Rosalie Wahlfrid

Class Description | Monday Night Improvisation, 8 March 2021 | ONLINE

"Where does imagery and imagination arise from? Can we delve into poetic imagery and simultaneously stay awake and present? We will use our senses as a tool to navigate, finding new dimensions and pressures of space and time. 

Drawing from my own practice of improvisation, somatics and Aikido we will journey through explorations, working on our own, with a partner and as part of a group. Through moving, listening and speaking we will practice our immediate experience of imagery, imagination, awakeness and presence." Rosalie Wahlfrid

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Rosalie Wahlfrid is a Swedish dance artist based in London. In 2016 she completed an MA Creative Practice (Trinity Laban, Independent Dance, SDD) and received a Gill Clarke bursary supported by The Leverhulme Trust. Rosalie’s research is practice- based and explores philosophical questions about touching on and giving form to invisibilities. She works closely with visual artist Pablo Bronstein as an assistant choreographer and performer and is a former associate lecturer in dance at Coventry, Surrey and Chichester Universities. She has worked in the UK and internationally with artists including Rosemary Butcher, Yvonne Rainer, Joe Moran, Matthias Sperling, Cally Spooner and Florence Peake. Her work and dancing is particularly influenced by dance artists Rosalind Crisp, Meg Stuart, Kirstie Simson and Gill Clarke.