Randomness

February 14, 2015

Been out of the loop! Work n’ stuff taking charge after time off. Catching up…

So, some stuff…

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When looks killed…

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and cured,

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or inspired…
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And looked like…
having tea at Suzy’s!
Or hanging at Bains Deligny.
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Lambeth’s cool for now!
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So says Wiki re how the Jack-o’-lantern gets its name. Seems it’s redolent of some mysterious illuminations that have been spied on an atmospheric Oct 31st on occasion. Good also to hear that, along with pumpkins, turnips (turnips!) may also be crafted so as to form that wilfully glinting smirk we love to play with!

Along with luminaries Kenneth Tharp, Linda Gibbs, Lizie Saunderson, Betsy Gregory, Anne Donnely, Geraldine Morris, Christopher Bannerman and Namron, Morley College ballet teacher Brian Betscher is appearing in a work developed by Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion together with the group.

The dancers will present the piece at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre as part of the Elixir Festival September  12-13th

Elixir Project etc…

Love at the Southbank

August 1, 2014

Ah, shucks – dancing again – this time with the lovely and skilful Emma as apart of Souhtbank’s Festival of Love. We’ve a duet by the very talented Thomas Michael Voss to render at the Royal Festival Hall (3pm).

This weekend the particular brand of love featured is Pragma – love which endures (I can relate to that)!

Tea Dance and performance

Don’t Look Back

July 8, 2014

Just a darned nice track AND a decent maxim:

DANCE FUSION 2014

June 22, 2014

DANCE FUSION 2014 – this year falling on Friday, July 4th, America’s Independence Day – will, as we always like it, see a feast of dance – and this year…fuller and richer than ever!

On the eve of Morley College’s 125th anniversary year’s celebrations and reflecting that dance has been studied at the College for over 100 years, do come and join us for:

Dance Fusion

Friday, July 4th at 19.30

The Emma Cons Hall, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7HT

For online booking: http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/events/show/2040_dance_fusion

Parade

April 29, 2014

Mon 12 May 2014

Eventbrite for tickets

The elegant main space at London’s Conway Hall echoes with memories of the original Ballet Russes, the lost romance of Alain Fournier’s Le Grandes Meaulnes and the melancholic circus of Federico Fellini.

Curated by Luke Dixon and Jane Turner this Parade will be a glorious unfolding display by experienced, individualistic artists, their essential best, flashes of ingenuity and a multiplicity of theatrical forms intertwine in Conway’s atmospheric theatre that is emblazoned with the banner

‘to thine own self be true….’
Turner & Dixon bring together 25 years of artistic collaborations and mix with the vibrancy of fresh young talent.

Morley College Acting students will be appearing as part of the line-up!

LC3 at Morley College

April 29, 2014

Free Performance and Workshop at Morley on Wednesday, May 7th in the Emma Cons Hall

By – London Contemporary Dance School third year BA student touring group LC3

  • Workshop: 13.30 – 14.15 – free for anyone to join in
  • Performance: 15.30 – 16.30
  • Post-show discussion: 16.30 – 16.50

Enjoy a free participatory workshop followed by an afternoon performance of work by graduating students from the world-leading conservatoire London Contemporary Dance School; featuring repertoire by internationally renowned artists alongside student choreography. The company’s tour is the culmination of three years training at BA (Hons) degree level and a celebration of the time the students have spent together.

 

 

 

Join us for an exuberant hour and a half of Polish folk dance at Morley College on Saturday afternoons: 15.30 – 17.00 from April 26th taught by award-winning expert, Jolanta Kutereba!

For a glimpse of the class in action – see: http://youtu.be/0qlp4_HdTik

 

 

 

Passive /Aggressive

February 5, 2014

Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson make Passive/ Aggressive – a performance piece for four people (including me).

The shows are happening at the Camden Arts Centre this coming Sunday!

For booking: http://www.camdenartscentre.org/whats-on/view/eve-bt-01

With One Voice – an evening of performances launching the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) History month at Morley College

February 7th: 19.00 – 21.15 – admission free

For more information: http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/news_and_events/events/show/1848_with_one_voice

During the evening, I’ll be performing with fellow artists Cerys Hogg and Kris Webb!

A six week workshop process led by dancer, choreographer and teacher Julie Schmidt Andreasen, running on Tuesday evenings from January 14th and culminating in a performance event on February 25th.

‘During the workshop, you as painters, drawers and dancers will investigate in creating a performance based on methods of interactions. You will be guided through improvisations aiming to enable all artists to be integrated within performance in whatever the medium in which you are working. The labs involve physical warm up, creative tasks, improvisation and discussion. The outcome will be a performance event’ (Schmidt-Andreasen).

For further information and enrolment details: http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk/courses/dance/3750-paintformance_lab/14317

December 2013

December 30, 2013

Tim at Reunion 13

In education – a month of driving for change and sustained endeavour: strength in existing provision and new work – got to have both. Lots of allies to help with this – all in it together really.

In creative output – a month of thinking to make: a dance theatre act with words, songs and contemporary dance movement (Graham midriff, Cunningham shoulders, Astaire feet, Kelly legs, Hayworth spirit, Oida presence, Jackson immediacy…).

As for the one – a month of coming to terms…and dreaming, always dreaming!

Lucy Beech and Edward Thomasson present their new film-work Left Behind Together at the OUTPOST Art Gallery in Norwich from November 2nd – 21st.

It was a pleasure to have been involved!

https://www.facebook.com/OUTPOSTGallery

What is Live Art?

October 30, 2013

 

 

Dance artist Carolyn Roy and I are holding two free practical sessions at Morley College on November 5th and 19th (7.30 – 9.30pm). We’ll consider the questions – what is Live Art? And – what is Live Art at Morley College?

Both sessions will work as ends in themselves – as much as it might be possible to view practical question-asking sessions as ends anyway – but they’ll also serve as tasters for the 12-week course What is Live Art? Creativity course that starts at Morley College is January.

Participants starting in January will have the opportunity to work towards making their own performance exhibition for showing in summer 2014.

Anyway, do come to the free sessions in November!