Monthly Archives: April 2011

Post performance thoughts.

I’ve lost my way with this blog a bit. I didn’t write last night after the performance, too tired and busy preparing for a very early departure this morning. There was an audience and there was a show. There is … Continue reading

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Wednesday preparations.

Marc is beginning to get organised for us leaving Friday morning, David’s working and I’m at the table. David is very articulate and I’m distinctly aware of how less practiced I am at talking about my work. After a tech … Continue reading

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Day 7 – Mini-structure.

Carrying information. There is now a structure that is doing something. I need to sit with it now, familiarise myself with the spaces within it, flesh out the danced areas where I don’t have enough information to feel expressive or … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Talking and finding.

Monday morning, David is here. I’ve  felt encouraged today – a territory is emerging. Some of the beginnings I’ve not necessarily been confident about seemed once again to have promise in the presence of someone fresh to the process. It … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Time to think.

Feeling. Jules left today. We spent the time we had left giving me the sound files and a basic lesson on how to use Qlab. A software for editing and layering sound. I’m not good with goodbyes. I never have … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Threads.

An unedited excerpt of my notes from today. Song writing.  stuck. stuck and emotional. a heaviness in the room. Quiet just towards the end of the day. the baby’s crying eating me. Persevering with something I don’t really like very … Continue reading

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Singing and Dancing

Blurring. I found today difficult. The playground became almost too big. Too many choices, a kind of doing everything all at the same time. Trying to distill an idea, creating a movement passage from a random kicking action,  singing a song … Continue reading

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