- Anthony Nikolchev
A brand new work from a brand new company. It's more physical theatre than dance but 'All the things you said you never said before you thought you could ever say' has some strong roots in the wide world of...
Filed in Interview on July 7, 2014 11:47 AM
- Petter Jacobsson
Interview with the current AD of Ballet de Lorraine from France where he talks about his specially commissioned season from female dance makers includign Norwegian Ingun Bjørnsgaard...
Filed in Interview on June 9, 2014 11:43 AM
- Ellyn Hebron and Jeanne Yasko
Edge are the graduate company of the London School of Contemporary Dance. This year they are performing works by Trisha Brown, Yael Flexer and Ben Wright among others. We spoke with company dancer Ellyn Hebron and AD Jeanne Yasko....
Filed in Interview on May 6, 2014 11:41 AM
- Tim Rushton
Interview and feature with the AD of Danish Dance Theatre along with footage from the company work 'Edge of Loneliness'....
Filed in Interview on April 21, 2014 11:38 AM
- Ema Jankovic and Francesca Dillion-Reams
JV2 are the graduate company from Jasmin Vardimon Company where dancers can spend a year intensively learning about dance theatre. We spoke with Tim Casson (company leader) and two of the dancers, Ema Jankovic and Francesca Dillion-Reams....
Filed in Interview on April 7, 2014 11:35 AM
- Daniel Baker, Leanne Horsey and Gianluca Vincentini
Our annual look at emerging dance talent from Verve, the graduate company from Northern School of Contemporary Dance. Interviews with company dancers Daniel Baker, Leanne Horsey and AD Gianluca Vincentini....
Filed in Interview on April 3, 2014 11:31 AM
- Pia Holden, Anne Ekenes and Camilla Ekelöf.
Norwegian dance company Panta Rei Danseteater present two new works 'Ja, vi elsker du gamla, du fria' by Ms Holden and Ms Ekenes and 'På gränsen' by Camilla Ekelöf....
Filed in Interview on March 17, 2014 11:27 AM
- Jennie Wren and Azzurra Ardovini
'Minor Tears' has been in production for several years studying the implications of injury on professional dancers. We spoke with company AD Jenni Wren and dancer Azzurra Ardovini....
Filed in Interview on March 3, 2014 11:24 AM
- Kevin Finnan
Interview with the artistic director of Motionhouse Dance Theatre and the creator of the company's most recent work 'Broken'....
Filed in Interview on February 6, 2014 11:22 AM
- James Wilton
Interview with the AD and choreographer of the fledgling dance company currently on tour with their work 'Last man Standing...
Filed in Interview on January 27, 2014 11:20 AM
- Christopher Arouni
In 'Red One' Arouni explores the concept "the obvious centre of attention". Who is it that attracts attention - the individual or the group? What is it like to observe from the sidelines? Arouni's long dance career in Norway began...
Filed in Interview on November 25, 2013 1:15 PM
- Odd Johan Fritzøe
The production Stjerne.* is designed for young audiences who are new to abstract dance. Produced by the Hedmark Touring Organisation in 1998, it has been staged for thousands of school children all over Norway....
Filed in Interview on November 25, 2013 1:14 PM
- Máté Mészáros
Interview with Máté Mészáros currently a dancer with Zero Visibility Corps in Norway and formerly a dancer with Ultima Vez in Belgium for over 5 years. He talks to us about his current touring job and why it's important for...
Filed in Interview on October 30, 2013 1:13 PM
- Jo Strømgren
Jo Strømgren is the founder and director of Jo Strømgren Kompani in Norway we spoke to him about the current state of contemporary in Norway and the work he created for Polish Dance Theatre 'CZTERDZIESCI' which is as hard to...
Filed in Interview on October 28, 2013 1:11 PM
- Lutz Förster
An interview with the current Artistic Director of Tanztheater Wuppertal about his work ('Portrait of a Dancer' a biographical piece) and his long career in dance....
Filed in Interview on October 23, 2013 1:09 PM
- Fleur Darkin
The new AD of Scottish Dance Theatre talks about her ambitions for the company and their current touring work Second Coming' making its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival alongside a project with Scottish Ballet....
Filed in Interview on September 5, 2013 1:01 PM
- Tamsin Fitzgerald
We talk to the AD of 2Faced Dance Company about her new full evening work 'Out of His Skin' currently doing an extended run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and about why being an NPO is not all it's cracked...
