Category Archive: Research for Dance Features

It’s Not(t)dance

The stages of a dance meme, the creative progression of thought in the development of an artwork that incorporates critics into the dance itself, masturbation and performance art, the body’s betrayal of cooperative… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: dancing strength

This is the final of my series of three posts commemorating International Women’s Day. All taken from the OBR Flashmob rehearsal in London’s City Hall, I’ve selected them because of the strength, intensity,… Continue reading

International Women’s Day: OBR Flashmob Rehearsals #2

What better way to celebrate International Womens’ Day than with some more images of the OBR Flashmob Rehearsal. I took these at City Hall in the evening, two days before the flashmob itself… Continue reading

Researching influences on fandangos in Huelva

The experiences I had in Huelva, during the first two days of this trip around Andalusia would have been a privilege even in times of economic plenty. Country representatives, those responsible for logistics,… Continue reading

Jondo on #WordyMonday

“It’s Hondo” says Jackie. “Yes, Jondo” I reply. I’m staying with an old friend in Gibraltar while consolidating the information gathered from two days of research on the influences and growth of the… Continue reading

Wonderful Huelva

What an incredible experience! The people at Cerro de Andevalo and the beautiful environmentally friendly boutique hotel Narayana Casa Camilo laid on an extraordinary night. This traditional flamenco from the area – from… Continue reading

Words Worth at Lilian Baylis Theatre

All images: Dancers performing Anton Du Beke’s Easy to Love at the Lilian Baylis Theatre I had a lovely evening watching Words Worth tonight after the  photo call earlier. The show itself was… Continue reading

Ugandans in London

All images: Ugandan dancers in London Last Monday evening I went to a celebration of Ugandan culture. One of a series of events associated with the World Travel Market, I choose it because… Continue reading

Dancing together at Gawai in Sarawak #6

Both images: Dancers and visitors celebrate Gawai by dancing together. Sarawak, Malaysia In Sarawak everyone I met was friendly, making conversation was easy and all my questions were answered enthusiastically which meant I… Continue reading

Gawai in Malaysia #5

Both images: Traditional courtship dance in Borneo This dance fascinated me. Not for the extended choreography (which I suspect has been adapted by the choreographer to make a show closer to what he… Continue reading