contemporary dance workshops 2019

We would love to invite all the dance lovers to Lublin to participate in workshops led by the Guests of the Festival.

This time, the workshops are led by pedagogues such as: Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain, Lucy Suggate / Great Britain, Inna Aslamova / Belorussia, Adi Weinberg / Israel, Dimitra Mertzani / Greece, Themis Andreoulaki / Greece, Danai Pazirgiannidi / Greece.


November 16th / Saturday /

Group A – advanced
10:00 am – 11:30 am  – Dimitria Mertzani / Greece
11:45 am – 01:15 pm – Themis Andreoulaki / Greece
01:30 pm – 03:00 pm – Amy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain
03:15 pm – 04:15 pm – Lucy Suggate / Great Britain

Group B – intermediate
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Danai Pazirgiannidi / Greece
11:45 am – 01:15 pm – Maria Bregianni / Greece
01:30 pm – 03:00 pm – Lucy Suggate / Great Britain03:15 pm – 04:45 pm – Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain

Group C – beginners
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain
11:45 am – 01:15 pm – Lucy Suggate / Great Britain


November 17th / Sunday /

Group A – advanced
09:00 am – 10:30 am – Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain
10:45 am – 12:15 pm – Lucy Suggate / Great Britain

Group B – intermediate
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Adi Weinberg / Israel
11:45 am – 01:15 pm – Inna Aslamova / Belorussia
01:30 pm – 03:00 pm – Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain
03:15 pm – 04:45 pm – Lucy Suggate / Great Britain


Group C – beginners
10:00 am – 11:30 am – Inna Aslamova / Belorussia
11:45 am – 01:15 pm – Ammy Bell & Jamie McCarthy / Great Britain



To the advanced group A we would like to invite people who meet the following criteria:

  • systematic and active participation in the Dance Theatres’ performances / national and international projects,
  • very good knowledge of the contemporary dance nomenclature,
  • high awareness of one’s body,
  • steady participation in workshops in the country or abroad exceeding 7 years.

To the intermediate group B we would like to invite people standing out through:

  • basic awareness of one’s body,
  • basic knowledge of the contemporary dance nomenclature,
  • earlier participation in contemporary dance workshops for at least 5 years,
  • participation in miniatures and etudes using contemporary dance techniques on a regional scale.

To the beginner group C – we encourage all the people willing to explore the Dance Theatres, contemporary dance and one’s body capabilities, and to develop one’s creativity potential.



Group A – 180 / 150 PLN*

Group B – 240 / 200 PLN **

Group C – 120 / 100  PLN **

*participation costs for the members of Centrum Ruchu


  1. The number of spots in the dance workshops is limited.
  2. The order of applications confirmed by the payment is decisive. Please make the payment only after receiving the organisers’ confirmation about available spots in the group for the following data:

Bank PKO S.A. 61 1240 1503 1111 0010 0136 6780 entitled “Dance workshops”.
Recipient’s address: Centre for Culture in Lublin, Peowiaków 12 street, zip-code 20-007 Lublin [in Polish: Centrum Kultury w Lublinie, ul. Poewiaków 13, 20-007 Lublin]

  1. The organiser reserves the right to appoint the Participant to another group.
  2. Time for applications confirmed by the payment is due to  November 13th, 2019. After this date, reservations of spots in the groups that are not confirmed by the payment or information will be cancelled.
  3.  The dance workshops are dedicated for people over the age of 16.


AMY BELL / Great Britain
Is a dance artist who unwraps conversations around queerness, language and movement. She is a choreographer, writer, curator and facilitator whose practices are borne of a binary busting fervour.

As an acclaimed performer, Amy has collaborated on a range of site responsive, theatrical and installation works including with Lea Anderson, Hussein Chalayan & Damien Jalet, Tino Sehgal, Alessandro Sciarroni, Chiara Frigo and Maresa von Stockert’s Tilted Productions. Amy was Work Place Associate Artist and is currently Artist Development Manager at The Place in London.

She aims to explode them-and-us thinking around embodiment, marginalised experience and between audiences, artists and institutions. Alongside The Forecast, sister piece TOMBO(Y)LA is an installation of conversation and dancing which occupies gallery spaces. Politically rigorous whilst uniquely approachable, her works create connection whilst celebrating particularity.


JAMIE MCCARTHY / Great Britain

Has worked for many years performing and composing music in a wide variety of situations, with a primary focus on cross-artform work and collaboration. Recent projects include work with Joanna Young, Seke Chimutengwende, Fevered Sleep, Raquel Messeguer, Dog Kennel Hill and Simonetta Alessandri. He has for many years taught music at London Contemporary Dance School and was lucky enough to spend eight joyful years touring the world as a violinist with Canadian queer band The Hidden Cameras. Jamie also releases his ‘symphonic drone music’ under the name ‘CERFILIC’.


