Monday, January 13, 2020

Whim W'Him Contemporary Dance Workshop


Whim W’Him contemporary dance workshops will be held in New York City on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6pm – 8pm (W1), and on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 4pm – 6pm (W2) at Gibney – Union Square (890 Broadway). These workshops are held before our audition on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

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Invited dancers will explore original repertoire and receive a hands on collaborative approach to movement creation from Olivier Wevers, Whim W’Him Founder and Artistic Director. Dancers will also practice collaborative improvisation and partnering.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a welcoming and non-competitive creative environment, similar to company life, that will culminate in phrases sourced from current Whim W’Him repertoire as well as newly created material.

For Advanced Dancers Ages 17 and up committed to the creative process and looking to explore unique movement vocabulary and partnering concepts.


Advance material must be received by February 5, 2020
Limited space available – selected participants will receive a confirmation by email with instructions to pay the fee ($40) online in advance of the workshop

We aim to create an inclusive work environment and work to actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents, and experiences. We highly encourage people of color, individuals with disabilities, and other historically underrepresented groups in our community to apply.


$40 registration fee must be paid online in advance of the workshop for the invited dancers


No warm-up offered before the workshop - Socks are the required footwear


The main entrance for Gibney – Union Square (890 Broadway) is an accessible entrance and available during all building hours: 7:30 am – 7:30 pm Monday – Friday, and 9:00 am – 6:30 pm on Saturdays.


Whim W’Him is an award-winning Seattle-based contemporary dance company founded in 2009 by Olivier Wevers, former Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancer and choreographer, that showcases innovative dance in collaboration with global artists.

The company has performed original works by  Danielle Agami, Juanjo Arques, Andrew Bartee, Adam Barruch, Sidra Bell, Banning Bouldin, Jonathan Campbell, Brendan Duggan, Lauren Edson, James Gregg, Mark Haim, Joseph Hernandez, Kyra Jean Green, Larry Keigwin, Maurya Kerr, Alice Klock, Gabrielle Lamb, Loni Landon, MADBOOTS, Joshua Manculich, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Joshua Peugh, Bruno Roque, Omar Román De Jesús, Ihsan Rustem, Yoshito Sakuraba, Penny Saunders, Zoe Scofield, Pascal Touzeau, Manuel Vignoulle, Kate Wallich, Dominic Walsh, Olivier Wevers and Yin Yue.

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