Agenda

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Musicality of Movement

Date: 27 / 01 / 2020 

Time: 20:30

Location: Splendor Amsterdam 

"Not following, but being the music' - where playing music and action intertwines in real time composition. 

Classical singers from the  Conservatory of Amsterdam:.
Claudia Ribas, Maria Warenberg, Mia Mandineau, Sofia Pedro, Andrew George Sanjay, Joris van Baar
Marije Nie - tapdance, Erik Kooger - drums, 

Aida Alvarez Fernandez - viola, Moro Osito von Ropi - saxophon, flute

Virág Dezső - direction

MoM IMT course in 6 blocks

Dates: 

Block 1. 01 & 02 / 11 / 2019

Block 2. 08 & 09 / 11 / 2019

Block 3. 29 & 30 / 11 / 2019

Block 4. 13 & 14 / 12 / 2019

Block 5. 17 & 18 / 01 / 2020

Block 6. 24 & 25 / 01 / 2020

Time:

Friday 19:00 - 21:30 & Saturday 10:30 - 16:30 

Location:

Studio MAPA Nederland, Korte Versprockweg 7-9, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Walking distance from the Haarlem train station; free parking.

Workshop leader: Virag Dezso

Working language: English

Summer Academy in Makó/Hungary

Time: 05 / 08 / 2019 - 09 / 08 / 2019

Location: Makó / Hungary 

Program: Summer Academy / Nyári Szabadegyetem 

Languge: Hungarian / English

Teacher: Virág Dezsö

The 2 Musicality of Movement courses are part of the 10 days art oriented activities of the Summer Academy.

Workshops in different fields of art, artist talks on different locations will be in the beautiful city of Makó located in south of Hungary, close to Szeged.

One of the MoM courses is directly related to the classical voice course with Eva Báthori, Hungarian soprano / teacher and coorganizer of the Summer Academy. Her students will be automatcally inscribed for the MoM course.  

The other course is open for actors, performers, movement lovers.

Young Musician's Summer Academy

Date: 15 / 07 / 2019 - 20 / 07 / 2019 

Location: Debrecen, Hungary, University of Debrecen / Liszt Ferenc Music Department 

The masterclass is part of the International Young Musician's Summer Academy organised by the music department of the University of Debrecen in Hungary. 

It is open for all participants of the IYMSA.

Working language is Hungarian and English. 

Led by Virág Dezsö (artistic leader MAPA, docent Conservatorium van Amsterdam, teacher MoM University of Debrecen)  

MimeWave Festival

Date: 15 / 06 / 2019 - 17 / 06 / 2019 

Location: Les Curbas Centre, Kiev, Ukraine 

The workshop is a special program in the first MimeWave festival organized by Anastasiia Liubchenko formal student of MAPA. Virag Dezso leads the Musicality of Movement workshop spiced with mime, physical acting by Ide van Heiningen.

SALON Instant Music Theatre

MAPA SALON:

Open Presentation of MoM  Instant Music Theatre course in 5 blocks

2nd part: the presentation is followed by open discussion about the process

Date: Saturday 30 / 03 / 2019 - 16:00 

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Korte Verspronckweg 7-9, Haarlem, The Netherlands

part 1: Celebrating the 5 intense IMT workshop blocks by sharing our experience with our audience - you, your friends and colleagues in a form of an open presentation. Performers, who participated at least in 3 blocks will guide the audience's imagination through real time composition, where the different aspects - audible, visible, sensible - play an equal role. 

part 2: open discussion about the process, which was based on the Musicality of Movement / MoM approach led by Virág Dezsö  

Entrance: free donation at the Bar  

Free parking! Walking distance from the Haarlem train station. 

MAPA workshop series: MoM - IMT course - Block 5

Block 5. - scene 

Date: Friday 29 / 03 / 2019 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 30 / 03 / 2019 10:30 - 16:30 

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Leader: Virág Dezső

The 5 MoM workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

5th block: The developing scene. Focusing on reading the specific nature of a developing scene. It allows longer phrases to be born. All aspects come together creating poetry. The smaller elements become part of a larger context. We aim to listen carefully to the creating process and live through the moments with our imagination, which we share on the solid ground of trust and developed skills.   

Discover and stregthen the special qualities we all have as individuals, awakening our physical imagination, opening up trust in our senses and trust in others based on listening. 

