Khaita Dance School - Workshops

The course will include some workshop of 1,2 or 3 days dedicated to specific subjects and led by internationally renowned experts and professionals from the sector. Participation to the single workshop is also open to who is not attending the program.

Workshop A

Drajor course (prof. Fabian Sanders).
Drajor  is a system of transliteration which enables correct pronunciation of the texts, even without knowledge of original language. Course attendance is for everyone but it  is essential for those who want to become an instructor.

Workshop B    

Singing – what a discovery! (Giovanna Natalini)
The experience of the breath which becomes singing, of singing which creates resonance in the whole body, of the body which moves whilst singing. A practice of individual awareness which grows in group practice. With some simple exercises we will learn to:

  • use the body as a resonator of the voice.
  • distinguishing and controlling the pitch, volume, speed and expression in the action of singing
  • listening to who is singing with us
  • moving as we sing.

Workshop C 

Dance as education - (Klára Markuciová) 1' and 2' year
We'll begin to discover some aspects of childhood pedagogy, what are the childhood development stages and how education, in particular through rhythm and movement, can support and nurture an harmonious development. We'll receive an introduction to this topic through the principles of Montessori method. Moments of practical experience will follow.

Workshop D1

How to write a project  – methodology and practical exercise (Daniela Garbo) 2' year
Today in all sectors, public or private companies, institutions, associations, foundations, all activities that are authorized, that take place or that are funded do so by means of the preparation of and respect of projects. It is therefore increasingly necessary to be able to prepare and present an adequate proposition for a project.
The objective of the workshop is to provide the basic knowledge of the contents of and ways to present a project, information such as how to plan the activities in order to transform ideas into concrete, feasible projects.
The topics looked at will be varied, among which the definition of objectives, planning, tools, monitoring and evaluation of the results.
As well as the theoretical part, space will be dedicated to the practice of writing a project.

Workshop D2

Introduction to business planning – methodology and practical exercise (Daniela Garbo) 3' year.
The various steps to follow in order to have a complete picture and studying the practicability of a business idea  will be described. Methods of drafting, contents and for what ends they can implemented will be illustrated. Practical exercises will follow.
The Business Plan  is a planning tool which describes an entrepreneurial project. It contains aims, strategies, sales, marketing and financial forecasts. The aim of drawing up a business plan is that of evaluating the advantage of launching a new business, to define and monitor the development plan and is an essential tool for evaluating the feasibility to potential third-party financiers.

Workshop E 

Introduction to the practice of historical dance: methodology and experiential part (Claudia Celi) 2' /3' year
Through a workshop on dances of the Renaissance nobility, we will discover in which way the principles and rules of dancing and of behavior are connected to the cultural context. A study methodology and a reconstruction of choreographic pieces will also be illustrated.  
Methods of study and historical research could come and then be applied and developed in other contexts.  
During the workshop we will receive further prompts and suggestions relating to the tutorial.  

Workshop F

Presentations of standing ovation (Valentina Lo Surdo ) 2'/3' year
We will learn together the expertise regarding communication and speaking in public, useful in all of the situations in which we have to speak in front of a group (courses, presentations, events, shows): body language, ars oratoria and  para verbal communication, how to create an ideal speech which is ordered, clear and essential, so that it highlights those emotions that touch the heart, discovery of the ideal voice, how to regulate the audio and video to the optimum level, the tricks up the sleeve of the professional presenter.  
The course will include some workshop of 1,2 or 3 days dedicated to specific subjects and led by internationally renowned experts and professionals from the sector.
Participation to the single workshop is also open to who is not attending the program.