Florida Tribal Dance, 825 Virginia Dr, Orlando, FL 32803
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Florida Tribal Dance
825 Virginia Dr
Orlando, FL 32803

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Upcoming Performances

See Lacey Perform at Cafe Tu Tu Tango on International Drive
Friday, March 9th
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Florida Tribal Dance Presents:
A Tribal Garden Weekend of Workshops and Gala Showcase
featuring Jill Parker
May 11th-13th 2018

Tribal Garden Gala Information

Florida Tribal Dance presents:A Tribal Garden Gala
featuring Florida Tribal Dance students and special guest
Jill Parker

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Held at The Marshall Ellis Theatre
1300 La Quinta Drive
Orlando, FL 32809

Doors open at 7:30pm
Show starts at 8pm

Seating is limited to 130 seats so get yours NOW!

Tickets $15 in advance
If available $20 at the door

Full Weekend of Workshops with Jill Parker (8 hours total) $200

Individual Workshops
(2 hours each) $55

Saturday, May 12th
Devil in the Details:

 Correcting weak performance habits by infusing intention and feeling into the standard presentation style we take for granted as professional dancers. In this workshop we will experiment with changing our habits and scrambling things up -to see what's on the other side. We aim to eliminate unintentional movements, lack of facial expression, being glued to one spot of the floor, etc. Through facilitated exercises Jill will take you on a journey of exploration designed to bring your dancing and stage presentation to a much more intentional and embodied place!

Focused Topics that will be covered:

1. Expanding into your "personal container" for dramatic effect.
Fully completing lines and extensions.

2. Finishing footwork intentionally and completely.
Exploring how we approach the floor.

3. Finessing ornamented hands and gorgeous arm work for optimal framing
& presentational effect.

4. Slowing down - using movement sparingly and intentionally.

5. Juicing movements muscularly -Balancing effort and ease for a striking
& intentional presentation.

Saturday, May 12th
The Art of Layering - Layer Slayer!

In this exciting workshop we will explore training the body to accept the difficult task of multi tasking! We will layer both fast and slow movements, soft and stacatto, stationary as well as traveling. We will explore Polyrhythm (multiple rhythms in the body at once). Over time with enough repetition the brain signal eventually becomes "understood by the body", your body starts to organize and accept the information and boom - you are layering! (Jill has a few tricks up her sleeve to help encourage that process along.) This gratifying exploration is facilitated to meet you where you're at in your practice. Practice and repetition done correctly does in fact make perfect. Let's slay those layers!

Sunday, May 13th
Sensual Chiftatelli - A sensuous slinky serpentine choreography by Jill Parker

In this new but classic Jill Parker choreography you'll explore highly stylized, hypnotic, muscular movements - Jill's specialty! This workshop encompasses theory on alignment/balance, extension, and isometric muscular engagement. You will execute drills designed to encourage a slinky sensuality. There will be particular emphasis on the importance of embodying movements fully while making clean transitions that melt away. You will be asked to deepen into your muscles, to press up against the music and wind into the reaches of your flexibility, earthiness, strength and balance. Jill will help you develop new awareness around suppleness, earthiness, texture, fluidity, and frame. This workshop is meant to tease out your inner serpent. Jill's workshop environment is encouraging, insightful, and focused!

Sunday, May 13th
Earthy "Tribal" Folk:
In this invigorating workshop Jill draws from the deep archives of movement and unique insights gained from 30 years of studying and creating art in San Francisco, the heart of the Tribal Belly Dance movement. Be ready to drill drill drill and sweat these moves deep into muscle memory!