10.09. + 12.09.19, 14:00–15:30
Training for Dancers
Scott Jennings is a British born dancer, performer and teacher. He studied dance and theatre at The BRIT School, Croydon and then went onto receive a BA (Hons) degree from London Contemporary Dance School. From his London base, Scott performed and collaborated with some of Europes leading artists including Matthew Bourne, Maxine Doyle, Alexandra Waierstall and Suzy Willson. In 2012, he moved to Germany to join the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, staying as a full-time member until 2018. Aside from performing seminal roles in Bausch’s work, Scott also created original roles in two new works for the company. As a teacher, Scott has lead classes and workshops in New York, London, Berlin, Czech Republic and Santiago. He has been a regular guest teacher at La Luna Dance Center in Ancona and most recently has been a guest artist at London Contemporary Dance School and at b12, Berlin.
Playfulness and curiosity lie at the core of my explorations. I often focus on the organisation and release of weight to find ease and dynamic flow within the body. I aim to build confidence and fluidity when moving in and out of the floor, and I’m interested in the interchange between the use of gravity and the sculpting of space. My teaching is based around the ideas of offering, questioning and sharing. This allows for a collaborative and authentic approach to classes and workshops.