Practical vocational training and a spiritual journey through the study of the choreography of "Swiria" which is characterized by a unique and exceptional dance language incorporating contemporary dance and folklore.
Swiria offers a path to explore a new dance language that links the physical and the spiritual, introducing an ancient tradition filled with the energy of light and love to current contemporary dance to enable the creation of another dance.
This exploratory journey culminates in a full performance of Rabia, sharing with the audience the captivating uplifting sensation generated through this unique dance.
For dancers with modern contemporary dance and folklore backgrounds.
A magical journey between the old port city of Essaouira and the new world.
Dancers, the women circle, portray a unique interlocking of both tenderness and strength where each muscle is ever-present, masterfully producing melodic phrases, which naturally correlate with the music of Gnawa spiritual rituals as well as the beat of Gil Scott-Heron's spoken-word poetry.
"In the gap between one R'bina to the next, the song of the heart is released from the diaphragm to the extremities, and as if breaking the fourth wall there is a sense of a trance-formation all around.
Emptying my soul to dance in the space created, for now."