the workshop unblocked me

This post is from Holly Riddle, one of the workshop participants. The website presented itself as a “5 day workshop programme exploring contemporary dance”, which it definitely was, but it helped in a much more diverse way than what I would have first perceived. As well as being around like-minded people; art and dance students alike…

day four, workshop one

Today was the showing to a small group of invited guests. Sara suggested that the event should have a focus on process and so, after our beginning walking warm up, the group revisited the sequence from Trio A, the improvised phrases and translations, and the yes manifestos and their interpretation Activities moved to the East…

day two, workshop one

Two new participants joined today. We began with the name game followed by a warm up. Key tools – space, time, gaze – were introduced in the walking exercise. Participants then worked on: 1. Developing some individual movement material 2. Writing notations for an individual movement phrase 3. Putting movement phrases together, using the tools of…