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Devon in Spring

I am spending the spring in Devon while teaching at Plymouth University and working with the Devon Youth Dance Company. Devon Youth Dance Company: Rehearsals have kicked off with visting artist Raquel Meseguer of Lost Dog who is making a … Continue reading

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Old Thoughts New Thoughts

I’ve been trying to bring myself to a commit to a regular posting of writings alongside doings, a practice inspired by my friend Charlotte.  To start me off I found something I wrote a while ago while working with her … Continue reading

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Dog Kennel Hill Project: TUG

In August and September 2012 I worked with the Dog Kennel Hill folk on TUG, which takes audiences on a drifting, 30 minute, journey along urban canal ways and towpaths. To watch a video of the work so far visit: http://vimeo.com/54134056

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Charlotte Spencer Projects: Walking Stories

In October 2012 I took part in the research for Charlotte Spencer’s new project Walking Stories. Walking Stories is created by and for its audience: they are the performers, spectators and makers in this journey. Designed for a group of 20 … Continue reading

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The Rover

All this week I will be performing in a production of The Rover at Hampton Court. The Rover is a bold new production of the 17th century Restoration comedy by the first female playwright Aphra Behn, devised in conjunction with The … Continue reading

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Devon Youth Dancers Perform in Exeter Cathedral

On the 16th May 2012, as part of Daisi’s ‘Banners in the Cathedral’ Exhibition four members of the Devon Youth Dance Company created an improvised performance with violinist Emma Welton.

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HOW DO WE TEACH YOUNG DANCERS TO DANCE LIKE THEMSELVES?

I have been the director of the Devon Youth Dance Company for the last six years, and I’m always interested in how we could be making our programme better and what constitutes a quality experience for young people.  A question … Continue reading

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