Find the space

Image credit - Rosemary Spencer and Sophie Alder Skinner Releasing Technique (SRT), if you’ve never been introduced to it before, is in my humble opinion, the hidden gem of somatic inclined movement techniques. It never fails to find freedom in my skeletal patterning, invigorates my creativity and calms the inner Charlotte.  I chanced upon Skinner [...]

slowing down

I thought that freelancing would mean endless days of watching daytime tv. The sofa would be forever shaped by the impression of my butt, and I would dissolve into a mush of flesh. This hasn't happened. Perhaps, I'm still undergoing the honeymoon phase of freelancing - the freedom to sit in my favourite coffee shop [...]

Reimagining Class

The end of the second week of freelancing saw me heading off to York for the weekend to celebrate my birthday, but it also gave me a little bit of space to muse about the past few days. As a company dancer, class was always functional. It was about mobilisation, lubrication, waking up and preparing. [...]

The Freelance Journals

This is my first week of freelancing. I don't really know what I'm doing. I've returned to Leeds after two years working at Black Box Dance Company with the intention of giving freelancing a go, but, I don't actually know how to freelance, or how to find out how to freelance, and having spoken to [...]

this is where I am at.

I haven't written anything in a while purely because I haven't had the energy to. Before the words used to spill out. My fingers frantically trying to keep up with the word vomit issuing from my head. I would write down exactly what I was thinking with little curation to the structure or line of [...]