MAPA workshop series: MoM - IMT course - Block 4

Block 4. - motive-motif & phrase

Date: Friday 15 / 03 / 2019 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 16 / 03 / 2019 10:30 - 16:30

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Leader: Virág Dezső 

The 5 workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course, led by Virág Dezső. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

4th block: motive-motif & phrasing. Exploring: compositional possibilities in a spatial context. Discovering the inclusion of all aspects - audiable, visible, sensable - is guided though improvisation exercises. 

Awakening our physical imagination is key to poetic work. 

MAPA workshop series: MoM - IMT course - Block 3

Block 3. - time 

Date: Friday 1 / 03 / 2019 - 19:00 - 21:30 & Saturday 2 / 03 / 2019 10:30 - 16:30 

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Leader: Virág Dezső

The 5 MoM workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

3rd block: perception of time - further discovering musicality in all aspects from this special angle.

How do we relate to the 'now' or the moment 'before' or 'after'? What are the compositional consequences? Through structured and carefully guided improvisation exercises we deepen our physical imagination exploring the reality and illusion of 'timing',- what we hear, what we see, what we sense and the realtion of all.

MAPA workshop series: MoM - IMT course - Block 2

Block 2. - space

Date: Friday 7 / 12 / 2018 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 8 / 12 / 2018 10:30 - 16:30 

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Haarlem, The Netherlands

Leader: Virág Dezső

The 5 workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in spatial composition. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

2nd block: the musicality of Space. Exploring lines, directions, distances, relations, rhythm, dynamics, theatrical facts, choices and decisions. Widening our physical imagination through structured and carefully guided improvisation exercises. 

MAPA workshop series: MoM - IMT course - Block 1

Block 1. - body 

Date: Friday 23 / 11 / 2018 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 24 / 11 / 2018 10:30 - 16:30

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland / Haarlem, The Netherlands 

Leader: Virág Dezső

As part of the MAPA workshop series, the 5 MoM workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of spatial composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

1st block: The poetic body. Exploring: energy, impulses, articulation,  musicality (tempo, rhythm, dynamic, tonality) and intention (starting point, direction) of our movements, all guided though structured improvisation exercises. 

Discover and stregthen the special qualities we all have as individuals, awakening our physical imagination, opening up trust in our senses and trust in others based on listening. 

Workshop day in Debrecen / Hungary

Musicality of Movement - tention release 

 

Date: Wednesday 24 / 10 / 2018 

Time: Block 1: 10:00 - 12:30

        Block 2: 13:00 - 15:00 

Location: University of Debrecen, Faculty of Music, Ferenc Liszt concert hall 

One day workshop with Virág Dezsö in 2 intense working blocks.

The program is developed especially for musicians.

Organised by Gulyás György Vocational College 

YAMsession - Producers Froum

Event: YAM (Young Audiences Music) annual session

Date: 17-19 October 2018

Location: Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Cidade da Cultura

YAMsession is an annual international event for creative professionals working in the field of young audiences development.

Producers Forum brings together the local young audiences production with international producer,directors and performance experts.​

 

This year Virág Dezsö as director is invited to introduce the MoM approach in creating processes. 

The production first performs live for the YAMsession with their existing work. ​

After they are whisked away by the producers and over the course of the next 2 days they work together to make a 'new production'.

It is presented again on the final day. The whole process is followed by the audience who is encouraged to give input and reflections on what transforms a good production into a great one!

Panna Cantata on Haarlem Cultuur Festival

Panna Cantata - instant music theatre performance

Event: Haarlem Cultuur Festival 

Date & Time: Friday     08 / 09 / 2018  20:30 - 21:15 

                 Saturday  09 / 09 / 2018  15:00 - 15:45

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Korte Verspronckweg 7-9, Haarlem, The Netherlands

The MAPA Summer Academy 2018 program is culminated in public performances.

The process is focusing on the integration of body/movement / space / light and playing music. 

After performing on Nestival as the first view on the process, the final performances will be seen on the Haarlem Cultuur Festival.   

Each performance is structure based instant compositions, developed by the MoM approach. 

Feel welcome!

Panna Cantata on Nestival

Panna Cantata - instant music theatre performance

Event: NESTIVAL by Circus Hakim 

Date: Saturday 01 / 09 / 2018

Time: 15:00 & 17:00 

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Korte Verspronckweg 7-9, Haarlem, The Netherlands

The summer Academy 2018 program is culminated in public performances.

The Nestival presentation is the first view on the process working on the integration of body/movement / space / light and music. 

Each performance is structure based instant compositions. 

Feel welcome to see the international company!

