Natalie Hobbs will be bringing her two hour workshop on Graham Technique to Dance Studio West in Corner Brook on November 4th as part of NL Moves!
Natalie Hobbs was born and raised in Celista, BC. She moved to Edmonton, AB where she studied dance at Grant McEwan and obtained a dance diploma. In 2002, Natalie moved to Vancouver, BC to continue studying dance at Simon Fraser University. By 2004, she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. Since graduation she has choreographed for professional venues in Vancouver as well as the interior of BC. Since moving to Newfoundland she has taught for a year at Danceworx, Catherine’s Dance Studio and Lindy Hop on The Rock.
No dance experience required and all ages welcome. We will explore the basic movement of the Graham modern dance technique. Students will learn the fundamentals of Graham and explore movement through contractions and release. Dancers will begin with floor movement and then progress to standing finishing with movements across the floor. We will also explore falling safely. The workshop will also include watching some of Martha Graham’s work and a discussion of the dance technique.