LEIMAY weekly lab is led by artistic director Ximena Garnica and open to performers with keen physical and sensory ability interested in working with LEIMAY and being considered for future projects. It is a donation based drop-in movement exploration based class. Manipulation of space, time and body through the transformation of embodied imagery are a key element in the work of LEIMAY’s performers.
LEIMAY creates works in both the visual and the performing arts. The work ranges from mixed-media, video, and installation art to interdisciplinary and movement-based performances, and training projects. LEIMAY is led by Shige Moriya and Ximena Garnica. Their works are presented works nationally and internationally.
Dates: Sunday mornings, Feb 15, 22, March 1 ,8, 15 April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 2015
Times: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Price: Classes are donation based, please contribute what you can, nobody will be keeping track of individual donations. But if you are in a position to donate it will be greatly appreciated. Yet online registration is required and you can do so in advance using the widget below or upon arrival.
Ximena Garnica is a Colombian born interdisciplinary choreographer, director and artist based in New York. She received a B.A. in theater arts with a minor in multimedia studies from the City College of New York. In 2006 she graduated from Akira Kasai’s Tenshikan Dance Institute in Tokyo. Ximena is active as a curator and producer. She has been awarded with the 2010 Bessie Schonberg Individual Choreographers Residency at the Yard and has been recognized with the prestigious Van Lier Fellowship for young Hispanic directors in New York. Her work has been presented nationally and internationally in Japan, Spain, France, The Netherlands, Mexico and Colombia. Currently she teaches at P.H.T.S, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama. Other teaching credits included master classes and lectures at Denison University, Skidmore College, DeSales University, Muhlenberg College and the Academia Superior de Artes de Bogota. She lives in Brooklyn and leads ongoing training in dance and performance at CAVE.