Sat, 01 Apr|
A.D.I Dance Studios
Jacob Watton Contemporary Workshop
We are so very excited to announce yet another extremely talented artist is headed our way 🔥🔥 The highly sought after Jacob Watton will be here in April 💪
Time & Location
01 Apr 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A.D.I Dance Studios, 2-8 Kabi Cct, Deception Bay QLD 4508, Australia
About the event
Jacob Watton is a Queensland-based choreographer and performer working in Meanjin, Brisbane and Toowoomba, Australia. In 2017 Jacob graduated with first-class honours from a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology.
Jacob’s choreographic work has toured internationally. His work 1:1 a dance and technology work toured to the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, Austria in 2017 . In 2019 Jacob presented his dance works ‘and JULIET’ and ‘9 to Forever’ at the Busan International Dance Festival in Busan, South Korea. In 2020 Jacob premiered his technology performance, ‘Alexa, Turn on the Lights’, at the Curious Arts Festival in Toowoomba, Queensland and went on to present a sold out season at the Wynnum Fringe Festival and the Artlands Conference in 2021. In 2020 Jacob presented a development showing of his political cabaret ‘A Sun-Safe Summer Striptease’ at the Supercell Festival of Contemporary Dance.
As well as his work as a choreographer, Jacob has also taken on the roles of performer and collaborator. Jacob has been working with Gareth Belling, co-director of Collusion Music and Dance developing ‘Turbine’ in 2018 for the Brisbane Powerhouse’s Melt Festival and later touring the work to the Shanghai Dance Festival in Shanghai, China. Since 2018 Jacob has been working with RAVA Productions and their shows Charlotte's Web and the Wind and the Willows. Jacob is a performer and facilitator in Angela Chaplin’s ‘If Only I Could’, a performance partnering with age care facilities and residents to unpack the themes of age and dance. Jacob worked with Prying Eye’s co-directors Zaimon and Lizzie Vilmanis in multiple roles as facilitator, teacher, rehearsal director, and collaborator. Check out more about Jacob here 👉🏻 https://www.jacobwatton.com
‼️ ALL STUDIOS WELCOME ‼️
🖤Saturday 1st April
11 and under 10am - 11am
12 and over 11am - 12pm
Can’t wait for you all to see the magic Jacob produces 🥰