Category Listing: Dance

Starting Again

As performing artists, one wears many hats - those of a dancer, choreographer, production manager, designer, critic - and personally, I revel in the many aspects of the Performing Arts. This blog is a place for me to place my thoughts. Not as a scholar or a critic of the arts, but simply as a thinking artiste. I hope that this space will grow to include analyses, reviews, debates and discussions…

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On Rigidity

Classical artists often get accused of being overly rigid. I’ve faced that accusation on several occasions, most often on occasions when I’ve disliked a performance or a concept. The first time I tried to collaborate with a non-classical dancer, I felt horribly thrown. I had never improvised before. I didn’t know how to let myself go and how to make it up as I went along. I…

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