LUCY SUGGATE / Great Britain

Is a dance artist and choreographer recognised for her articulate and engaging solo performances as well as group installations informed by     elements of synchronicity, cooperation and performance as act of communal embodiment.

Her work is routed in a movement practice which is an ongoing inquiry into the perceptual and physical expansion that occurs when engaged in durational  moving and thinking. This work is often supported by sound and music that    accelerates the process of altered states encouraging the performer into height-ened states of awareness, availability and articulation –  its during this space that new constellations, ideas, patterns and possibilities emerge through the sifting.

A lot of her current focus is around creating spaces and conditions to support more expanded and fluid approaches to dance and choreography both in doing and spectating. Research and questions that challenging  and interrogate     dominant systems often frame the whole process, such as
What do we Choreograph and how do we dance in the 21st Century; the age of crisis, complexity, opinion and information?



Was born in Amsterdam and raised in Athens, Greece. She graduated from the Experimental Music High School of Pallini in 2014 and from the Greek National School of Dance in 2018, both with Honors. She has worked as a performer in Greece and abroad with choreographers and directors such as: Christos Papadopoulos, Fanny Ardant, (LA) HORDE collective, Anastasia Lyra, Elena Antoniou, Anton Lachky, Panos Angelopoulos. Apart from performing, she is currently carrying on with her studies at the University of Athens (department of Theater Studies) and training to be a Refined Pilates Method teacher.



She graduated from both DEPAK School of Dance in Kalamata and State School of Dance in Athens. She has collaborated with choreographers such as: Dimitris Papaioannou (in the piece “NoWhere” and in the Baku 2015 Olympic European Games Opening ceremony with Dimitris Papaioannou as artistic director), Christos Papadopoulos (in pieces “Elvedon”, “Opus”, ION”). She performed as a dancer in the movie “Suspiria” with choreography by Daniel Jalet. She participated in workshops run by: Keren Levi, David Zambrano, Frey Faoust, Inaki Azpillaga, Ted Stoffer, Anton Lachky, Milan Herich, David Hernadez, Renata Graziadei, Laura Aris Alvarez, Damien Jalet, Meytal Blanaru, Ernesto Edivaldo, Peter Jasko.

/ Israel – Poland

ADI WEINBERG graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, the Haifa Program for Professional Dancers and did an apprenticeship in Vertigo Dance Company.  As a contemporary dancer she performed at many festivals around the world. She has worked with choreographers and institutions, such as: Andrea Costanzo Martini, Nadar Rosano, Efrat Rubin, Rachel Erdos, Noa Zuk, Aviv Eveguy, Shimrit Golan, Yuval Goldstein, Sharon Vaisvaser, Deganit Shemi, Michael Miller, Fresco Dance Company, the Israeli Opera and the Polish National Opera. Since 2014, she develops as a choreographer and preforms with her creations in different platforms and festivals such as Machol Shalem International Dance week, Tel Aviv Dance festival at Suzanne Dellal, MAAT festival, MSTT festival, KRoki festival and more. In 2017 she was awarded with a grant from Mifal HaPais Council for the Culture and Arts for developing her choreography. Adi is a certified Gaga teacher (the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin, artistic director and choreographer of the Batsheva Dance Company). Additionally, she is a Shiatsu therapist, Ayurveda-Seed masseur and a Pilates instructor.



Dancer, choreographer, teacher and organizer of some art-events in field of contemporary dance in Belarus. Theater and solo performance improvisation visiting ADF training in Moscow as well as many other workshops in different countries. In 1994 Inna Aslamova formed a Contemporary Dance Group “Quadro”, in 2014 Inna with Daniil Belkin (Ukraine) formed ID Dance Project. She has created with her dancers more than 15 pieces and projects which were presented in different countries of Europe, Korea and UK. From 2001 to 2008 Inna was Head of the Contemporary Dance Department of the Children Dance School in Gomel. Currently she also works with students of College of Arts in Gomel and improves her own method of teaching. Inna is an initiator and co-artistic director of the Festival of Physical and Dance Theatres “PlaStforma-Minsk”. Inna Aslamova was awarded with special prizes for “Best Choreography” (IFMC, national contest, 2002) as well as for the dance piece “In the Face of the Sky” (IFMC, international contest, 2004). She also won in nominations for “Best dance teacher” and “Best choreographer” (national contest, 2004). In 2004 she won in the choreographers contest at the Children’s Ballet Festival “BBF-4” (Daugavpils, Latvia).  The choreographer has taught contemporary dance technique, improvisation and composition to children and adults as part of festivals and educational programs in Belarus, Poland, Moldova, France, Russia, Ukraine, Sweden and Germany.


Centrum Kultury w Lublinie, Peowiaków, Lublin, Polska