Oh the irony,

I actually did some reading in reading week. This may come as a surprise, believe me I didn’t set out to sit and read about dance. Rather I planned to spend my days, sleeping, eating and re-watching the Harry Potter box set, thus completely distancing my mind from dance and attempting to relax. Nevertheless, I … Continue reading Oh the irony,

Nitty Gritty

I like grit. Something I realised when watching Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet on Tuesday. I admired the dancers’ technical ability, clean lines and characterisation of the roles, but for me it was all a bit too nice. Nice being a word, that I don’t particularly like to use, because when you describe something as being … Continue reading Nitty Gritty

The power of sight

I like improvising. I like having the creative freedom to explore movement in ways that may not necessarily be covered in technique class. A medium within which I can play with ideas, lapse into favourite movements or simply go completely nuts and jump around for a bit. A lot of creative tasks that I have … Continue reading The power of sight