Gdansk Shakespeare Festival


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10 July 2019

The students of Shanghai Oceans University will present a Chinese Classical Dance etiude, before the performances of “Shakespeare Shake” by Chinese SISU group as part of ShakespeareOFF.

Clouds in the Forbidden City” dance programme will be presented on 3rd August at 16:45 and 4th August at 18:15, outside the TwO Windows Theatre.

The fluttering fans, swaying skirts, twisting waists and smart breath realize the convergence of elegant, graceful, powerful meaning of Chinese traditional dance vividly, showing the inheritance and development of modern youth to traditional dance.

Cast: Yin Leying, Chen Xuhan, Cheng Yu, Bi Wenyi, Guo Weiyu

Shanghai Ocean University(SHOU) is a multi-disciplinary applied research-based institution of higher education jointly established by Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, State Oceanic Administration and the Ministry of Agriculture. In September, 2017, it was selected by Ministry of Education into the ‘Double First-Class Initiative’ program for its First-Class Discipline of aquaculture. The school motto is defined as ‘Diligence, Sincerity, Dedication and Practicality’. It adheres to the philosophy of ‘Fisheries rights are related to ocean rights’. The campus culture is rich and colorful including the holding of college students’ culture and art festival regularly. We will stick to talent cultivation orientation and focus on promoting research and excavation projects on Marine culture to create an atmosphere of culture cultivation with unique Marine characteristics.

Accompanying event. Free admission.

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2 July 2019

imPerfect Dancers Company is pleased to offer to the people of Gdansk this unique workshop. This workshop consists of a journey through pieces of the company’s repertoire. The class implements a movement-game of short phrases that are involving the basics of Matteini-Broeckx’s choreographic language. The intention of this game is that all the participants find a way how to transform their limitations into abilities, exploring the emotional side of one’s being.

We just love sharing our experience and passion for dance. – Ina Broeckx

Dance workshops are a part of the „Summer Shakespeare Academy” during the 23rd Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival
Cooperation: Amareya Theatre
Workshops led by: Ina Broeckx and imPerfect Dancers Company members

WHEN: 26.07.2019 (Friday), at 17:00 ( was 16:00)
WHERE: Nowa Synagoga, ul. Partyzantów 7, Gdańsk-Wrzeszcz
FOR: This workshop can be attended by  professionals, amateurs, actors, people that are open minded and want to experiment.

Workshop in English, no translation provided.
Free admission. Places limited. Previous enrolment necessary at:

Ina Broeckx
Artistic Director and Co-choreographer
Ina Broeckx (born 2 June 1971), a native of Belgium, graduated from the Royal Ballet School, Antwerp (Belgium) and has danced with internationally renowned companies such as the Nederlands Dans Theater II, the Centre Chorégraphique National de Tours, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, the Opéra National de Lyon and the Fondazione Nazionale della Danza – Compagnia Aterballetto. During her career, she has been fortunate enough to dance in works by world-famous choreographers, including Balanchine, Jirí Kilián, Hans Van Manen, Mats Ek, William Forsythe, Angelin Preljoçaj, Nacho Duato, Ohad Naharin, Paul Lightfoot, Itzik Galilli, Jacopo Godani, Maguy Marin, John Alleyne, Karole Armitage, Claude Brumachon and many Others.

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