Dance Camp 2022
Dates: Monday 8th - Friday 12th August 2022
Time: 10.00am to 6.00pm daily
Aimed towards: Professional/experienced dancers, makers, practitioners, teachers & recent graduates
Age Restrictions: Must be over 18yrs
Inclusive of £22.50 entrance into the garden each day (Food, travel and camping costs are additional)
Earlybird price booking before 15th July : £75
Bookings close 31st July
For any questions or if the cost is a barrier to you attending please get in touch [email protected]
About the Residency
Join us for a truly unique dance residency at the breathtaking Lost Gardens of Heligan, right in the heart of Cornwall.
With guided movement tasks and playful improvisations in the gardens by day and hearty fireside chats and camping at a stunning coastal campsite by night.
Hosted by local artists Emily Alden and Theo Clinkard, these five days offer an opportunity to reconnect to our dancing selves, to fellow movers and to the wider dance community.
Daily Schedule (subject to change)
9.30am - 10.30am Gather
10.30am - 1pm Movement Session 1
1pm - 2pm Lunch
2pm - 4pm Movement Session 2
4pm - 4.30pm Break
4.30pm - 6.00pm Movement Session 3 / Guided Conversation
Evening Fireside dinner, music, swimming, chats
About Theo Clinkard
Theo Clinkard was born in Cornwall and his current practice spans choreography, design, performance, mentoring and pedagogy.
Following 20 years dancing for some of the UK’s most celebrated choreographers; Matthew Bourne, Wayne McGregor, Siobhan Davies, Rafael Bonachela among others, he launched his own company in 2012 and has steadily built an international reputation for creating affecting and visually arresting work for small, middle and large-scale theatres as well as non-theatre settings.
About Emily Alden
Emily is a dancer & choreographer who works across dance & theatre, live & digital formats & communities. Originally from the Midlands Emily trained in Contemporary Dance at Bretton Hall College of Arts in Yorkshire & is now based in Cornwall. She has worked extensively as a dancer in touring and site-based productions with companies including WildWorks, Cscape, Kneehigh & Simon Birch, & performed in works by Rosemary Lee, Emma Rice, Yael Flexer, & Agnieszka Blonska.
She is currently developing new work In My Head exploring everyday sound & hearing loss supported by Arts Council England & Audio Moves, a series of analogue & digital projects amongst other projects.
Emily is a recipient of the Artists International Development Fund (Arts Council England and British Council), a Developing Your Creative Practice grant (Arts Council England) and a member of an international networking group through the Arts Access Festival Forum (Goethe Institut and British Council).