Ami Shulman

Ami Shulman | EDCM

Contemporary Dance Technique

Ami Shulman is a Rehearsal Director at the GoteborgsOperans Danskompani in Sweden. She worked for Compagnie Marie Chouinard and Jose Navas for several years as a performer and Rehearsal Director. Ami has a unique approach to the pedagogy of movement which has brought her to teach throughout Europe, Canada and the USA including for the Juilliard School, Codarts, Jacob’s Pillow and she is an Artistic Associate of the Springboard Project Montreal/New York. 
Ami has choreographed for the National Theatre of London, UK; the Shakespeare Theatre Company, USA, where she was awarded a Helen Hayes Award; Mouvement Perpetuel, Canada and has co-created works with the Cirque Du Soleil; the National Ballet of Canada and Ballet BC. Ami co-authored for the anthology Back to the Dance Itself (2018)and has written articles on enactive cognition in the pedagogy of embodied mathematics. She has presented her work for conferences at Oxford University; Sorbonne University; McGill University and the University of Utrecht. Ami is a guest performer with DanceOn Ensemble, Berlin and a certified Feldenkrais Practitioner.
 
 
About her technique class:
Ami Shulman teaches a highly dynamic class that integrates the floor as an essential component for exploring full body connectivity and proprioceptive awareness. Her teachings focus on the efficiency and clarity of movement, which liberates the form and allows for a deeper range of physical expression. This approach fosters the movement potential of the individual, promoting somatic awareness while expanding the interpretive possibilities of the performer.
 
 
 
Photo: Dorotea Tuch

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