Grounding and Flying // a Movement and Expressive Arts Workshop with Amelia Uzategui Bonilla
Saturday, Aug 6 2016
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 6
 11am – 2pm
Grounding and Flying: a Movement and Expressive Arts Workshop
Sliding Scale $30 – $45 
Movement play and story-telling reign in this workshop exploring the weight and sensations of moving with a manta/blanket.  Participants will be introduced to the Tamalpa Life Art process, a movement-based expressive arts approach that integrates movement & dance, drawing, performance techniques and therapeutic practices.  In a safe and supportive environment, we will have the opportunity to perform with our mantas and imbue them with our own meaning-making.  What is the story that you delve into when you move with your manta?  Open to dancers and performers from all backgrounds and levels of experience.  Some mantas/blankets will be provided for participant use, but you are welcome to bring your own. 
Amelia Uzategui Bonilla (Peru/USA) dedicates herself to arts education, performance, and social justice. A graduate from the Juilliard School and Tamalpa Institute, Amelia’s work combines technical prowess and emotional sensitivity.  She has developed a collaborative creative practice in Berlin, Croatia, Argentina, throughout Peru and the United States.  In 2013, Amelia founded Rio Danza Comunitaria, a cultural organization dedicated to promoting human integration and environmental consciousness through the arts, based in Lima, Peru. She continues to study with Anna Halprin, currently teaches for Luna Dance Institute, and creates out of her studio in Oakland, CA.  She will present her latest work, “Myth of the Manta,” at Highways Performance Space August 5-6, 2016
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