MIGRATIONS WORLD DANCE FESTIVAL

AUSTIN, TEXAS

WORKSHOPS & PERFORMANCES

JANUARY 13 - 15  2017

Three days of WORKSHOPS!

Featuring dances from around the world including

North African, Bellydance, Odissi, Hula, Poi, Hip Hop,

and Flamenco.

 

Two nights of SHOWS!

Live music from Solecism on Saturday. 

MORIA'S WORKSHOPS

TRIBAL FUSION HULA

TRIBAL FUSION HULA finds its roots in ancient hula, which was a temple dance performed to extensive chanting and drumming.   Its origins can be traced to India via Thailand, Indonesia, and the Polynesian islands.

 

In this workshop, Moria will share fundamental hula footwork, hip sways, and hand and arm articulation in its ancient style, and then fuse it with avante guard tribal fusion choreography.

 

TRIBAL FUSION HULA is an excellent way to add mystery, vitality, and great percussion to your dance repertoire.

ODISSI TRIBAL FUSION

Passed from Guru to student for thousands of years, Odissi Indian Temple dance is one of the oldest classical dance forms on Earth.  This workshop is designed for you to learn Odissi’s most fundamental combinations and exercises and how they can enhance your Tribal Fusion Bellydance  performance and practice.

 

As harbinger of this specific style of fusion, Moria was the first to bring these two aspects of movement together: Classical Odissi Indian Temple Dance and Tribal Fusion Bellydance.  In workshops around the world, Moria teaches the movements, stances, mudras, and expressions she has learned from her Odissi guru, Ratna Roy, who was a pupil of the last living Mahari (sacred temple dancer).  In conjunction with Dr. Roy's instruction, Moria has added her own new and unique blend of esthetics to create Odissi Tribal Fusion Bellydance combinations and choreography.  Moria offers each dancer a methodology for bringing this rapidly growing Sacred Arts form into her belly dance repertoire.

 

In ODISSI TRIBAL FUSION BELLYDANCE you will learn the body isolations, temple stance, Odissi posture, sacred geometry, and mudras of this ancient devotional dance and how they can be applied to modern music and movement.  Focus will be on technique and combinations, and will culminate in an Odissi Tribal Fusion choreography.

MAKE-UP

Trained as a high fashion and bridal make-up artist, Moria combines facial composition and structuring, undertones and color-combination, contour and color-correction with her passion for theatrical character make-up.

 

In MAKE-UP you will learn the secrets of flawless stage make-up including water proofing, smoky eyes, false-eyelash techniques, and amped-up lip and cheekbone enhancement.

 

Moria will review her favorite products, colors and application techniques.  She will also demonstrate the best use and applicability of a myriad of make-up brushes, glitter types, and bindi glue.

 

Dancers are welcome to bring their own make-up.  Moria welcomes questions about what make-up you have collected or tried, as well as questions about how to enhance your personal features.

 

Learn master techniques that will make your face pop and give your stage performance that finishing touch.

ADVANCED LAYERING & SHIMMY

ADVANCED LAYERING AND SHIMMY TECHNIQUES is designed for the more experienced dancer who is looking to expand her movement vocabulary and push her abilities to the max.

 

Topics include musicality in layering; playing different rhythms and tempos within different sections of the body to create orchestrated movement; layering shimmies with precision on virtually every part of the body; and footwork and patterns as part of the layering extravaganza!

 

ADVANCED LAYERING AND SHIMMY TECHNIQUES puts together the various drills and traveling-patterns previously learned in order to build control and stamina in layering.   Advanced drills will show you how to maintain deliciously crisp isolations while layering 2, 3, or 4 different components of the fundamental moves.

Some of the more advanced elements of this workshop include using turns, traveling, and layering movements to culminate in new, advanced combinations that we will work into a Tribal Fusion choreography.

 

Prior isolation training is helpful but all levels are welcome.  Some experience in Tribal Fusion technique is required.

HOTEL INFORMATION is listed on the Migrations Website.  Participants can book a great deal at the Holiday Inn where the workshops will be held.

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