Lis Engel

Lis Engel

Associate professor emeritus

associate professor, phd at the university of Copenhagen in human movement and dance in theory and practice 2003-

 

Cand.scient in human movement, physical education and frensch 1974, Teacher in rhytmic movement and dance at the Danish institution of higher Physical Education 1971-79 , Diploma in education from Vallensbæk  upper secondary school 1975, Master at Helsingør Grammar School 1976-79.Senior lectorer at the Danish Institution of Higher Physical Education 1979-92. Jungs imaginationstherapie, Institute für kooperative psychologie 1984, phd in body-mind techniques (phenomenology and psychofysiology of human movement) 1992 , Associate professor at the Danish Highschool of Physical Education 1992. Post.doc in the aesthetics of contemporary dance 2000.  "Studielektor" (senior lecturer) at the Department of Physical Education, Pedagogy and  Psychology at the University of Copenhagen, 2000. Qualified at the level of associate professor at the esthetic faculty of Århus 2001. One year research funding as aenior lecturer at the danish Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities 2002-2003.

Dance Education

Education in  contemporary dance techniques and choreography in Denmark, England, USA:Jazzballet, jazzdance  (Rikki Septimus, Doug Crutchfield), Street dance, funk, electric boogie and locking (Sten Koerner, Out of Control), Modern dance/ contemporary dance: Internationale Balletseminarer hos Birger Bartholin i København, Martha Graham Technique (Pauline Kooner, New York), Contemporary Dance (Serge Golovine .Copenhagen, Génève.), Creative dance, improvisation and composition: (Laban Art of Movement Center i London: Sam Thornthon and Henry Metcalfe), Choreography, contemporary dance (intensive  studies in New York in contemporary dance technique and choreography at Nikolais Louis Foundation (Murray Louis, Alvin Nikolais), Dance Improvisation as technique training and performance art: Skinner Releasing Technique School in Seattle. (Joan Skinner, Robert Davidson), Contact improvisation. (Steve Paxton, Seattle, Bo Madvig, Copenhagen), Co-founder of  Impuls dance theatre, dancer and choreographer 1982-1990, Contemporary Dance techniques: Ongoing Seminars  at Dansens Hus in Copenhagen jazz-danc­e, release technique, contact improvisation, hip hop dance,  street dance, butoh dance, composition and choreograph­y with Christina Caprioli, Cofounder of  Impuls dance theatre and dancer and choreographer 1982-1990, Workshops and dance performances at dance scenes,  schoo­ls and Universities in Denmark and Scandinavia in the period from 1982- 1990.

body-mind somatic techniques.Dance therapy (Formation de Danse Therapie Expression Primitive. Organisé de l´asociati­on "Art et Thérapie". France Schott-Billmann. Psyhanalyste, professeur d´Expressi­on Primitive Danse Thérapeute. l´Université Paris  IV Sorbonne. 4 Rue Lalande 75014 ), Modern rhythmic gymnastics (DHL, University of Copenhagen), Helle Gotved - organic movement therapy and rhythmic gymnastics (Copenhagen), Medau gymnastics - (Paul P Instituttet, København), Gøssel gymnastics - (Copenhagen), Lis Burmeister gymnastics (Copenhagen),Bio energetics (Alexander Lowen), New York, Body-Mind Centering (Bonnie Bainbridge/ Mette Bruhn, Copenhagen), Imaginationsterapi (Tietze. Institut für Kooperative Psychologi, Köln, Tao- ki- træning, basic qi gong practice  (New York), Yoga (New York, Copenhagen), Zen meditation (New York), process meditation (Arnold Mindell).

Education

Associate Professor, PhD in body, movement and aesthetics, cand.scient in movement and dance, phd in body-mind techniques, post.doc in the aesthetics of dance

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