Laban Guild Foundation Course
Movement and dance practitioners are invited to attend this 30 hour course to gain knowledge, skills and understanding of the body, space, dynamics and relationships. In so doing participants will develop an invaluable toolbox that will facilitate the enhancement of performance, composition and appreciation skills personally and/or in a teaching context. On successful completion of the course a National Governing Body award for the Foundation Course in Laban Based Creative Dance will be acquired.
Saturday 28th March 2020 10.00 – 5.00
Saturday 4th April 2020 10.00 – 5.00
Saturday 25th April 2020 10.00 – 5.00
Saturday 2nd May 2020 10.00 – 5.00
Saturday 9th May 2020 10.00 – 5.00 (incl assessment)
Italia Conti 23 Goswell Road, Barbican, City Of London, London, EC1M 7AJ
Application Form
For further information or to register for the course please contact Maggie Killingbeck M.Killingbeck@ntlworld.com

The Laban Guild would like to invite applications for Secretary and Membership Secretary to join our Board of Trustees (Laban Guild Council). Our Board are volunteers but reasonable travel expenses can be paid.
Please send a CV and a Covering Letter (no more than 1 page of A4) telling us why you would like to join us and highlighting your experience in the role for which you are applying. Some knowledge of the current dance sector and work of Rudolf Laban would be beneficial.
Please send CV and Covering Letter to:
Yael Owen-Mckenna Chair – Laban Guild for Movement and Dance:
To view the job descriptions and person specifications please click on the links below.
Secretary Role Description
Secretary Person Specification
Membership Secretary Role Description
Membership Secretary Person Specification

REMINDER: If you didn’t give permission to be kept on the eFlash list, you will have been removed. To sign up again please email: eflash@labanguild.org.uk

2019 Laban lecture by Dr Ann Hutchinson-Guest

‘My experience of Rudolf Laban and how his work was carried forward’

View on YouTube https://youtu.be/eN586jGzWVc

Geraldine Stephenson Archive
Now completed and available to view at the NRCD, University of Surrey, Guildford.
The archive can be viewed online at calmarchivecat.surrey.ac.uk.
For research enquiries or visits contact archives@surrey.ac.uk

Eurolab is supporting GLOBAL WATER DANCES – Mission statement:
“We connect and support a global community of choreographers and dancers to inspire action and international collaboration for water issues through the universal language of dance.”
Visit www.laban-eurolab.org for more information.

Members’ Events
For events and regular classes provided by individual Guild members, please visit the Members Events page

New General Data Protection Regulations came into effect on May 25th.
Please read our privacy policies here:
Laban Guild Data Protection Policy May 2018
Laban Guild Privacy Notice for Members May 2018



Five dancers illustrate ways in which virtual maps and clusters of dynamic colouring offer frameworks and tools for choreographic exploration, composition and development.
The material is based on the innovative work of Rudolf Laban, pioneer of Dance Theatre, Movement Analysis and Dance Notation.
DVD £16 per copy (incl. postage)
Contact: Anna Carlisle

Revised Warren Lamb Editions
Posture and Gesture: an Introduction to the Study of Physical Behaviour
A Framework for Understanding Movement: my Seven Creative Concepts
Beyond Dance: Laban’s Legacy of Movement Analysis
An Eye for Movement: Warren Lamb’s Career in Movement Analysis
Decision Making and Movement Analysis (DVD)
All available through Brechin Books, 6 Brechin Place, London SW6 4QA
Contact: books@brechinbooks.online
These are also available as e-books through Kindle Publishing and Smashwords.

Laban Collection at the Brotherton Library
The John Hodgson Collection has now been catalogued and is available at https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/168066
There is also a guide with descriptive text to accompany a selection of images and documents. The Laban Collection guide can be accessed at http://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-rudolf-laban-collections

Warren Lamb Archive
The NRCD is hoping to obtain enough funding to make the Warren Lamb Archive available to the public, and to this end has provided a link for donations on the University of Surrey’s online store

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