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Füesli with Flouer Evelyn & Marc Carpenter | May 24-26

We are excited to have Flouer Evelyn with us and teach again for our scene! You know her, you love her, let’s go! More info on Flouer: www.flouerdances.com

We are equally excited to have Marc Carpenter in Zurich for the first time, bringing us some Fusion goodness!

Check them out in this beautiful demo!

Registration is open!

Workshop (at Ella’s Fellas)

Saturday

12.30-12.50 Warmup

12.50-17.30 Classes with 2 breaks

Sunday

WE START LATER!

13-17.30 Classes with 2 short breaks

17.30-17.45: Wrap Up of the Weekend

18-19 Practice session if you still want to dance some more to cool down

Parties

Friday, 20.30-1, 15.- (incl. in Workshop pass) @Ella’s Fellas

We are excited to bring you another party for the Friday. Because it is just so much better if you can warm up and get your body and mind into that Fusion goodness, ready for the weekend!

Liveact: Easy Tiger

Easy tiger is a swiss synthesizer acrobat. He creates wonderful soundscapes to get lost in and surprises you with complex rhythms. We heard him at Fusionizers and were thrilled! Now very happy to present him to the Zurich crowd as well. Get ready to dance!

Find more of his music on his Youtube Channel!

Saturday, 20-2, 15.- (incl. in Workshop pass) @Ella’s Fellas

Liveact: Sara Grimm

*1988 in Berlin, lives in Biel, loves the euphony of noise. Her artistic expression is at the intersection of performance and music. She plays violin, piano and percussion and experiments with electronic music devices and effects. As a freelance artist, she works in various transdisciplinary projects. We were watching her performance at Fusionizers and knew we had to bring her to Zurich! Be ready to dive into her vaste universe of sounds!

Sunday cool down 18-19 @Ella’s Fellas

Your DJs

Flouer (USA/Italy)

“Comfort, Contrast & Texture” is Flouer’s mantra while DJing for a room full of Fusion dancers.  She calls NYC her hometown, though she mostly be found traveling the world creating dance experiences for many kinds of people.   While DJing, the dance floor is her tapestry as she spins rich, colorful portraits full of creativity.  In her world, she seeks to lull you with the sweet sounds of familiar rhythms- then skyrocket you into starry realms, far past where you ever thought music could take you.  Dance is your playground, music is your jungle gym.  More about Flouer: http://FlouerDances.com

Marc (USA)

Registration is open!

Prices

Two days : 220 CHF regular / 180 CHF reduced
One day (only if available) : 130 CHF regular / 110 CHF reduced
Only Party (per night): 15.- (included in Workshop pass, only sold at the door, bring cash or use Twint)

Venue

All Parties and all Classes will be taking place at
Ella’s Fellas Dance School, Militärstrasse 84, 8004 Zürich

Schedule

Friday

20.00 – 1

Saturday

12:15 Check-in
12:30 – 17:30 Classes
20.00 – 2

Sunday

CLASSES START LATER!
12:50 Arrival (Venue is not open before!)
13 – 17:45 Classes
18 – 19 Cool down / Practice session

What is Fusion Dancing?

Fusion dance is done within a community of social dancers that have a variety of views on what it means to Fusion dance.
Some will say it is a dance form of its own while others will say that it is not a dance form but a way of dancing and thinking about dance (and teaching/organising dance). Some might say it is a type of contemporary social improvised partner dance that combines different dance styles to create a new aesthetic, while others believe it doesn’t need to be contemporary, and it doesn’t need to combine different dance styles, and doesn’t need to create a new aesthetic (but often does have elements of each of these).
Most agree it does not require conforming to any particular defined dance styles, but typically uses a lead-follow approach that emphasises musicality.
Fusion dancing may involve creating a new dance style, recreating an already established dance style, combining existing styles of movement, or any combination of the above (as well as many other possibilities we probably haven’t thought of yet).
Yes, this description is taken from Wikipedia, but we found it quite well written!