Tag Archive for skating

Vesper – a performance/scenography as research project

@ Edinburgh Fringe Festival. C South. Venue 58. August 2016. Performing with, through and on ice-skates. Re-thinking what it is to dance on ice; re-thinking what it is to scenograph. Sketchbook snapshot: Inspired by Dialogues with Scott Graham, his workshop and the performances by Frantic Assembly. Tipping Point. Ockhams Razor. Drawings of and practice with Parkour Generations. The performances of and dialogues…

‘Dance with me’ – Scenography as research

Clip from the exhibition video 2014. View on YouTube. This performance was created in collaboration with Sangita Champaneri who co-designed and constructed the costume. It was performed at TaPRA, QMIP and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In this performance (three sequences of existing skating training exercises) I use and examine the ice skate as a semi-autonomous item of costume that, through an evolving…

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