Masterclass Conny Janssen Danst
The masterclass will include a warming up en teaching of a part of the choreography MEER RUIS. In 2009, nine young dance students from the Rotterdam dance academy Codarts took their first steps in the professional dance world, under the guidance of choreographer Conny Janssen. The collaboration with Codarts Rotterdam continues in 2012 with MEER RUIS. Once again, Conny Janssen will be delving into the youngsters’ world and trying to unravel their story. For this production, she selected ten young, individual dancers, who together form an exciting reflection of society.
The masterclass will be taught by one the dancers of Conny Janssen Danst. CONNY JANSSEN DANST was founded in 1992 and is settled in Rotterdam. Her work is well known for the physical and theatrical force of the dancers and the surprising variety of her performances, in which dance of high quality always plays a central part. The theme of the big city is an important source of inspiration. The choreographies of Conny Janssen can be described as creative, powerful and moving. Her dance language is not solitary but blends together with a sophisticated choice of music design and lighting.