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Dance Residency, Loom Ensemble

Open to the general public

at theeventspace

/ About Loom Ensemble

Loom is an interdisciplinary performance company based in Dubai and New York City, weaving together in equal parts dance, music and theater.

/ About 'What the Jellyfish Knows' workshop

The ensemble rehearsal process will take place in the form of a month long intensive "Dance Theatre Workshop." Loom creates "devised theatre," meaning performers are a part of the creation of the show itself. Participants will learn text, choreography, and music created ny the New York ensemble. They will also be guided through the process of creating their own character, spoken lines, movement and evensong, to be included in

the performances!

Facebook: Loom Ensemble Website: loomensemble.com

/ Weekday evenings

3x per week, for the three weeks of end of March

29 March - 13 April

Mon & Wed, 7pm to 8:15pm

Tues, 7pm to 9:30pm

/ Ensemble Training Workshops

4 Week Series

26 March - 18 April

Mon & Wed, 7pm to 9:30pm

850 AED

*No one turned away for lack of funds*

Please contact LoomEnsemble@gmail.com if you need financial assistance.


Join Loom for a month of performer training and theater-making, and continue from there to showcase your skills.Loom creates “devised theater,” meaning participants are up on their feet creating the sequence themselves. Participants are guided through the process of creating your own character, spoken lines, movement and even song.

Beyond that, each workshop session teaches principles and technique of voice, acting and dance.After the month-long workshop, Loom will create a new piece and will select its participants from the workshops. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to continue on into intensive rehearsals from April 15 – May 14.

No previous experience required.

To apply:

- Send an email to LoomEnsemble@gmail.com with the following:

- Passport Photo

- Statement of Interest (2 paragraphs max):

What part of the creative process are you most comfortable with (acting / dancing pre-set lines and movement? Writing? Creating your own choreography?) — and what part of the process are you most interested to learn more about?

/ Contemporary Dance Workshop Series, Spring into expressive full-body movement!

4 Week Workshop Series

27 March - 17 April

Tues, 7pm to 8:15pm

AED 300

This 4 class series will give you clear footing in the principles of modern and contemporary dance. Each class moves through a warm-up and cool down using technical dance exercises, strength building, and flexibility training. Most of our time in class is given to learning and practicing contemporary dance choreography, adding more each week.

It's a high-energy, positive environment aimed at helping each studentconnect to your own body and your own expressive creativity.

Neva has been dancing professionally for the past 10 years, and teaching forthe past 6. She currently tours internationally with Pilobolus, creates new workeach year with Loom Ensemble, and is deeply invested in daily physicaltraining.

*No one turned away for lack of funds*

Please contact LoomEnsemble@gmail.com if you need financial assistance.

No previous experience required.

To participate: booking@thejamjardubai.com

/ What The Jellyfish Knows

Solo Dance - Theater Workshop

3 Weekends

29 March - 13 April

Thurs & Fri, 8pm

Solo Dance - Theater, inspired by the deep sea. “What The Jellyfish Knows” invokes the awe-striking beauty of our planet's waters, with the scientific content of a nature documentary, virtuosic musical complexity, and plenty ofsilliness! Participation in discussions is encouraged

AED 75 Workshop fee

More info at LoomEnsemble.com/JellyfishConfirm participation at booking@thejamjardubai.com

/ Fading Brightness

A post-modern Dance-Theater Rom-Com Demonstration

2 weekends

3 to 5 & 10 to 12 May

Thurs & Fri, 8pm

Sat, 7pm

Showcasing participants form Loom Ensemble Training Workshops,Contemporary Dance Classes, and Rehearsal Intensive, "Fading Brightness" is the culmination of Loom's 4th annual residency at thejamjar.


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