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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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