UV Workshop for amateurs - Rob Hayden

@ Ultima Vez
Teacher: Rob Hayden

Workshop dates Monday, February 20th to Thursday, February 23rd, 2023

10:00 - 16:00

Ultima Vez (Brussels, Belgium)




UV Workshop - Rob Hayden (c) Danny Willems

Rob Hayden has been a member of Ultima since 2002, he regularly teaches Ultima Vez workshops and is now developing his own work.

Our beginner workshops are specifically catered to those who would like to dive into Wim Vandekeybus' world without any previous experience. Transmitting the Ultima Vez vocabulary is all about the specificity of the creation process and the physical, energetic movement Wim Vandekeybus’ performances are known for. The workshop will propose physically demanding tasks that deal with elements of corporeal, psychological, and emotional risk. These tasks will inherently challenge various limitations, inviting the participants to go beyond them. The workshop is designed to unlock the flow of living impulses within the body. Once unlocked, our attention, intention and awareness guide our work naturally. The primary and practical focus throughout the workshop will be on the delicate meeting point between precision and organicity, awareness of space and one’s ability to react to its constituent elements and to improvise within a structure. The overriding emphasis is focusing on developing within oneself what can be called the ‘total act’; a state wherein the performer works toward creating his or her own ‘movement as a theatrical act’ rather than as a technique.

Ultima Vez workshop program is divided in two groups, beginners and advanced. Our level division is based on field experience and applied by all our teachers. In case of doubt or insecurities, please do not hesitate to get in contact with Gilles via gilles@ultimavez.com.