MAPA Summer Academy 2018

Date: 20 / 08 / 2018 - 09 / 09 / 2018

Location: Studio MAPA Nederland, Korte Verspronckweg 7-9, Haarlem, The Netherlands

3 weeks intense laboratory work includes: 

Approaching spatial composition through musicality - the audible, the visible and the sensible aspects - from a physical and theatrical angle. 

In addition to complete compositions, we learn the basics of how to work with theatre lighting as partner and scenographic element, understanding the relation 'performer-space-light'. 

The training process has a great focus on improvisation. 

The process is culminated in public performances on the 3rd week. 

The project is open for professionals in the field of performing arts with a strong experience within their specialisation. 

Artistic lead: Virág Dezső and Ide van Heiningen

Masterclass MoM in Debrecen / Hungary

Date: daily 1,5 hour class during the period 15 / 07 / 2018 - 24 / 07 / 2018 

The masterclass is part of the International Young Musicians Summer Academy organised by the music department of the University of Debrecen in Hungary. 

It is open for all participants of the IYMSA.

Working language is Hungarian and English. 

Workshop in Debrecen / Hungary

April 25, 2018

Date: Thursday 26 / 04 / 2018 

Time: 1. block: 10:00 - 12:30

        2. block: 13:00 - 15:30 

 

The 2 block workshop is a basic introduction to Musicality of Movement with a special focus on tention release in performing. Especially organised for musicians.

 

The working language is: Hungarian and English. 

Open Presentation of MoM - Instant Music Theatre course 

MAPA SALON: Presentation of MoM  Instant Music Theatre course 

Date: Saturday 24 / 03 / 2018 - 16:00 - Performance

Celebrating the 5 intense IMT workshop with Virág Dezső by sharing our experience with you, your friends and colleagues in an open presentation. Performers, who participated at least in 3 blocks will guide the audience's imagination through real time composition in a way, where the different aspects - audible, visible, sensible - play an equal role. 

Entrance: free donation at the Bar  

Free parking! Walking distance from the Haarlem train station. 

MAPA workshop series: 5 blocks MoM - IMT

5th block. - scene 

Date: Friday 23 / 03 / 2018 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 24 / 03 / 2018 10:30 - 16:30 

The 5 MoM workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course, led by Virág Dezső. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

5th block: The developing scene. Focusing on reading the specific nature of a developing scene. It allows longer phrases to be born. All aspects come together creating poetry. The smaller elements become part of a larger context. We aim to listen carefully to the creating process and live through the moments with our imagination, which we share on the solid ground of trust and developed skills.   

Discover and stregthen the special qualities we all have as individuals, awakening our physical imagination, opening up trust in our senses and trust in others based on listening. 

MAPA workshop series: 5 blocks MoM - IMT

4th block. - motive-motif & phrase

Date: Friday 09 / 03 / 2018 19:00 - 21:30 - Saturday - 10 / 03 / 2018 10:30 - 16:30 

The 5 workshop blocks together create the Instant Music Theatre mini course, led by Virág Dezső. Instant, because we improvise, Music, because we explore the musicality of all aspects, Theatre, because we discover poetry and dramaturgy in composititon. Each block is going to focus on an important element such us body, space, time, phrasing, scene.

Following the full course will give you an overvieuw of all aspects and their relation. Developing improvisation skills with growing intention and understanding of composition.

Dont worry, you can also choose one or two blocks, each block can be joined separate as well! 

4th block: motive-motif & phrasing. Exploring: compositional possibilities in a spatial context. Discovering the inclusion of all aspects - audiable, visible, sensable - is guided though improvisation exercises. 

Awakening our physical imagination is key to poetic work. 

MoM in Taipei Taiwan

Date: 02 / 02 / 2018 - 11 / 02 / 2018

10 days - intense - MoM workshop in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2 blocks. We are going to work from the morning till the afternoon every day. The last workshop day includes the presentation. 

Participants who follow the 2 blocks will share their experience on the final open presentation.

Morning training with Ide van Heiningen

MoM workshop with Virág Dezső

MoM in Hong-Kong

Date: 29 - 31 / January / 2018

3 day intense masterclass for professionals from the field of performing arts.

The masterclass includes a morning class introducing the ABC principles of stage performance, followed by the MoM workshop program with feed back. 

9:00 - 10:30 open Morning training with Ide van Heiningen 

10:45 - 16:00 Musicality of Movement workshop with Virág Dezső (Participation in the workshop is possible only who participate in the morning class) 

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