Thursday, 5 December 2013

Introducing our The Poetic Body workshop leader, Aurelian Koch

Workshop details
The Poetic Body
Fri 6 Dec | 10am – 5pm | Wales Millennium Centre

Aurelian trained at the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where he also studied at the LEM (Laboratory for the Study of Movement), a course relating movement to architecture.

In 1993 he co-founded Bouge-de-là Theatre in Oxford, where he was Joint Artistic Director for 12 years. He produced, designed and toured 7 professional shows and worked with young people on over 80 projects, of which over 15 were devised shows. 

Aurelian has also designed for other companies, among them Foursight Theatre and Pop-up Theatre. 

In 2002, Aurelian completed a three month animation course in Bristol and has since worked with Aardman Animations. In 2005, he was appointed as the lead artist in the development of the new Pegasus Theatre building, working in collaboration with the design team to implement the public art aspect of the project. 

Aurelian now teaches spacelab at LISPA (London International School of Performing Arts). 

He is currently collaborating with composer Dan Stern and the London Sinfonietta on ‘I Know Waiting’, a piece combining dance and classical music, to be performed at Bath Festival in May 2014.

He is also involved in the production of Fahrenheit 451, a large-scale outdoor production in development for Summer 2015.

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