Drawing and performance/scenography as research

Digital editing. Mapping performance. Drawing of ‘Sleeping Beauty’.

 

  • Using scenography to examine performance training practices: ‘Learning from athleticism: creating the space for artistic flow.’ A short historical exploration and comparative study of scenographic duets used in selected performance / performance training practices in 1950’s cinematic dance and parkour. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training journal blog. August 2016. (Developed from journal paper, Parkour as a Pas de Deux.)

 

  • Drawing as research. sport training practices.
Tennis drawing

Drawing as research; tennis player

 

Parkour drawing

Drawing as Research; traceurs in rehearsal

 

  • Drawing in health and social care – primary research stage presented at the Intersections Conference. CSSD. 2015. Challenging the Rules of Engagement; a Person-Centered Approach to Art-Based Research Methods Appropriate for the Investigation of Alzheimer’s Disease in its Mid to Late Stages.

 

Drawing analysis

digital

Digital research method

 

PhD awarded in 2011. Thesis title: Drawing and Re-drawing: working with the physicality of the performer in costume design.

Selected PhD case study drawings:

 

Drawing as research

Drawing as research

Drawing as research

Drawing as research

Drawing as research

Chimaera

Drawing as research

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Drawing as research

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

 

 

 

 

 

 

'There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words.' - Doris Humphrey.