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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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