Henrietta Hale

Class Description | Morning Class | Monday 24 - Friday 28 April 2017

These classes will begin with simple forms that open up energy through breath work and visualizations. Observing how the impulse to move arises out of stillness. We will pay particular attention to how imagination affects physical states and observe the role of compositional structures, such repetition, in inducing change. I like to oscillate between specific tasks and openness; precision and abandon. The classes also involve working in pairs with touch and dialogue to give feedback into the body and offer different choices of response.


Henrietta Hale is co-director of Dog Kennel Hill Project, a collective company of performance makers with Rachel Lopez de la Nieta and Ben Ash.

She has been choreographing since 1999 in a variety of contexts, collaborating with dancers, musicians, film-makers and visual artists, receiving commissions from a range of partners such as, Dance4, Dance Umbrella, Whitechapel Gallery, The Barbican, Richmond Arts Services, Imagine Watford Festival, and Stour Valley Arts.

As well as teaching professional classes she teaches regularly at Trinity Laban, in London. Her practice involves experimentation and play drawing from yoga training, associations to chi gung and martial arts, improvisation methods, experiential anatomy and psychology.
She performed as an independent dancer for ten years with a range of companies. These include Ricochet Dance Productions, Rosemary Lee Dances, Yolande Snaith Theatredance, Russell Maliphant, and Diversions Dance Company.


Henrietta Hale