CPH is an
annual intensive summer training programme for
+ Gypsy Fusion with
Dud Muurmand and Lisa Bugel
Welcome to this 8th year of intensive summer training
in Tribal Style Bellydance in Copenhagen.
It is with great pleasure we present you with the 2018 program, where we have given much
consideration into giving you 4 days of total dance bliss with both room to the essential
social connection between you dancers as well as possibility of challenging
your dance-self in moving forward in your
skills, technique and art making.
Each training day will have a flow thru all classes
- and the flow will continue between the days.
Besides training, we will also have social dancing and fun:
Hafla night on Friday evening
a jam session Saturday
and a closing party on Sunday.
We look much forward to welcoming you back in Copenhagen in July 2018 !
☺ Dud & Lisa
from Tribal CPH intensives at Soulhouse studio
Workshops for 2018 will take
place at these 2 studios, the main one will be Soulhouse:
Hørsholmsgade 20, 1.sal
DK-2200 Copenhagen N
Both studios are in the same building, so you can walk up/down easily between ws.
Tribal CPH is organized by Dud Muurmand and Tribaldance
all contact regarding this event to:
Dud Muurmand (Main teacher)
Dud has been a dancer and teacher for over 20 years, Copenhagen is the home
base, but she travels regularly to other parts of Denmark as well as
Sweden, Norway, UK and Germany to teach workshops.
Certified ATS®-teacher since 2010 (Los Angeles,US)
Artistic director of Tribe of Gaia
Chair-woman of Tribaldance Denmark, organizer of different events like
Dark CPH, Tribal Cafe Copenhagen plus of course Tribal CPH
Lisa teaches ATS® on regular basis in Copenhagen.
Certified ATS®-teacher since 2012 (Gothenburg)
Dance member of Tribe of Gaia
Board member of Tribaldance Denmark
overview of the four days intensive
Level of dance required to follow the teaching at the summer intensive is:
4 days package A = advanced level + upcoming intermediates
you need to know moves / formations of ATS level 2 as a minimum
and also general dance experience 2+ years of ATS / Fusion / Gypsy Fusion
3 days package B = continued beginners + intermediates
we recommend 1 year of dance experience in either ATS/Fusion/Gypsy Fusion
TEACHING LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
We look forward to meeting you all at TRIBAL CPH 2018
All classes are taught by Dud with Lisa assisting
except morning technique classes
where you can choose between 2 options:
the advanced taught by Dud, and the alternative/open by Lisa
|THURSDAY July 19
14.15 Welcome / Soulhouse
We kindly ask all participants of package A to be present for the welcome.
start off these intensive
training days with a thorough warm-up and conditioning before we step
into technique and drills
TECHNIQUE LAB: (intermed + advanced)
Technique and drills for ATS(r) and Tribal Fusion
CHOREOGRAPHY I / (intermed + advanced)
will present a unique choreography for Tribal CPH 2018, the styling
will be Tribal Fusion – and in this first class we will
go through technique and combos used in the dance. This choreography
will also be performed by the class on Sunday’s closing party (optional
choise) and technical elements from this choreography will also serve
as inspiration for more of our training work this weekend.
This choreography will be worked with in 4 classes over all 4 day.
The music title for this
choreography will be informed to registered participants 2-3 weeks
before Tribal CPH, so you have time to listen to the music beforehand.
19.00-19.30 / Soulhouse
ZILS (open level)
This day we will end our practise with a drill session on playing zils
Different arabic rhytms will be
introduced for the dancers musical perception – and we will also do
small ATS-improvisations together.
19.30-19.45 / Soulhouse
MENTOR / self study
This first day Dud & Lisa
will introduce to you how you may use this mentor-time during the
intensive days – for instance: you can to go through your notes,
practise that combo again or ask teachers questions from the days
training, or get some input on what to focus on for yourself in the
training programs we offer at Tribal CPH
|FRIDAY July 20
9.50 Welcome / Soulhouse
We kindly ask all participants of package A+B to be present for the welcome.
10.00-10.20 / Soulhouse
10.30-12.00 / Soulhouse / Dud Muurmand
CHOREOGRAPHY II / (intermed + advanced)
class of choreography, we will continue working deeper into the
structure and combos, refining and also looking at the expressional
This class is only open to participants from Package A – you need
to have the first class on Thursday to be able to follow. If you are
participating from Package B, you may participate in the alternative
class (look below)
ALTERNATIVE class 10.30-12.00/ Hotstepper/ Lisa Bugel:
SHIMMY technique (open level)
technique class with focus on shimmies of different kinds . In this class
Lisa will also bring a few selected combos that is taken out of the
choreography class repertoire, so you will get a taste of what the
choreo-class is doing as well ☺
13.00-13.30 / Soulhouse
MENTOR / Self study
The studio is all yours to go through notes, practise or ask questions
(Dud & Lisa will be available)
13.30-14.15 / Soulhouse
ZILS (open level)
Zils & rhythms, drills and more drills
14.30-16.30 / Soulhouse
CREATIVE LAB: ”DRAMA fusion & expressional dance”
this ”Creative Lab” we will inspire you to explore the artistic
and creative possibilities of the dramatic and expressional
dance put together with Tribal Fusion style. We will work both in solo and group process drills.
