The talented choreographer Aszure Barton (Canada), discovered by Mikhail Baryshnikov, creator of works for the most prestigious companies and presented on the most important stages in the world, gives a workshop about her innovative style of choreography.
Thursday, August 23 / 1:00 p.m. / Room 8 of the CENART ballet school
Over 16 years old / Advanced / Professionals / Minimum 5 years of previous experience in ballet and contemporary dance / Comfortable clothing for contemporary dance / Being active / Hydration / Punctuality is required / Awakening show ticket is mandatory to participate.
Aszure Barton (Los Angeles, California, United States)
"Bright and bold" - The New York Times
Aszure Barton is a young and prestigious choreographer from Alberta, Canada. He has collaborated with great artists and companies around the world, including Mikhail Baryshnikov, English National Ballet, American Ballet Theater, Nederlands Dans Theater, National Ballet of Canada, Sydney Dance Company, Houston Ballet, among several others.
His choreographic creations have been presented on some of the most important stages in the world, including at the Palais Garnier (Paris), Mariinsky Theater (Russia), Lincoln Center (NY), Sadler's Wells (London). Aszure is also the creator of the choreography for the Broadway production "Kthe Threepenny Opera" directed by Scott Elliott and performed by stars Cyndi Lauper, Alan Cumming, Jim Dale.
It has been the cover of the important Dance magazine. Named an Ambassador for Canadian Contemporary Dance in 2009.
As a pedagogue, she has collaborated with notable training institutions such as Harvard University, The Julliard School, USC, National Ballet School of Canada, The Bolshoi School, New York University, among others. She was the first resident choreographer for the Baryshnikov Art Center in 2005.
Recipient of the National Arts & Letters Award, presented by the Ministry of Culture of Canada.