Žiga Jereb

Ziga

He was born and raised in Slovenia. After graduating from Ballet Conservatory in Ljubljana he continued his education in Austria at the Vienna State Opera Ballet School where he finished with diploma in 2001. His first professional experience was with Ballet des Jeunes d´Europe under the artistic direction of Jean- Charles Gil. His next stop was in Germany. He joined Krefeld/ Moenchengladbach Theater in 2001, where he stayed for seven years, under the direction of Heidrun Schwaarz and later Roberth North. He had the privilege to work with choreographers like Renato Zanella, Christopher Bruce, Hans van Manen and Jan Linkens and both directors. He choreographed two pieces for the Slovenian Ballet Association Gala in years 2008 and 2009. In 2008 he came to Landestheater Linz where he worked first as a guest for two years before he became a member of the company under the direction of Jochen Ulrich, which created and choreographed Fidelio, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Anna Karenina, Michelangelo, Winterreise, Kafka Amerika, Rumi, Four Seasons, Ship of Fools, Seven Deadly Sins and Romeo and Juliet. Last year he started with art therapy education, at the Vienna School for Art Therapy, with the goal to broaden and challenge my artistic approach to movement and apply this in the teachings of contemporary movement and dance theatre. He collaborated with Lace Dance Company and Dance Ability Vienna for the projects Dancing With Paints in Vienna and Dance is Dead in Los Angeles. As a teacher of creative and modern dance he taught at Dance Conservatory Ljubljana, Music School Krems and as an assistant teacher at the ImPulsTanz Vienna.

PRAGUE 27th of July - 3rd of August

MODERN

The class consists of introductory warm up exercises and then follows with balance understanding, creating impulses for the motion, use of gravity and floorwork. The emphasis is not on a form but on awareness and the process itself, feeling the body in space, discovering its dynamic possibility and
to facilitate an ease and freedom of movement.

PARTNERING

The class focuses on performing sequences applying balance, coordination, technique and expressive skills to achieve harmony with the partner and thus developing a mutually supportive approach to learn steps and movements. Dancer is encouraged to respond creatively and flexibly, and to interpret and provide signals to the partner while dancing.

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