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Two dancers are moving on the floor of a studio, and you can see their reflections shimmer across the floor. The dancer on the left is further back and has lifted herself into a backwards bridge, holding herself up with one arm and the other arm partially covering her face. The other dancer is closer to the camera, sitting on his shins while putting his hands on the ground in front of him and looking down. Alana Elmer and Roberto Soria during Meryem Alaoui's workshop for Emerging Voices Project (2019).

Classes with Jean Abreu


February 7, 9, 14, 16
Online via Zoom
Pay-What-You-Can

About Jean Abreu

Born in Brazil, Jean Abreu moved to London in 1996 after receiving a scholarship to study at Trinity Laban Conservatoire for Music and Dance. In 2003 he was awarded the Jerwood Choreography Award and became an Associate Artist at The Place in London.

Since then his work has toured throughout the U.K, Europe and Brazil including performances for Royal Opera House, Dance Umbrella Festival, Southbank Centre, Julidans Festival & the Auditório Ibirapuera São Paulo.

He founded Jean Abreu Dance in 2009. Across his career Jean has been a movement director for fashion magazines and global advertising campaigns including TikTok, Nike, OutThere Magazine. Jean has taught extensively his movement practice in the UK and abroad in renowned dance organisations and Universities across the globe.

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