Monday Night Improvisation | 19 October 2020 | Online & studioIn this class we will look at different ways of generating material and relating it to other people in the space. You will be given the opportunity to make your own decisions in the moment, and will be encouraged to follow your own interests within given parameters. The aim of the class is to develop a sense of authorship and to enable a greater understanding of one's own practice.
Seke Chimutengwende is a dancer, improviser, choreographer, movement director and teacher. Seke trained at Lewisham College (1999 -2001) and London Contemporary Dance School (2001 – 2004) and went on to perform with companies such as DV8 Physical Theatre, Lost Dog and Fabulous Beast.
Since 2006, Seke has trained extensively in improvisation with a variety of practitioners and with Andrew Morrish in particular. Seke has performed over 60 solo improvisations internationally and performs ensemble improvisation with Neat Timothy.
Seke began making choreographies in 2011, including The Time Travel Piece which was a semi-finalist for The Place Prize 2012 and Black Holes, made in collaboration with Alexandrina Hemsley, which was selected for The British Council Showcase in Edinburgh 2019.
Since 2018, Seke has also worked as a movement director for theatre productions at The Yard Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre and The Gate Theatre.
Seke has regularly taught for Independent Dance since 2010 and also regularly teaches at The Rambert School, London Contemporary Dance School, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Goldsmiths University amongst others.