Thu 13 May 2021
Online Profitraining with Richard Overscheven

10 to 11:30 Uhr
via Zoom


Contemporary Ballet

Richard Overscheven's teaching is based on a combination of ballet and contemporary dance with an emphasis on position and movement efficiency, while at the same time taking into account the individual needs and abilities of each participant. The training is structured with exercises on the bar from simple to complex sequences of movements in space, which sharpen the sense of movement through dynamic changes between positions and spatial orientation. The aim is to discover ballet as a tool in contemporary dance by giving the participants more freedom of movement and awareness of their own movement potential. The training can thus form an innovative basis for improvisation.

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Meeting-ID: 938 1130 7437

Kenncode: 886842


Richard Oberscheven

is a contemporary dancer, choreographer, lecturer and DJ. He is trained in classical and contemporary dance, Improvisation and Feldenkrais and holds a Bachelor of Arts in DANCE from the HfMDK Frankfurt am Main. During his studies he received a scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. Oberscheven is co-founder of the artists' collective Kunstschaffende Frankfurt, a platform for exchange and networking for performance, dance and choreography. As a dancer Oberscheven has received engagements for companies and choreographers such as Tony Rizzi and the Bad Habits, Taulant Shehu, the Saarland State Ballet Saarbrücken, and Freies Tanz Theater Frankfurt. Since 2014 Richard has been showing his choreographic works throughout Germany. As a lecturer he teaches professional training at TanzFaktur Köln, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, tanznetz|Freiburg, ProfiTraining Leipzig, ANTANZEN Staatstheater Darmstadt, gives workshops in various dance studios and at the Frankfurt University for Applied Sciences. His teaching is inspired and influenced by various improvisation systems such as Improvisation Technologies by William Forsythe. In his practice Oberscheven experiments with dynamic changes of positions and spatial directions and searches for natural elements of movement to experience dance as a living anatomy.



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