Contemporary Dance Workshop Bahar Temiz
April 15 - 19 (Monday + Tuesday + Wednesday + Thursday + Friday) | 10:00 - 17:00 all days (35 hours) | 1000 TL (Registration and payment are needed by March 25, 2019. Please contact: for details.)

Every day, the first three hours will be dedicated to physical elements, and after a lunch break, the remaining three hours will be dedicated to creative elements. The start of the workshop will include a collective warm-up, guided by Bahar, that includes meditation and martial art techniques, practice solo, with a partner and in groups. The second part of the workshop, participants will divide into groups of one, two or more, and will be guided to develop vocal, physical and imaginal tasks, resulting in composed material.

Bahar Temiz:
Bahar Temiz is born in 1983 in Istanbul (Turkey). At the age of 12, she started taking classical and modern dance classes. After being graduated from the French High School Saint-Joseph, she moved to Paris to study philosophy at the Université de Paris IV-la Sorbonne. In Paris, she continued dancing and collaborated with the choreographer Berrak Yedek and the costume designer Victor Féres on “La peau, mémoire d’un lieu” where she started to get interested in dance in interaction with different spaces, objects and fabrics.

She studied at the Artez Dance Academy in Netherlands and choreography at Ex.e.r.ce (Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier) in France. She has been an artist-in-residence in Tanzquartier Wien, a part of Europe in Motion during Springdance Festival in Utrecht and received Danceweb scholarship in Impulstanz Festival in Vienna. She worked as a dancer and performer with Erik Kaiel, Willi Dorner, Dylan Newcomb, Superamas, Ivana Müller, Clément Layes and Marc Vanrunxt. She holds a Masters degree on William Forsythe’s Improvisation Technologies from Université de Paris VIII-Seine-Saint-Denis.

Since 2012, she has been making her own work and collaborated with various artists on “1+” (2013), “Song for the end” with M. Millet (2014), “Trailer” with E. Aslanboga & N. Heller (2015), “In Love” (2016), “M.A.R.S.” with F.M. Ott (2017), “White on White” with A-M Van Kerckhoven, J-P Lespagnard & M. Vanrunxt (2018), “Au-Delà” with D. Ambact (2018) and “Zee” (2018). Her work has been presented in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Turkey.