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Contemporary Floor Work with Mathilde Gilhet

  • FLUX+FLOW 200 Crestview Road Columbus, OH, 43202 United States (map)

Mathilde's workshops emphasize Contemporary Dance technique development and improvisation. The technical aspects focus on floor work and develop awareness of our relationship to the floor in all movement levels. The practice studies organic movement, variations in movement qualities and dynamics in our dance, and their impact on the body. Mathilde's approach to floor work investigates the mechanical processes within the body as a means to discover smooth transitions to and from the floor. These engaging sessions will also focus on developing individuals approach to moving and performing confidently. All phrases and exercises delivered have a variety of alternate moves for different levels and individuals movement styles.

Mathilde Gilhet, was born in France and began her studies in 2004 at the Ecole du Centre Chorégraphique National Carolyn Carlson in France. In 2007 she joined the Ballet Junior de Genève where she had the opportunity to work with Alexander Ekman, Itzik Galili, Stijn Celis, Patrick Delcroix, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Lucinda Childs, Thierry Malandain, Andonis Foniadakis, Guilherme Botelho, Gilles Jobin, Yuval Pick, Ken Ossola, Nina Vallon (Forsythe Company), Company 7273, among others. Between 2008 and 2010 she worked regularly with Alias ompany in Switzerland. In September 2010, she joined the Quorum Ballet in Lisbon, Portugal, where she worked with Daniel Cardoso, Itzik Galili, Donald Bird, Gonçalo Lobato, Antonio Cabrita, Pedro Dias, Jácome Filipe, Elson Ferreira and Inês Godinho, etc..

Filippo and Mathilde go way back! They met in France while studying dance and shared their first professional experience together at Ballet Junior of Geneva. Since then they have maintained an intimate friendship and are excited to share creatively once again at Flux + Flow.