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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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The knitting dance

Dance is my hobby, my life, my passion, my drive so I don’t often get the question; “Do you have any hobbies?”. The answer is; “When I don’t dance, I knit.” Although I don’t have much time off, a hobby I … 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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