Category Archives: choreography

So you think you can…tell me what contemporary dance is?

Who can give me the exact definition of contemporary dance? Anybody? No? Because these days the whole of the UK seems to think, ‘contemporary dance is all about telling a story’, thanks to Arlene Phillip on So You Think You … Continue reading

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Interactive projection video mapping what now?

A recent performance of Beyonce at the Billboard Awards 2011 got me to look a little into the trend of projection mapping. Before I move on just have a look yourself. This fine example of interactive show stopping craziness designed … Continue reading

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Another selection of dance-music-videos

Another selection of delightful bundles of creativeness. Music videos using dance they never get boring. This one below in particularly is a really beautiful example of using an edit to co- create a choreography on screen. The famous Robbie Williams … Continue reading

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The Place Performance Project

In 2009 I was asked to come and teach the adult evening classes at The Place.  Together with my dance colleague Nuno Campos (then rehearsal director for the Henri Oguike DC) I had taught a summer intensive workshop in 2008 … Continue reading

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Danse Macabre

macabre |m??käbr?; -?käb| adjective, disturbing and horrifying because of involvement with or depiction of death and injury : a macabre series of murders. ORIGIN late 19th cent.: from Frenchmacabre, from Danse Macabre ‘dance of death,’ from Old French, perhaps from Macabé ‘a Maccabee,’ with reference to a miracle play depicting the slaughter … Continue reading

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Welcome to Handmade By Sarah

On this website I will be telling you all about my work and life as a freelance dancer, choreographer, dance teacher, mother and founder of Handmade By Sarah. Write ups on old and new projects, previous work and work in progress. … Continue reading

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