Tag Archives: contemporary

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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Hollywood does dance pt.1…

A new wave of  films has taken over Hollywood. Dance film. After the all the old classics such as Footloose, Flashdance, Grease, Showgirls, Dirty Dancing etc. we now have a new generation of Hollywood does dance. Films such as The Company, Save … Continue reading

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I value the arts!!

I Value the Arts Campaign – Background information 1. Who is running the campaign? The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA). The NCA provides a voice for the arts world in all its diversity. It seeks to safeguard, promote and … 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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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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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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