After a great time training in New York and going back to the sources of Release Technique, we started a new academic year, already with new plans and projects.
- September 2019
Artist in Residency week at the Academy of Theater an Dance of Amsterdam. A great kick off for the year and of the new education of our Faculty Expanded Contemporary Dance (ECD).
Training for teachers from Parick Acogny over his approach to African Contemporary Dance. Wonderful time with Patrick and also great to see the work of or new students.
First meting as a part of the research group around Embodied Knowledge directed by Marijn de Langen. Very inspiring to be part of such a wonderful journey.
-October the 20
Again I am running for the Cancer Research..please support my run. I do the work, you just sponsor my run and with this you can help me to help others!
-November 12, 2019
Covering the premier of A Chorus LIne directed and produced by Antonio Banderas in ocasion of the opening of the new teather in Malaga, the Soho Caixabank Theather of Málaga.
You can read my article here: https://susyq.es/
April to July
Teaching Contemporary Dance Technique/Improvisation for the SNDO, the Choreographic Department of the Amsterdam University of the Arts. Ending in June 2019 (Block 5.)
Wonderful live music by Emile Lagarde.
Holland Festival, Covering all the Dance performances for Susy Q Dance Magazine from Madrid, Spain. June and July of 2019.
January to March 2019
Jan 2019 until February 2019
Teaching Contemporary Dance Technique for the SNDO, the Choreographic Department of the Amsterdam University of the Arts.
Jan 26- Open Day of the Academy of Theater and Dance. Try out training for the ECD ( Extended Contemporary Dance) school of the ATD.
February 19 to the 26 of 2019
First Part of an exchange of artistic dance practices in Vigo, Spain (To be confirmed)
March 8 2019
Cinedans Festival - Invited to take part in a dialogue around the work of Maja Deren, her legacy and her contribution to the current streams of film making and choreography.
March 11 to the 16 of 2019
Teaching at Theatre Academy (Improvisation Toward Performativity) Third years of the Dance Department. University of the Arts Helsinki. Finland.
March 21, 22 and 23 of March / Auditions SNDO 2019
I will be offering the contemporary training during the selection days. Looking forward to meet our future makers!
September to December 2018
End of August until Mid October
Teaching my annual course in Improvisation towards Real Time Composition at the Modern Thetaer Dance Department (MTD) at the Amsterdam University of the Arts. Great time ahead!
Performing the Dry Piece ( Large Version) of Choreographer Keren Levi, replacing one of the great dancers of this beautiful work.. if you are in Rome, pass by and have a look. It is really a beautiful work
Again running for the Money.. Please sponsor my run during the Amsterdam Marathon 2018 and raice money and awareness for the cancer. Me and my team do the run.. you just need to sponsor us.
Go to: https://www.pifworld.com/nl/fundraisers/mY3Ofx7IwzI/maria-ines-villasmil/about
November 9, 2018
Collaborating with composer Ivo Bol and his team for a new project at the Koepel ( formal jail ) in Haarlem. Looking forward!
I will be Teaching Contemporary Dance Technique at SODRE. Department of Contemporary Dance, Uruguay, Montevideo. August 2018. Looking forward to meet my new students of the second and third year.
27 -29 July 2018
Next stop... Vienna. See you soon #Idocde
You are here - at the 6th IDOCDE Symposium. We have just finished and released the program for this years symposium which will happen from July 27-29, 2018 ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival
View and download the program brochure here http://www.idocde.net/idocs/1906y here
April to August 2018
Ending of the training " Teaching Arts in the 21 Century" at the Academy of Theater and Dance.
Teaching Contemporary Dance Technique/Improvisation for the SNDO, the Choreographic Department of the Amsterdam University of the Arts. Ending in June (Block 5.)
Holland Festival, Covering all the Dance performances for Susy Q Dance Magazine, Madrid, Spain. 7 of June until the 1 of July of 2018
January to March 2018
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Jan 2018 until February 2018
Teaching Contemporary Dance Technique for the SNDO, the Choreographic Department of the Amsterdam Univeristy of the Arts.
Jan 2018 until April 2018
Continuation of the training " Teaching Arts in the 21 Century" at the Academy of Theater and Dance.
March 3 to 4 in London, invited to attend a workshop with Clod Ensemble (UK), Moving Music
March 22, 23 and 24 Audition SNDO 2018.
I will be offering the contemporary training during the selection days. Looking forward to meet our future students!
September 2017 to December 2017
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New Academic Year at the Academy of Theater and Dance, Amsterdam.
Starting with the fresh new years of the MTD teaching my course "Improvisation Toward Performativity" during Block 1
September 14 and 15 ELIA Conference in Amsterdam ( Amsterdam hosting this time!)
September 23 Docentkamer Conference at DAS
The Amsterdam Marathon again... Please sponsor my run to help the research in Cancer for the VU Cancer Research of Amsterdam. This year I have again a good reason to run... !
November 19, participation with Hilo Rojo inside of the Improvisation Festival (dance) of Caracas. Invited by Ines Rojas and taking part in a beautiful project promoted by the dance artist Daniela Pinto
November 24 to the 26: Just finished the First Face of Yamuna Body Rolling Physical Training to become a certificated teacher and practitioner. A lot to learn still
December 1 and 2, Mind the Dance a workshop for documenting dance an dance practices. Wonderful time together with some old and new friends and colleagues.
Artistic Residency at GNRAtion. From the 8 of December I will be working in Portugal. I will be teaching and developing a new Choreographic work and giving a workshop in the city of Braga, Portugal
From the 16 in New York...
Heading to USA... Refreshing releasing techniques and Klein!
January 2017 to April 2017
Continuation of the Course Contemporary Dance Technique for the Docent Department DD3 at the Amsterdam School of Arts. Ending February 10 of 2017
Teaching Contemporary Technique @Amsterdam - Studio Seven- Open Contemporary Dance Classes with people with Experience. Mondays 10 to 12 am and Thursdays from 18 to 20.
February 27 to March 10 Teaching at Theatre Academy (Improvisation Toward Performativity)
University of the Arts Helsinki
March 23 to 25 Audition time..I will be teaching during the audition of the SNDO (Choreography Department of the Amsterdam University for the Arts) and the DD (Teachers Department). I wish everyone the best of luck! Go for it...
Performing for choreographer Keren Levi, 24 and 25 of March 2017 Frascati Theater
Attending the Seminar "Where Does the Dance Go When is Danced?" Gullberg Ballet, Stokholm, Sweden, April 27-29
October - November 2016
Amsterdam Marathon 2016. Running the 16 of October 2016.
Artistic Residency at "solo work @ 77" in the island of Aegina (Greece) from the 17 until the 26 of October.
Master Class in Kinitiras the 25 of October from 10 to 12 am. Kinitiras is a Center for Artist in the heart of Athens. See you there!
Vagabundo - Music
& Dance 12 and 13 Nov
Premiere of 'Vagabundo' (Wanderer) concert for baritone sax and orchestra. Featuring Ties Mellema, Daan Admiraal, Maria Villasmil and the Philharmonie Amsterdam.
August 2016 to December 2016
From August 2016
1. Improvisation towards Real Time Composition at the Amsterdam School of Arts. MTD (Modern Dance Department).
Ending October, 2016
2. Contemporary Dance Technique for the Docent Department at the Amsterdam School of Arts, DD3. Ending next February 2017 (Blocks 1, 2 and 3).
Contemporary Dance Technique for the School of New Dance Development at the Amsterdam School of Arts, SNDO1. Ending next December 2016.