2017 – 2019 ongoing

> Playing For The Dance

 

February – April 2018

> Suonare La Danza

 

21st September 2017

> Conference “Immagini e Immaginari della Cultura Italiana” Opening Ceremony

 

15th – 20th December 2013

> aLive!

 

12th December 2013

> The Accompaniment In The Contemporary Dance Class

 

18th April 2013

> Signs and Sounds

 

2nd – 11th April 2013

> MixedMeetings

 

17th December 2012

> RhythmRevised

 

13th February 2012

> Teaching Contemporary Dance With Live Music

 

27th September 2011

> FoE Contemporary: Working With Live Music

 

8th April 2011

> Elements Of Creative Interaction Between Musicians And Dancers

 

28th September 2010

> Introduction To Live Accompaniment For The Contemporary Dance Class

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

2017 – 2019 ongoing

Playing For The Dance

Lectures – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, UK

 

Extended lectures for the students of the music faculty.

An exploration of various aspects of accompaniment and performance with the dance: the work of the musician for choreographies and within the dance class, explained and rehearsed. Theory, practical work and tasks for the students.

Realisation: Piano and Keyboard Department

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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February – April 2018

Suonare La Danza

Workshops – Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano, CH

 

Series of workshops for the Conservatoire.

General introduction, analysis of dance performance and dance classes, task assignment and group work.

Focusing on an array of dance interaction scenarios, students are encouraged to provide their own music solutions. This event is an exciting opportunity for an exchange between two conservatoires: London’s Trinity Laban and Lugano’s CSI.

Realisation: Scuola Universitaria at CSI

Coordinator: Fabio Favoroso

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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21st September 2017

Conference “Immagini e Immaginari della Cultura Italiana”, Opening Ceremony

Performance – Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia

 

Dance Performance.

Context was the international scientific conference “Immagini e Immaginari della Cultura Italiana”, organized by Juraj Dobrila University. The opening ceremony was a highly acclaimed choreographic show, based on Italian opera and Italian film music.

Choreographer: Tatjana Samuele Ban

Dancers and realisation: Art Dance

Music research: Gianfranco Biasiol

General organization: Juraj Dobrila University

 

 

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15th – 20th December 2013

aLive!

Dance workshops – Imaginadanza, Prato, Italy

 

Open sessions with live music.

A series of quite dynamic classes, continuing the work of the previous event: MixedMeetings. Teachers who took part in the previous workshops were leading the group and interacting with the musician. The focus was on flow and energy.

Coordinator: Morena Marchetti

Tutors: Ilaria Picchi, Giacomo Quarta

Musician: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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12th December 2013

The Accompaniment In The Contemporary Dance Class

Conference – Giuseppe Verdi School of Music, Prato, Italy

 

Speech and Q&A for teachers and students of the school.

An introduction to various aspects of accompaniment, with historical references and practical information for musicians. The work within the contemporary dance class, with an exploration of different ways to join music and dance.

Coordinators: Paolo Ponzecchi, Paola Mensurati

Speaker: Gianfranco Biasiol

Support: Sara Nesti

 

 

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18th April 2013

Signs and Sounds

Lecture – Royal College of Art, London, UK

 

Speech and video projections for the Student Union.

An informal session with RCA students, about basic elements of semiotics, taken from some movies scenes. Examples of different functions of music and sound effects within a communication framework.

Coordinators: Rain Wu, RCA Student Union

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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2nd – 11th April 2013

MixedMeetings

Series of events – Imaginadanza, Prato, Italy

 

Workshops and dance classes open to teachers, students and musicians.

A series of gatherings focusing on live music, where the music is seen as an interactive element within the dance class. The program featured various practical activities, the main point was to involve dancers who work usually with recorded music.

Coordinators: Morena Marchetti, Gianfranco Biasiol

Tutors: the teachers of Imaginadanza

Support: Stefano Patrizio

 

 

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17th December 2012

RhythmRevised

Workshop – Art Dance, Pula, Croatia

 

Professional development session for dance teachers.

This session was focusing on rhythm, with active participation from the teachers. A practical approach and a visual approach to different articulations of time. This meeting was also demonstrative of possible future developments in the same direction.

Coordinator: Tatjana Samuele Ban

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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13th February 2012

Teaching Contemporary Dance With Live Music

Workshop – Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London, UK

 

Session for Trinity Laban students, also open to external participants.

A workshop for teachers of contemporary dance techniques, working with the musician for the first time. The purpose of this session was to focus on basic elements of collaboration (language, tools, etc.), and to practice together.

Coordinator: Trinity Laban Student Union

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

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27th September 2011

FoE Contemporary: Working With Live Music

Workshop – Royal Academy of Dance, London, UK

 

Professional development session for teachers of contemporary dance technique.

Following the workshop of the previous year (Introduction), this session was focusing on teamwork at a more advanced stage. The aims were to facilitate both teachers and musicians in their work, and to promote the use of percussion in the classes.

Coordinators: Jeanine Streuli, Michelle Groves

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

Support: Fortunato Angelini

 

 

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8th April 2011

Elements Of Creative Interaction Between Musicians And Dancers

Workshop – Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, Croatia

 

Seminar and workshop for the music faculty, open to the general public.

The event attracted musicians and dancers, teachers and students, and had a significant demonstrative value, showing options of language and interaction. The aim was to promote and to spread artistic and creative practices.

Coordinator: Sabina Vidulin-Orbanić

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

Choreographer: Tatjana Samuele Ban

Percussionist: Vedran Vojnić

 

 

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28th September 2010

Introduction To Live Accompaniment For The Contemporary Dance Class

Workshop – Royal Academy of Dance, London, UK

 

Professional development session for teachers of contemporary dance technique.

This workshop focused on teamwork of teacher and musician within the contemporary dance class. The aims were to supply teachers with tools that are useful in their work, and to put down the base for a future development in this aspect of teaching, within the institution.

Coordinator: Michelle Groves

Tutor: Gianfranco Biasiol

 

 

 

 

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