Filed in Interview on August 14, 2013 12:54 PM
- Tom Dale, Hugh Stainer and Maria Olga Palliani
Most small scale dance companies will try very hard to keep things simple, what with tight budgets, smaller venues and limited resources. Not so for Tom Dale Company who are about to embark on a stint at the Edinburgh Festival...
Filed in Interview on July 30, 2013 12:58 PM
- Lise Manavit, Ben Wright
We caught up with company dancer Lise Manavit and bgroup company director Ben Wright to talk about their new piece 'Just As We Are' currently making the rounds...
Filed in Interview on May 20, 2013 2:32 PM
- Anthony Missen and Kevin Turner
The duo, both directors of Company Chameleon based in Manchester talk to us about their new double bill crafted by themselves and dance making duo Goddard Nixon....
Filed in Interview on May 2, 2013 2:28 PM
- Eleesha Drennan
Interview with company dancer Eleesha Drennan from National Dance Company Wales. We speak to Ms Drennan about her new piece for the company 'Virtual Descent'....
Filed in Interview on March 22, 2013 2:26 PM
- Debbi Purtill
We talk to dancer Debbi Purtill about her new work with Ballet Lorent 'Rapunzel' a fresh take on the classic fairytale....
Filed in Interview on March 14, 2013 2:24 PM
- Ashleigh Musk and Christian Brinklow
We speak with two of the post graduate dancers from Verve 2013 as they embark on a national tour with lots of new work...
Filed in Interview on March 7, 2013 2:22 PM
- Adrienne Hart
The AD of Neon Dance Company discusses her new piece 'The Intention' about a man stranded on a mystery island who falls in love with a mystery woman....
Filed in Interview on February 6, 2013 2:20 PM
- Interview Helen Parlor
Helen Parlor is a dancer and choreographer and the AD of Parlor Dance. Last year she was the assistant choreographer for the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games of London 2012. She spoke to us late last year about...
Filed in Interview on January 30, 2013 4:44 PM
- Carol Lee
Last year Carol Lee, a costume designer based in Leeds, took it upon herself to set about Arts Council England after it became clear that the funding monoliths dealings with regards to a project entitled "Artists Taking The Lead" were...
Filed in Interview on January 23, 2013 10:35 PM
- Rosie Kay
Interview with Scottish dance maker Rosie Kay about her new work 'There is Hope' currently touring around the country...
Filed in Interview on January 20, 2013 2:18 PM
- Stine Nilsen
Candoco Dance Company, based in London, have just started a long term collaboration with the Laban school to increase the awareness of inclusive dance practice among dance students. We spoke with Stine Nilsen, one of the company's artistic directors,...
Filed in Interview on November 19, 2012 1:18 PM
- Bullying in the Arts
While many will associate bullying with school children the prevalence of it the professional workplace and especially in the arts is all too real. Anne-Marie Quigg is a consultant who has been studying bullying in the cultural sector since 2001...
Filed in Interview on October 1, 2012 1:34 PM
- The F.C.C
Jane Coulston and Holly Noble, both professional dancers and choreographers, are about to step in to the melee with the Female Choreographers Collective an organisation that is looking to reverse the apparent skewing of opportunities toward male dance makers. Here...
Filed in Interview on September 27, 2012 1:06 PM
- Anthony Missen and Kevin Turner
The co-directors and performers with Company Chameleon speak to Article19 about their new work 'Gameshow' currently touring around the country....
Filed in Interview on January 23, 2012 1:32 PM
- Ben Wright
Veteran dance maker Ben Wright speaks with us about his elaborate new touring work 'The Lessening of Difference' and why it may or may not be dance theatre....
Filed in Interview on December 14, 2011 1:12 PM
- Filippe Van Huffel & Erin Harty
The company AD of Retina Dance company and company dancer Erin Harty speak to us about the company's latest touring work 'Layers of Skin'...
Filed in Interview on November 23, 2011 1:10 PM
- Helen Parlor
The Milton Keynes based dance maker talks to us about her new work 'Step Forward' created in collaboration with a group of scientists. We also talk to dancer Chris Bradley and Dr Ryan Pink....
Filed in Interview on November 23, 2011 1:09 PM
- Kajza Ekberg and John Ross
We speak to two of ACE Dance and Music's dancers about their brand new touring work 'Ice'....