Coffee-break lecture will be on the topic ”expressing yourself - training your "dragontail" ”
(16.30-18.30 .. .preparations for Hafla)
HAFLA - gathering, open stage &
Venue: Soulhouse Studio, Hørholsmgade 20, 4.th floor
A festive but also
relaxed gathering with lots of tribal dancing, performances by
workshop participants (and of course also by the teachers) + bazar
shopping. The perfect place to meet & greet, guests from outside is also welcome.
kids under 15 + Tribaldance.DK members FREE
(entrance is included in all Package A-B, and you can even bring up to 2 guests for free)
WANT TO PERFORM?
(You can sign up for a performance spot as the same time you send in
your registration to Tribal CPH. We will also send out a reminder to
all participants with the general info in late June. All performance
spots will be SOLO+DUETS: 4 minutes, GROUP: 5 minutes. For
groups: all participating group dancers must be registered particpants
of Tribal CPH)
|SATURDAY July 21
10.30-10.50 / Soulhouse
11.00-12.30 / Soulhouse / Dud Muurmand
TECHNIQUE LAB : Gypsy Fusion -intermediate-adv)
Spins, skirt work, hands/arms and music you cannot sit still to.
ALTERNATIVE class 11.00-12.30 / Hotstepper / Lisa Bugel
Technique: ATS® level 1-3 ( open level)
Moves, cues and formations of American Tribal Style®
– level will be ”open” meaning the level will be determined from the
partipants in the class. Bring zils!
13.30-14.00 / Soulhouse
MENTOR / self study
The studio is all yours …. Dud & Lisa is available
14.00-16.00 / Soulhouse
CREATIVE LAB: ”Music and dance composition”
This Lab will be all about musicality in dance, how to use your music creatively working either with ATS or with Tribal Fusion.
Drill groups will be formed based on ATS-level with participants.
Solo drills will be based on tribal fusion style
The coffee-break will be a theoretical lecture on the subject of ”MUSIC”
16.15-17.30 / Soulhouse / Dud Muurmand
CHOREOGRAPHY III – performance preparations
This 3rd choreography class will be polishing up our dance piece and adding group formations. (package A)
ALTERNATIVE class 16.15-17.30 / Hotstepper / Lisa Bugel
ZILS + Q & A - technique
Lisa will teach this class based on your questions on technique and combos.
18.15-18.45 / Soulhouse
Put on your skirts and zils and lets do one of our energizing and fun jams together to end this training day
(optional afterwards – joint dinner in town)
|SUNDAY July 22
10.00-10.20 / Soulhouse
10.30-12.00 / Soulhouse / Dud Muurmand
CHOREOGRAPHY IV: ”Performance ready" / (Package A)
Choreography round up, adding drama and expression, making it more stage ready.
This class is both technique, repetions – and personal feedback on where to work in deeper
ALTERNATIVE class 10.30-12.00 / Hotstepper/ Lisa Bugel
Technique: Spins & Turns (open level)
Lisa will guide you thru the most common spins and turns - fast & slow - from ATS + Tribal Fusion
… technique and drills!
13.00-14.45 / Soulhouse
CREATIVE LAB: ”PROJECT PLAY - ATS®”
did this last year -and it was so much fun, we simply have to try it
again - so for Tribal CPH 2018, we will invite you work intensively for
90 minutes on a fast
forward, intensive and refreshing ATS®-inspired group choreography –
all levels can be in!
Dud & Lisa will beforehand have created a choreography project,
meaning a formation /movement structure based on the ATS® building
blocks – easy and simple, but so much fun when the project comes to
life within one class.
We will split class into 2 project groups, doing the same project – but then we can perform for each other in the closing party
14.45-15.15 / Soulhouse
last gathering we will have the 2 project groups perform - and
the choreography group will also show the final version of their
intensive work from 4 days.
.. and then it is time to say goodbye and see you in 2019!
PACKAGE A (max 20 spaces)
(all 4 days, incl hafla)
Price: DKK 1.600
min 2 years of tribal/gypsy + min level 2 ATS
PACKAGE B (approx 10 spaces)
(3 days, Friday-Sunday incl hafla)
Price: DKK 1.400
min 1 year of tribal or gypsy
DAY-PASSES (only if available after June 22)
THURSDAY-pass / Price: DKK 500
FRIDAY-pass / Price: DKK 600
SATURDAY-pass / Price: DKK 650
SUNDAY-pass / Price: DKK 500
We open up for Package-registrations first,
- Package A-B from February 15
- Day passes from June 22 (if spaces)
We have a total of 30 spaces available, split between Package A and B,
however we only take in 20 people on package A to give some extra time
for attention on the individual students in Thursday classes and also
leave some space for package B participants.
Also "Day-passes" are not really a reality - for several years, we have
been sold out on packages leaving no room for day-pass participants.
Upon registration for packages, please pay deposit of DKK 200 before March 1, 2018
Remaining amount to be paid BEFORE June 1
For day passes, payment is due latest 3 days after registration.
Registration of workshop spaces will be done on a
- by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- payment of deposit within 3 days.
For all Danish payments please transfer to the bank account specified
For foreign payments, please ask for Paypal invoice - fee apply.
note, all registrations are fully binding
after June 1
You may only cancel with a valid doctors certificate until June 1,
all cancellations will be debited DKK 200 not counting paypal fees.
After June 1, 2017 no
cancellations are possible.
Account holder: Dud Muurmand
Please state clearly your name and what you are paying for "Tribalcph18-packA ... or B)
TO TRIBAL CHP 2018!!
/what to pack:
- skirt (double circle
cut and/or a 25 yard ATS skirt)
(please note - the above items can be borrowed to some extent, please
notify us at registration)
also useful to have with you:
- dance pants
- soft ballet shoes/dance shoes without heels
- notebook + pen
- a costume if you want to perform