Following their performance of The Awakening at Funky Llama Festival, join Stopgap Dance Company’s artists, Siobhan and Nadenh, in an inclusive dance masterclass based on Stopgap’s outdoor work. The day will include professional class, a chance to learn some rep plus creative exploration of the choreographic tasks used to make the piece.
Stopgap Dance Company work with disabled and non-disabled dance artists to create exhilarating dance productions for international touring. The company also share skills and knowledge through professional training, community outreach and publications.
Location: TR2, 12 Neptune Park, PL4 0SJ, Rehearsal Room 03
Date: 11 June
Time: 11am > 4pm
Anyone who books onto the masterclass will also receive a complimentary ticket to Funky Llama Festival at Plymouth Hoe on Saturday 10 June
Siobhan Hayes: Originally from Nottingham, Siobhan graduated in 2009 from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Her performance credits include Retina Dance Company’s Layers of Skin, Indeed Dance Company and Antique Dances. In addition to this Siobhan has taught across the UK with a number of companies which include Wayne McGregor | Random Dance the 2012 Big Dance Festival, Royal Academy of Dance Step into Dance programme and Dance Equation Dancing Digits. Siobhan is Stopgap’s Creative Learning Manager and has played a key role in developing Stopgap’s Inclusive Dance Syllabus (IRIS). She has performed with the company in The Awakening, Exhibition and The Seafarers where she was also Assistant Choreographer.
Nadenh Poan: Nadenh originates from Cambodia where he studied with Epic Arts and later became a teacher and dancer for them. Nadenh joined Stopgap in June 2013 as a dancer in the company’s emerging artist company, Sg2. With Sg2 Nadehn collaborated on Exhibition, The Awakening and with Casson & Friends on Night at the Theatre. Nadenh graduated from Sg2 in 2016 and is now part of the main Stopgap touring team, currently performing in The Enormous Room.