Theatre director Russell Lucas interviewed me about my work in Movement Direction for his 300 Thoughts for Theatremakers channel
Befriending the artistic work The artist makes the work; the dramaturg support the process. Less movement intervention and more conversation partner and offering second set of eyes/perceptual systems: dramaturgy is a bit like being a midwife of the artwork in its development. Dramaturgs ask a lot of questions. If we are working on the developmentContinue reading “What is dramaturgy?”
Interested in feeling more at home in your own skin or working on a particular skill? Check out these questions about working 1 to 1 with me How is movement coaching faciliated? I verbally facilitate and guide you in a variety of movement explorations, tasks and exercises. Sometimes I move with you, sometimes I demonstrateContinue reading “What is movement coaching?”
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Here is a beautiful picture by photographer and artist Mira Loew, taken in her old studio somewhere in Dalston in 2012 or there abouts, where there was a white cat somewhere out of shot. The patterns on the floor make the composition even more striking – my legs forming similar corners and edges inside shapes,Continue reading “Patterns”
Well, movement is everywhere, but I’m not everywhere. I don’t fit in in a boxing gym, through I’ve walked through one to teach yoga at the back. I don’t fit in in the park full of mothers and babies, though I’ll happily walk with my friend and her son who I taught when she wasContinue reading “Where to go when you fit in everywhere, or What’s all this about then?”
Squirrel The squirrel pushes its lower legs into the ground, and extending its front legs out, springs in curved pathways across the ground to the tree. I – anthropomorphic – find it cartoon-like and funny. The squirrel could be stressed, though. This bounce could be for joy; it could be for efficiency. It could beContinue reading “Exertion-recuperation, or How I think about endurance”