Presence Action Support: Movement Workshop with Ali Robson

Presence Action Support: Movement Workshop with Ali Robson

Saturday, June 18th, 2022
At The Output, 100 Arthur St, 2nd floor

The venue is wheelchair accessible with gender inclusive washrooms. Face masks required.

For building access info click here, or email

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~ Pay-What-You-Can ~

Please register by June 10th.

About the Workshop:

This workshop is designed to reflect on how we move into presence, action and support. The day will be divided into two halves; the first half will include a group warm up and the second half will be movement improvisations in small groups. The warm up will include improvised movement pathways that are designed to physically warm up, encourage reflection and engage the imagination. The movement improvisations will be a chance for participants to respond physically to a movement score as well as observe fellow participants. This second half of the day will include group discussions and reflections.

This workshop is open to anyone interested in exploring movement as an expressive and reflective medium. The day will move cautiously into working in a shared space together and any partnering (ie: physically touching) will be at the discretion of each participant.

There will be lunch provided in between the first and second part of the day. In registering for the workshop, please indicate any dietary restrictions and/or access needs that you have.

About Ali Robson:

Ali Robson is a dance artist, parent and lifelong learner who is curious about collaborating across disciplines, in different communities and creating work with and for people of all ages. She has worked as a dancer, teacher, choreographer, rehearsal director, movement coach and collaborator since 2004. Ali is a collective member of Weather Parade Dance Theatre with Natasha Torres-Garner, and together they produce intergenerational performances in public and artistic spaces. Ali is an instructor at the University of Winnipeg and has taught creative movement and improvisation classes for children and adults throughout Winnipeg and across Canada. She is currently working towards a degree in Urban and Inner City Studies. Most recently her artistic and academic collaborations have included using arts-based research to look at social issues like housing and adult literacy.

This workshop is made possible with the generous funding support from Manitoba Arts Council.

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