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Partnering: Knut & Lito OBS! På Atalante
torsdag, 10 mars kl. 12:00 – 13:30
Class Description: In this class, we practice a wide range of physical mental abilities, through moving with other people. Dynamically guiding the group through the class setting, we focus mainly on weight sharing, leading/following, footwork and floor connection. We will insist on specific movements and techniques/mechanics, in order to achieve more freedom and possibilities in the improvisations, where the dances happen.
Knut Vikström Precht is a dancer and performer currently based in Berlin. Born, raised and educated in Sweden, he has worked and performed all over Europe and toured four continents. After completing his BA at the University of Dance and Circus (DOCH/UniArts) in Stockholm in 2013, he has been involved in contexts of street performance, dance films, theatre productions and performance art alongside his main focus on contemporary dance performance. He joined Ultima Vez – Wim Vandekeybus 2015-2018 for the rehearsal and tour of In Spite of Wishing and Wanting – Revival, and has co-created and performed works of numerous other directors and choreographers such as Linda Kapetanea & Jozef Frucek/ RootLessRoot (GR/SK), Luke Murphy (IRL), Per Sundberg/Dansinitiativet (SE) and Carl Olof Berg (SE). He has been teaching internationally since 2019, mainly together with Lito Anastasopoulou.
Lito Anastasopoulou was born 1990 in Athens, Greece. In 2016 she graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. She also has a bachelor’s degree in educational science in Early Childhood Education (University of Patras, Greece). Her focus is performance, creation, choreography, training, as well as sharing her passion for dance by giving contemporary dance workshops for adults (partnering practice together with Knut Vikström Precht) and kids. She is working as a choreographer and performer for “Rausch” by Gregory Caers for D’haus Duesseldorf. She performed for “The Red Queen” by Luke Jessop/ Ion Tribe, “Rising Dragon, Rebird Flying” by Odos Company and “Trio Zooplahop” (kids performance). She worked for “Jaellen 2021” – circus/dance creation by John Simon Wiborn company, “Spiegel im Spiegel” by belgian SIDE-SHOW Circus Company and “Nieuw Muziektheater Braaschaat Opera among others.