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The Laban Lecture

28 April 2019

£25 – £95

Ann Hutchinson Guest rehearsing L’Apres-Midi d’un Faune for the Royal Ballet with dancers Zenaida Yanovsky and Carlos Acosta

The Place, Euston, London

Every year The Laban Guild celebrates the legacy of Rudolf Laban through a lecture from a leading academic or practitioner who actively promotes the work and heritage of this modern dance pioneer, who took refuge in the UK from Germany in 1938. This year the lecture will be a conversation with Ann Hutchinson Guest in which, in her 100th year, she will reflect on the impact of Laban in her life and work.

As a leading practitioner, developer, and innovator of Labanotation she has danced on Broadway, notated the work of some of the world’s leading choreographers, and led the world in utilizing this movement notation system to preserve dance for future generations.

2.15pm The talk is part of the Laban Guild for Movement and Dance Annual Conference /AGM which is a whole day event.

Early booking reduced fee: the deadline is Friday 12th April 2019; after this date the normal fee will be payable.

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Laban Guild for Movement and Dance Annual Conference timetable:

10:00 – 10:20 Arrival
10:20 – 10:50 Dancing Together
10.50 – 12:00: Workshop 1 with Adrian Look – Artistic Director and Choreographer of Tanztheater Adrian Look.
12:00 – 1:10: Workshop 2 with Melanie Clarke – Programme Leader Graduate Diploma in Dance Studies and Independent Study Programme at Trinity Laban
1:10 – 2:10: Lunch
2:15 -3:45: Laban Lecture by Ann Hutchinson Guest, eminent movement and dance researcher and worldwide expert on Labanotation. She will speak of her life-long experience of the Laban heritage.
4:00: AGM followed by
4:45: Drinks/Nibbles
5:00: Performance by Adrian Look’s company – a short piece based on their The Art of Failure production


28 April 2019
£25 – £95
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17 Duke's Road
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