Guest teaching at Queen’s College

Up for an special dance day out? Infusion’s Dan Cossette is teaching at Queen’s College Cambridge, for the contemporary dance society. They write:

“AN EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT FOR NEXT WEEK…

We’re delighted to announce that Dan Cossette will be leading next Friday’s class, yes singular! Please note that there will be ONLY ONE class combining both levels next Friday 16 November, just for that one week, 16.30 – 18.00 in Bowett Room. Live accompaniment by Terry Mann.

Dan Cossette is a graduate of Mimeistry International School of Arts, Pasadena, CA, specializing in French Mime. He trained in modern dance and contemporary ballet with Ad Deum Dance Company, Houston, TX, and danced as a company member from 2009-2013. Currently he dances part time with Springs Dance Company, London, and co-directs Infusion Physical Theatre, Cambridge.

 

We’re delighted that he’ll be leading our class, do come and join us for this fantastic opportunity!”

Queens’ is very proud to offer contemporary dance technique classes taught by the college Dance Artist in Residence, Adèle Thompson. Queens’ has the only Dance Artist in Residence in any Oxbridge college. All classes operate on a drop-in basis, so you can join in whenever you want, there is no subscription charge and the cost of each class is £6 employed / £4 students / £2 students at Queens’. All classes are open to anyone whether associated with Queens’, the University in general or not connected to the University at all. All classes have live musical accompaniment.
 

 

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Corporeal Café Theatre

What better way to enjoy your summer weekend than a close-hand dance and mime performance in a relaxed café-style atmosphere. Bring some friends, grab a table, and enjoy a triple bill of local physical artists presenting live, with multi-media, and dance films.

Feel free to contact us for additional information.

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Houston-based company in Cambridge

Ad Deum dancers Daniel Seth York and Anna Handelsman. photo Amitava Sarkar

Infusion is pleased to announce Ad Deum Dance Company, professional modern/contemporary dance group from Houston, Texas, are returning to Cambridge once again as featured guest artists of The C.S. Lewis OXBRIDGE gathering. While in the city they are offering a special outreach performance open to the general public.

This event, featuring Infusion as guest artists, will be held at City Church Cambridge and will include a discussion on the integration of art and faith with members of Ad Deum and Artistic Director Randall Flinn.

Ad Deum has toured throughout the world engaging people and cultures artistically with a relevant and redemptive approach to dance artistry. They believe that artistry can be a vital force in cultural caregiving, human compassion and comfort, reconciliation and renewal.

Date: Saturday July 29th
Location: City Church Cambridge
Time: 6-7:15pm
No Entrance Fee: donations baskets for Ad Deum Dance Company available (suggested donation £10-15/person, £20/family). Please consider helping Ad Deum with their overseas outreach tour.

And Come, See, Receive!

It’s all about the Scrooge!

A6 Scrooges graphic 2016

Don’t miss a chance to see Infusion at the Mumford Theatre in Cambridge, UK. Four shows; eight artists; mime, dance, juggling, contortion, and aerial silks and trapeze! It’s Scrooge’s Christmas–a ghost story in silence, carols, and rock n’ roll!

Dec 20, Tuesday, 3pm & 7:30pm

Dec 21, Wednesday 3pm & 7:30pm

Tickets 12.50 full, 10 concession, 8.50 student/child

Box Office: 01223 352932 www.anglia.ac.uk/mumfordtheatre

View trailer here

 

September Guest Teachers

Our ongoing Open Dance Classes for Cambridge have some exciting teachers coming in this month! Times and details here.

Guest Line-up:

Ekida Laurie—Contemporary, Sept 12th, and 19th

Jane Eve—Jazz, Sept 26th

 

Ekida Laurie—Contemporary Ekida gradpad

Ekida Laurie graduated from Kyung Hee University dance program in Korea, and went to the Netherlands to dance with the NDT 1 Company. She has also performed and presented her choreographic work on various other stages across the world, including Korea, Japan, Belgium, England, Canada and the USA. She has taught modern dance at the Canadian School of Ballet, and delivered Company classes for the ZUZI Dance Company in Arizona. Then, when she moved to Lincoln, she was appointed guest artist at University of Nebraska where she stayed for three years and had a chance to work with Jennifer Nugent, Jenna Riegel from Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (NYC), Kendra Portier from David Dorfman Dance Company (NYC), and Kayvan Pourazar from independent horeographer (NYC). She also used to perform as a member of Slo Dance in Lincoln directed by Susan Levin Ourada. In 2015 Ekida started her own company based in Cambridge, U.K. called Collective Arts Movement cic. The company collaborates with many local artists and scientists.

 

Jane eve Kings CollegeJane Eve—Jazz

Trained at Bush Davies School and Andrew Hardie’s Dance College, London. Professional dancer in The Love Machine and Arlene Phillip’s Hot Gossip, Kenny Everett TV show. Dancer in Can’t Stop the Music with The Village People MGM studios L.A. Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life Assistant choreographer to Arlene Phillips Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Starlight Express. Dance tutor at King’s College school Cambridge. Currently exploring dance on film. AISTD Modern dance teacher qualification BA Dance Studies Degree Middlesex university 2012.

 

Classes in Cambridge

Pilates and Dance Class with Infusion, Monday Nights:

Core Fitness
6-7pm
Trumpington Village Hall, Main Hall, CB2 9HZ
Drop in price £8/class. £6/class with class-card
Modern and Contemporary Dancersz-apprentice
7:15 – 8:45pm,
Trumpington Village Hall, Main Hall, CB2 9HZ
Drop in price £8/class. £5/class with monthly class-card

FREE Open Contemporary Dance Workshop with Elevate Dance Company

All abilities and ages – ALL WELCOME
Friday 10th June 7.30 – 9.30pm @ City Church, 12-14 Cheddars Lane CB5 8LD

ELEVATE Dance Company (apprentice to Springs Dance Company, in our network) are coming to Cambridge and leading this one off workshop as part of City Church’s creative arts initiative inspiring CREATIVELife@City. Following the workshop will be a chance to ask questions of the Elevate dancers and hear how creativity and faith connect for them.
Wear trainers and comfortable clothing and come ready to be inspired!

Info: City Church office — 01223 578304

January Classes in full swing!

Happy New Year! We are back to our full class schedule for the whole month. Come to condition, tone, warm up and dance!

 

What: Pilates

When: Mondays 6-7pm,

Where: Trumpington Village Hall, Jubilee Room, CB2 9HZ

How much: First time drop in £6. Ten class Class-Card £60

 

What: Modern and Contemporary Dance

When: Mondays 7:15-8:45pm,

Where: Trumpington Village Hall, Jubilee Room, CB2 9HZ

How much: Drop in price £8/class. 4 class Class-Card £20

 

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Hope to see you there!