If your teens say they don’t like dance, remind them that they didn’t like vegetables either, and now they’re sucking down green smoothies like there’s no tomorrow. Maybe they just need a little more exposure to dance.
There’s nothing to lose at the “3 du Trois” event at Studio Trois C-L on 3 June, because there’s no entrance fee--but the experience could be priceless. The audience is asked to pay an exit price though, based on what they think of the show.
“Essência” at neimënster on 9 June celebrates choreographer Moa Nunes’ love for both Brazil and Luxembourg. The following evening, on 10 June, the Compania Sharon Fridman’s “Free Fall” performance at the Grand Théâtre blends Israeli folklore, contemporary dance and classic ballet.
The 3 p.m. timing and the location on the place Guillaume II makes the Intra-Urban Youth Festival on 18 June more accessible for younger kids. Dance groups from the Greater Region will be presenting their latest works in a non-competitive festival that celebrates a diversity of styles. The festival closes with a performance from one of the acts at this year’s Breakin’ Convention (see the Delano June print edition).
If your older teens have been dancing a while, they might like Anu Sistonen’s workshop for medium to advanced dancers, who are invited to interpret sequences and express their individuality. Here’s something most teens excel at! The workshop continues through 27 June.
No experience is needed, however, for Nathalie Fontana’s “Mind Dance” workshop. Fontana teaches more than dance--she teaches self-confidence, stress management, social interaction, body awareness, non-verbal communication and overcoming difficulties.