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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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Bikrammmmmm

As the rain is pelting down on the roof of the Bikram Yoga Studio I breath in and out and feel the sweat roll from my forehead into my ears. All I am doing is lying on my back. Concentrating … 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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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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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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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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Monday teaser

Keep an eye out for our new dance film, Mondays. Director Robin Schmidt. Daily routine of waking up on a monday morning. The start of a new week. Awake, asleep, the mind wonders through the routine motions of getting ready … Continue reading

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Wanted; 10 strong contemporary dancers

Opportunity Looking for 10 strong contemporary dancers male/female for a music video. Director; Robin Schmidt Choreography; Sarah Linstra Shoot will be in London around  the end of Jan+full day rehearsal (but TBC). Paid, fee tbc. If interested and available please send an … 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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