette, and the Chinese Art School in Beijing, opened by the British Council of Arts. She was a member of the Weis Dance People Company. Author of numerous choreographic projects, producer of dance films. From 2015. involved in dance therapy projects. Artistic director of JC movement. She took part in the Solo Dance Contest during GFT 2017, as well as in the Hannover Choreographic Competition. She won the prize in the Solocoreografico competition in Frankfurt and the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition.
Jill Crovisier will conduct workshops based on the choreography of the performance SIEBEN, shown as part of GFT 2021, namely on an individual interpretation of seven solo fragments of the performance.
Dancer, she collaborated as a performer of, among others, with the Dada von Bzdulow Theater ("Transmigrazione di fermenti d'amore"), the Amareya Theater ("Kantor Tropy: Collage", "Nomadic woman"), Lublin Dance Theater ("The Rite of Spring", "Passages"). She was the co-creator of the play Heimsuchung, which won the Golden Mask for the choreographer. Daniela has performed at festivals in Brazil, Japan, Greenland, Sweden, Russia, Germany, Italy, Austria and the Netherlands. She participated in numerous residencies and premiere shows at the GFT.
During the workshop, she will focus on movement practice, oscillating around quality: stillness, ease, adaptation and other tools for movement transformation. The aim of the workshop will be to expand the dancer's movement language.
The workshop will take place in the spacious, comfortable and beautiful studio Kolektyw RUCHU // al. Grunwaldzka 487C, 80-309 Gdańsk, run by Kalina Porazińska, one of the most recognizable dancers in Tricity.