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Rosalind Holgate Smith

Dance Artist

Rosalind Holgate Smith (UK) is a Dance Artist and Choreographer based in Berlin. She creates performances, immersive installations and art that investigate touch and intimate experiences between people, place and the environment. She has trained in a range of somatic practices including Body Mind CenteringⓇ, Authentic Movement, Skinner Release Technique and The Axis Syllabus and has taught Contact Improvisation for over 10 years. Rosalind worked also as a Dance Lecturer at Universities in the UK and has taught and facilitated performance projects with diverse community groups including children, disabled adults and older people. Rosalind completed a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at DeMontfort University, a BA(hons) in Fine Art & Choreography at Dartington College of Arts and a Masters in Dance at Trinity Laban. Over the past 3 years she has been working on a PhD, at Kingston University in London, researching how touch makes possible encounters with Otherness and the vocabulary of touch used in Contact Improvisation. She gives also somatic and aquatic bodywork and teaches yoga, and swimming with the Alexander Technique.

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