Charlotte Vincent is widely considered to be one of the most important female artists in the UK today. In this stimulating exchange with Professor Anna Furse, she reflects upon the experience of founding her own company, Vincent Dance Theatre, and considers how collaborating with others can reveal crucial issues in today’s society.
Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly, Scott Graham, discusses the collaborative process of working with writer Andrew Bovell on Things I Know To Be True, and how he came to incorporate a physical language into the production.
Renowned movement expert and director of CSSD’s Movement MA, Ayse Tashkiran, has worked with a vast range of high profile productions and theatre companies. Ayse discusses the two main strands of her work, as both movement director and teacher, from training under Jaques Lecoq in Paris, to developing a formidable practice of her own.
Artistic Director, Scott Graham, describes the typical elements and intentions that make up a Frantic Assembly warm-up, considering why movement is invaluable in playing subtext and drawing an audience into a piece.
Esteemed choreographer, Quinny Sacks, discusses her role in Carrie Cracknell's production of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House.
Sacks provides an invaluable insight into the art of choreography and movement, and delves into the processes of creating the iconic tarantella scene.
Struan Leslie created the movement in the RSC's 2010 production of As You Like It.
Struan explains how body language operates as text in performance, how important contextual concerns such as era and etiquette inform movement decisions, and why working with the physical self throughout rehearsal achieves the best results.
Luca Silvestrini talks about his life and career to Richard Strange at A Mighty Big If at the Church of St Barnabas in Soho.
Luke Rittner in conversation with Christopher Hampson, Artistic Director of Scottish Ballet.
A brief glimpse of rehearsals for Raf Bonachela’s stage production of The Land of Yes and the Land of No.
A brief glimpse of rehearsals for Raf Bonachela’s stage production of The Land of Yes and the Land of No