2020

ADRIENN HÓD // HUNGARY

/HODWORKS/

PHOTO:REVICZKY ZSOLT

ADRIENN’S WORKSHOPS WILL EXPLORE THE HODWORKS CHOREOGRAPHIC LANGUAGE. HER METHOD IS BASED ON IMPROVISATION WHICH APPEARS IN A STRUCTURED FRAME ON STAGE AND CREATES INTIMATE SITUATIONS IN WHICH DANCERS ARE OFFERED SPACE AND TRUST TO OPEN THEIR PHYSICALITY. PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO ACCESS THE IMAGINATION THROUGH PHYSICAL SENSATIONS, IN PAIRS AND INDIVIDUALLY. THEY WILL BE INVITED TO REDISCOVER THE ENERGY OF BREATH, OF VOICE WORK AND THE USE OF HUMAN VOICE AS STARTING POINTS FOR PHYSICAL TASKS.

HER MAIN PROFILE IS EXPERIMENTAL MOVEMENT AND CONTEMPORARY DANCE. SHE CHOREOGRAPHS THEATRE PIECES, FILMS, TV ADVERTISEMENTS, LIVE PERFORMANCES AND EVENTS. SHE REGULARLY TEACHES IMPROVISATION AND GIVES WORKSHOPS RELATED TO HODWORKS PIECES.

ADRIENN HÓD WAS BORN IN 1975. SHE GRADUATED FROM BUDAPEST CONTEMPORARY DANCE SCHOOL AND WENT ON TO STUDY

PEDAGOGY AT THE BUDAPEST CONTEMPORARY DANCE ACADEMY.

SHE FOUNDED HER COMPANY 'HODWORKS' IN 2007. SHE RECEIVED SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY PROGRAMS AND PRIZES, FROM INSTITUTIONS SUCH AS MEETING POINTS, TRUST FOR MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING, TANZFABRIK, JARDIN D’EUROPE, HEADLANDS SAN FRANCISCO, AND PHILADELPHIA DANCE EXCHANGE. HODWORKS WAS SELECTED AS ONE OF THE AEROWAVES 20 PRIORITY COMPANIES.

IN 2016 SHE CHOREOGRAPHED A DUET CALLED 'BELIEFS' FOR THE LJUBLJANA BASED 'EN-KNAP GROUP'. ADITIONALLY, SHE HAS CHOREOGRAPHED FOR THE FILM DIRECTOR LÁSZLÓ NEMES JELES IN THE OSCAR-WINNING FILM 'SON OF SAUL' AND 'SUNSET'. SHE RECEIVED THE ZOLTÁN IMRE PRIZE IN HUNGARY, AND CREATED HER NEW PIECE 'SOLOS' FOR HODWORKS. IN 2019, HÓD PRODUCED A NEW CREATION 'MIRAGE' IN BUDAPEST AND CREATED 'COEXIST' IN GERMANY, IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH THE UNUSUAL SYMPTOMS COMPANY FOR STAATTHEATER BREMEN. HER WORKS HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR A RUDOLF LABAN PRIZE EIGHT TIMES AND WAS AWARDED TWICE WITH 'BASSE DANSE' (2011) AND WITH 'DAWN' (2014) AND 'GRACE' (2017). SHE REGULARLY TEACHERS IMPROVISATION AND DELIVERS WORKSHOPS RELATED TO THE HODWORKS PRACTICE.

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