Joan van der Mast
Artistic director / teacher / coach / choreographer
Joan van der Mast ( BA / CMA) is an international respected teacher, choreographer, lecturer, coach and advisor in contemporary dance and Laban Movement Analysis. She is a Codarts (Rotterdam) graduate and she is a certified Laban Movement Analist ( New York), studied Choreology (Laban London), Yoga and Stott Pilates.
After a too short career as a dancer due to a severe back injury, she became a faculty member of Codarts, Rotterdam Dance Academy, where she has been teaching Modern Dance Technique, Improvisation and Composition, Movement Analysis and Didactics of Modern Dance and started a career as a choreographer.
She also became a faculty member of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague since 1997. She is founder and artistic director of Ex Nunc, Center of Modern Dance in The Hague and artistic coordinator of DansPlan, Segbroek College in The Hague. She is momentary working as a guest teacher and choreographer i.g. at Skopje Dance Academy (Macedonia), International Dance Lab Chelyabinsk (Russia), Anna Maletic School for Contemporary Dance (Zagreb/Kroatia) & University of Warchau.
For further information about the workshops of Joan van der Mast in Berlin click here