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Venue: The Place, Euston, London
Date: 28th April 2019
Laban Lecture:  The Laban Heritage   –   Ann Hutchinson-Guest, eminent movement and dance researcher and world-wide expert on Labanotation, will speak of her life-long experience of the Laban heritage.
Workshop 1 to be led by Adrian Look, Artistic Director and Choreographer of Tanztheater Adrian Look. Adrian studied at the Folkwang University in Essen.
Workshop 2 to be led by Melanie Clarke – Programme Leader Graduate Diploma in Dance Studies and Independent Study Programme at Trinity Laban
Evening performance by Adrian Look’s company – short piece based on their The Art of Failure production.
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For further details contact: Selina Martin

Laban Guild Summer School 2019

Dates: 16 – 18 August 2019
Venue: University of Bedfordshire, Bedford Campus
Contact Ann: coursesofficer@labanguild.org.uk
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Youth Dance Programme – Dancing into the Future – INSPIRE, CREATE, PERFORM, SHINE!
Date: 17 August 2019
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Laban Guild Creative Dance Leaders Course

Our current training course is running in Ware in October, near Hertford, (SG12 0BG). Module 1, introducing Laban Analysis, has already been completed and Module 2, on Teaching Styles and Strategies, will begin in March.
Would you like to refresh your teaching skills, re-gain your confidence, and discover a variety of ways of structuring sessions and delivering creative material?
If you have a Laban background, you can still join us for this module, 2/3 March and
6/7 April, with a free optional day of dance on 11 May.
Check out the dates on our website and contact Ann: coursesofficer@labanguild.org.uk for all details of the weekends, topics and tutors and special rates

Laban Guild Foundation Course
The practical and theoretical understanding of the body, space, dynamics and relationships as appropriate for developing performance, composition and appreciation. An invaluable toolbox for all movement and dance practitioners.
Dates: 23 March, 6, 13, 27 April, 11 May
Venue: Italia Conti, 23 Goswell Road, Barbican, City of London EC1M 7AJ
Contact: Maggie Killingbeck
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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.

Bernard Hepton, Patron of the Laban Guild, died on 27th July 2018.   The Autumn edition of Movement, Dance & Drama included an obituary written by Vice President Gordon Curl who had known him for many years.

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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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