Tag Archives: ballet

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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The Place special offer; Just a FIVER for a dance class!

As you may have read on the blog, apart from being a freelance dancer and choreographer I teach. Mostly contemporary dance and creative workshops at several UK schools. One of them the Adult Evening Classes at The Place. It is … 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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Money money money….not so funny

And there they were; the long awaited for CUTS. As some may say; ‘The cuts are just not cutting it”. Many discussions and articles about how this came about. The ones that are being let ‘free’ into the world of … Continue reading

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Hollywood does dance pt.2….

Music videos are something I have come to understand a little bit better in the past few years. My partner was a music video director for a while and through him I got to work on quite a few of … Continue reading

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Cinedans 2010

For the 8th edition this year, the only Dutch dance film festival. Showing dance films, dance on screen, installations, visual multimedia performances and more Cinedans Festival is the centre of dance on film.  From the 9th-12th December in Amsterdam, Holland:

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A little blast from the past…

As the snow is falling down and covers London in a thick layer of white powder, all the trains are cancelled and delayed, the airports are closing down, midwives are taxied to the hospital in tractors and the people in … Continue reading

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DANCE ON CAMERA: SOME THOUGHTS FOR MAKING IT BETTER (guest blog)

As a filmmaker I’ve become completely obsessed with dance. Sarah has shown me a world of meaning and emotion that lives completely separate from the spoken word and that really excites me. Cinema is at its most powerful when we … Continue reading

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Things you HAVE TO see…

Christmas time is coming up and the theatre’s are filling up with season audiences. With so many dance shows, opera’s, theatre productions, exhibitions, films and musicals it’s sometimes hard to know where to go. You don’t want to miss that … Continue reading

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Save the arts

Radical cuts to current levels of arts funding will decimate what has been one of the UK’s chief success stories over the past 20 years, and will bring an end to the UK’s reign as a global capital for culture. … Continue reading

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