Performance Project description
Around 15 selected dancers will have the opportunity to work for two weeks and create a 10 to 15 minutes piece with Anton Lachky. The workshop starts on July 24th, lasts for 6 days in which the participants are rehearsing every day for four hours culminating in a performance on July 29th at the One Small Step urban dance festival.
“Both his work and his class are based on pleasure from dance, excitement. Working with coordination, including the overall body and pushing the limits of speed. Isolate: On entering the dance space with a phrase, do not forget any part of your body and try to speed up. Joy: Have pleasure in what you do, but don’t forget about the work part while having fun. Get excited, but don’t let excitement run over your technique.”
Where: Municipal theater of Corfu
When: 24th – 28th of July from 17:45 – 21:45
The selection of the 15 dancers depends on previous experience. Please send us an email with your CV and a letter of interest at:
The total cost of the workshop is 200 €
one small step has organized for its participants discounts in accommodation close to the venue and to selected local restaurants with amazing greek cuisine
For more information please email us at:
Born in 1982, Anton started to dance at the age of 5, in the folk dance company Maly Vtácnik. He continued his dance education at the J.L.Bellu Conservatory in Banská Bystrica, where he collaborated with friends and also participated in M.A.P.A. (Moving Academy for Performing Arts).
From there he went on to train at the University of Bratislava in 2001, followed by further training at P.A.R.T.S., headed by A.Teresa de Keersmeaker (Belgium).
Anton became member of Akram Khan Company in March 2004 and followed long international tour of “MA” (48 countries all over the world) for two years.
His teaching activities are wide ranging, he has been invited in most of the european countries and has been teaching in Asia and North and South America too.
Anton Lachky is co-founder of Les SlovaKs Dance Collective. They created their first piece “Opening Night” in 2006 and premiered it in October 2007.
As a choreographer, Anton Lachky created different pieces. “Mind a Gap” (2013) was his first autonomous creationand it toured all over the world,
Side effects 2015 still on touring
As a guest choreographer he made “Softandhard” – Helsinki City Theater, “Heaven is the place” – Prague DOT 504, “Perfect Day To Dream” (which won best choreography of 2012 in Iceland) – Iceland Dance Company, “Kids in a play” (nominated for the best choreography) – Zagreb, “Sens Interdit” – Bodhi Project (SEAD), “Magical Road” – St-Gallen. In 2014 he will create “wonderland” for the Gottenborg Ballet and choreographies for the Biennale of Venice, and for the Scotish dance theater,Body Traffic Los Angeles
He is preparing CARTOON new company production premiering 2march 2027 in Krokus festival Hasselt