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letter to the cottage

I spent 10 days in rural west Wales in February 2017 in a village called Abercych, home to Simon Whitehead and Stirling Steward. They had invited me to connect with local people in the hope we might seed the beginnings of something … Continue reading

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A response to ‘choreography of the every day’

I have a long history collaborating with Quarantine, most recently on Wallflower. In the lead up to Dance Umbrella and Juncture festivals Wallflower is part of, the company asked each of the team to respond to a slightly different provocation for the Wallflower NOTEBOOK, this was mine…   … Continue reading

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a quiet example of clarity

I’ve been thoughtful about my work for the past weeks, particularly in the last few days. I went to see three things last week; Mark Bruce’s work, Odyssey, for 11 dancers with maximum visual impact of set and props, to … Continue reading

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Here with You

‘Here with you’ During September and October I worked with classes from five schools to make a performance that took place on 21st October 2015. I worked with 114 children from age 10 – 15, spending one day in each … Continue reading

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Life Forces Workshop

Phil and I have been developing a workshop mapping the story of making the performance of Life Forces. We work with objects and materials we use in the show as well as objects we previously worked with and discarded. We explore scale, … Continue reading

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Reflections on ‘A Dance At Home’

    In December 2013 Dance4 asked me if I’d be interested in a new commission working with the Commission Collective – a group of ten people who were coming together to co-commission a new piece of work. The idea … Continue reading

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Moon

After the Washington experience, I tried to write a story. I couldn’t, this is what came out instead. Moon  He was a girl Running, twirling, folding, diving, leaping, creeping, flailing, crashing, rolling Holding He was a girl And She was … Continue reading

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