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Professional Class: Eva Recacha

Eva’s class capitalises on her Choreographic and Choreological perspectives on movement. In her professional classes she uses these lenses, developing a distinctive style of teaching that places strong emphasis on both physical and compositional aspects of our dancing. The class prepares the dancers to work beyond mechanics by promoting an understanding and an active engagement through decision making with compositional aspects of our dancing. The class promotes dialogue and communication through movement as well as acknowledgement of the aesthetic impression of the overall dance scene (of which our input is one of many).

This week she will focus on exploring effort and rhythm in movement, creating moving partnerships based on rhythmic dialogues. The class will be based on exploratory tasks of an improvisational nature, with clear parameters to focus our practice. Eva’s class grows in pace and physicality, deeply rooting the body.

  • Spaces are limited - please arrive early to secure your place.
  • We strongly advise that you arrive at least 15 minutes before class to ensure a thorough warm-up.
  • For safety reasons, we cannot admit participants after 10.40am, or when the class reaches maximum capacity.
30 April – 4 May 2018
Charlton House
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Eva Recacha (movement)
Photo by Simon Richardson

Class tutor

Eva Recacha

Eva Recacha is a choreographer who lives and works in London. She lectures in Choreography and Choreological Studies at London Contemporary Dance School and in Movement Analysis at Conservatorio Superior de Danza Maria de Avila in Madrid, as well as regularly teaching professional classes.

Her choreographic work has been commissioned amongst others by The Place, Sadler’s Wells, danceXchange, Festival Opera Estate Veneto, EDge, and LCDS. She is currently working towards a new show, Aftermath, commissioned by Sadler’s Wells, to be premiered at the Lilian Baylis Studio in Autumn 2018. Past shows include Easy Rider, (mentored by Rui Horta), The Wishing Well, (3 times winner of the public prize at the Place Prize Finals), and Begin to Begin: a piece about dead ends, (also a Place Prize finalist).