Week 5: Skills Health Check

Week 5 Provocation Conduct a 'skills audit or health check'.  You may not agree with all that comes back and that's ok, but be interested in why you do/don't agree with what is coming back to you, offering specific examples from your experience on M20PA.  Consider where you use your skills well or where they [...]

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Week 4: Artist Statement

Week 4 Provocations Write an artist statement which is relevant to where you are in your current practice. Reflect on this process, outlining the challenges of formulating such a statement and commenting upon how this might have changed over the last six months.   Artists Statement Having worked as a dancer/collaborator for the last six [...]

Week 3: Proposal Reflection

Week 3 Provocation Reflect on your process of submitting a proposal/response to the brief supplied by Frantic for the Advanced Collaborative Theatre Making module.  What did you learn about your practice, interests and questions when beginning to develop ideas for new work?  Reference how you might use these reflections to begin the process of starting [...]

Moving With Dancers

This past week I spent some time in the studio with some dancers from the undergraduate course at Coventry University. I wanted to explore the same sort of exercises I had done with my fellow actor colleagues to see how the outcome would differ with trained movers used to playing with their body. We did [...]

Provocation 5- Building Blocks

During the two week intensive with Frantic Assembly, we focused heavily on particular building blocks for devising movement specific to Scott Graham’s work processes. Many tasks were very similar to ones I had encountered in my dance work, but ultimately they served a different purpose, and that is how they differ.Most tasks began from a [...]