Professional Contemporary Class with Aya Kobayashi
Aya’s class offers questions and imageries that navigate you to a dynamic journey of play. Working together with both improvisation and set material the class will explore the sense of gravity and fullness, deepen the clarity of patterns and explore the choreographic senses.
Class will take place on Wednesdays 24th and 31st January 9.30am-10.30am. At Scottish Ballet’s studio within Tramway, 25 Albert Dr, Glasgow G41 2PE. Cost £6 (cash on the day).
Aya is an independent dance artist based in UK, recently moved to Glasgow. She trained at Rambert School then completed her MA at University of Chichester. She has performed for companies such as Flexer & Sandiland, Rosemary Lee, Charlie Morrissey, Gecko Theatre, Saffy Setohy and Lila Dance. Aya has presented her work in the UK and abroad at locations including The Place, Royal Festival Hall, QEH, Birmingham Hippodrome, The Lowry, Northern Ballet, Stoke Mandeville Stadium (2012 Paralympic Torch relay ceremony), Tokyo, Madrid, Cairo and Queretaro in Mexico. She has been an associate artist for Anjali Dance Company for last 9 years where she gained range of teaching experiences and developed choreographic work with people with disabilities. She enjoys working with inclusive and intergenerational groups and dedicates to develop the artistry within communities. She works with Early Years and Family of Tate and present audience participation performances and lead education programs. Aya teaches technique and improvisation and works as a rehearsal director. Teaching credits includes Independent Dance, Greenwich Dance, Stopgap Dance Company, Stepup, Dance Limerick, Proda Norway, Rambert School and various universities/colleges in UK and abroad.