ManMan - Creative Movement and Expression with Naname Choreography

Cancelled due to COVID-19

$35 (3 hours workshop)

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This workshop offers exercises that explore the ergonomics of fluid movement in naname choreography. A picture book by Thomas Locker “Cloud Dance” will be used as part of the workshop creative exploration. ManMan will showcase the process of utilizing different elements of movement to shape an ideas or stories.

Brief Workshop Content Description
Propelled by the quest to find fluidity in movement, this workshop provides a space for participants to enhance their sensitivity with naname choreography. In this session, we will search for full body awareness and connection between ourselves and the taiko by exploring in depth body mechanics and breaking down techniques to generate a rich sound while moving around the taiko. Through all this, we will enhance our vocabularies and tune into our natural flow to find full dynamic expression within naname choreography.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00
Large Classroom
Yeeman Mui
An experienced performing artist and acclaimed teacher, with a passion for bringing communities together through the joy of music and taiko, Yeeman Mui (ManMan) founded Taiko Together, a parent-child taiko program starting from age 2, and Taiko FUNdamentals, a professional development program for teachers. After graduating with an MPhil in Musicology (University of Hong Kong), she later obtained her certification in Orff Schulwerk. Originally from Hong Kong, she received a fellowship from Taiko Center of the Pacific (2012-2014) and became a performing member (2013-2017), receiving extensive training from Kenny and Chizuko Endo. She currently teaches at Los Angeles Taiko Institute.

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