• Voicing,Tracing (Full) Module 2

    Directed by Susanne WEINS, Kaya ANDERSON & Sašo VOLLMAIER*

    Dates:30.03.2021 - 08.04.2021
    Hours:120 h (60 h X 2)
    Price: 1800 € or 900 € per workshop
    Workshop Code:H0330VT
    For administrative and accounting purposes, please include this workshop code and the name of the student when making payments and in all other correspondence.

DATES: October 2020 & April 2021

This workshop of 20 days a year, divided in 2 intense periods (2X10 days) will be a deepening pre-performative training towards performance, research and the present voice.
The Deepening subjects of this offer will be:
– Researching the roots of voice and listening with:
-Links to Alfred Wolfsohn and the approach of the Roy Hart theatre*, in order to the process of contemporary performative issues in connection to voice performance.
-Tools of listening connected to the teaching of Marita Günther – her interpretation of Alfred Wolfsohn’s approach- and aspects of the invaluable experiences from Kaya Anderson and eventually of other founder members or Roy Hart Thearte.
-The depth and dimension of extended voice in range (horizontal) as well into the human depth (vertical), based on the lecture “Momentum” S.Weins Cologne 2013
Approaching the voice in personal presence and contemporary erformance:
-Voice, impulse and development
-Colours, timbre, dimensions and flexibility of voice
-Voice in/out active body
-Voice within musical dialogues, imaginative or other inspiring processes
-Voice leading the awareness into the sources of personal creation.
-Dialog as a general source to bring human expression into an appreciative aesthetic context.
-The cruel and beautiful poetry of non-verbal expression and being.
Another approach to body, movement, grounding(support system), and the dimensions of space:
-Learning about body-mind and breathing.
-vital breath.
-present sound
-full physical support
-Including the aspects of Body-Mind-Centering (BMC), F.M. Alexandertechnique and other voice/ body Performance tools.
Receiving the magic about moment, timing and expression
-Discovery and development of own assesses towards creating and sharing
-Presence work in space/ time / dynamics /colours / form/ flexibility
-voice/body as performance tools.
Piano as a main instrument in the voice work, the challenges, complexity and musical support  (other musical instruments or objects.)
The participants will have a possibility to develop their own personal and artistic gesture/voice during the whole process of the program (through observing, teaching and performative skills). Each period Sašo Vollmaier offers 10 hours of piano training as deepening study, with the main theme ” the approach to the voice with piano”.
*The term VOICING/TRACING has been positioned very intentionally between the two central artistic means of expression between voice and movement. It will be developed and supported in dialog with other artistic traces (movement, objects, space, Instruments..).
1st intensive week (body, voice, emotion)
Practical theme: listening, voice, breathing, dialogues, voice exploration Teaching piano for voice work
Personal theme of each participant
Practical theme: movement, musical parameter, performance tools Teaching piano for voice work
2nd intensive week (awareness)
Practical theme: Philosophy of non-expected situations in creation
Teaching piano for voice work
Artistic theme: VOICING/TRACING


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    Students are lodged in simple but comfortable shared rooms (called gîtes) with two, three or four beds with bathrooms (showers) and two equipped kitchens. Sheets and blankets are provided.

    Please fill in the accompanying enrollment form and include a cheque for 30 euros as a deposit.

    You find pictures of the accommodation under this link

    Price: 22 euros per night, 27 euros (if heating is needed)

    Please note:
    1) we do not make or take reservations for participants lodging outside the Centre,
    2) we do not have single, private rooms.

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