Filed in Interview on October 6, 2011 1:07 PM
- Thomas Small and Tom Pritchard
Thomas Small the AD of Small Petitklein Dance COmpany and dancer Tom Pritchard speak to Susan Cunningham about their performance of 'Falling Man' at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe....
Filed in Interview on September 22, 2011 12:57 PM
- Tamsin Fitzgerlad
Interview with the AD of 2Faced Dance Company during their annual pilgrimage to the EFF. We discuss the company's work and their future as a newly anointed NPO company....
Filed in Interview on September 6, 2011 1:05 PM
- Sally Owen and Joan Cleville
Two dance artists from Scottish Dance Theatre talk about their new works presented as part of a special SDT season at this years EFF....
Filed in Interview on August 29, 2011 1:03 PM
- Balbir Singh
The Huddersfield based dance maker brings his peculiar mix of rap music and asian dance to the EFF. Mr Singh speaks to Susan Cunningham....
Filed in Interview on August 22, 2011 1:01 PM
- Jack Webb
Long time Article19 blogger and dance maker/performer Jack Webb speaks to Susan Cunningham about his EFF work 'Beta Wave Transport'....
Filed in Interview on August 22, 2011 12:59 PM
- Gary Clarke
Dance maker presenting work for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with 'Bagofti' a work inspired by Sir Francis Bacon....
Filed in Interview on August 22, 2011 12:55 PM
- Azzurra Ardovini and Ryu Suzuki
Two dancers from Phoenix Dance Theatre discuss music, injury, and how the funding cuts affect jobs and the cultural development of a nation....
Filed in Interview on May 25, 2011 11:22 AM
- Ann Sholem
The Artistic Director of National Dance Company Wales talks to us about the company's current rep work and how touring may be compromised by cuts to England's arts funding....
Filed in Interview on May 9, 2011 11:24 AM
- Lotte Ghyssaert and Hal Smith (Verve)
Lotte Ghyssaert and Hal Smith, both graduate dancers from Verve 11 explain how graduate company's help on the road to developing as a fully fledged professional dancer....
Filed in Interview on March 8, 2011 11:20 AM
- Luca Marazia
Italian born dancer Luca Marazia from Danish Dance Theatre talks to us about touring, teaching and whether or not a life as a dancer matches his expectations....
Filed in Interview on March 1, 2011 11:16 AM
- Luca Silvestrini
Director of Protein Dance talks about his new work 'LOL (lot's of love)' along with material from the show in our exclusive video interview....
Filed in Interview on February 23, 2011 11:13 AM
- Helen Parlor
Helen has been dancing and creating work for more than a decade with companies like Motionhouse Dance Theatre. In our interview she talks about the importance of live dance work in the community and much more....
Filed in Interview on February 13, 2011 1:22 PM
- Jasmin Vardimon
We talk to AD Jasmin Vardimon of, funnily enough, Jasmin Vardimon Company about her company's latest work '7734'...
Filed in Interview on February 13, 2011 1:21 PM
- Rachel Birch Lawson
Fresh from a recent performance at the 2011 incarnation of the Resolution Festival in London new(ish) dance maker Rachel Lawson tells us about her work, plans for the future and making work for more than just one show.
Filed in Interview on January 27, 2011 2:39 PM
- Stine Nilsen
Interview with the Co Artistic Director of Candoco Dance Company. Stine talks about inclusive practice, having the "right" kind of disabled dancer and the company's current touring triple bill 'Renditions'...
Filed in Interview on November 6, 2010 3:49 PM
- Bawren Tavaziva
Our features bring you a section of the work itself with a good helping of Bawren Tavaziva's relentless dance making style performed by a suitably hard core group of dancers. We also have an interview with Mr Tavaziva himself...
Filed in Interview on October 13, 2010 1:19 PM
- Interview Nigel Charnock
Seventeen minute unedited interview with dancer/choreographer Nigel Charnock. MR Charnock is a former alumnus of DV8 Physical Theatre and he has been touring, creating and performing for more than twenty years....
Filed in Interview on September 17, 2010 1:05 PM
- Interview Di Cumming
Interview Di Cumming AD of Ludus Dance talking about the company's new triple bill of work by Nigel Charnock, Yael Flexer and Ben Wright...
Filed in Interview on September 17, 2010 12:59 PM
- Interview Rosie Kay
Interview Rosie Kay Ad of Rosie Kay Dance Company on her new work 'Five Soldiers....
Filed in Interview on June 1, 2010 12:57 PM
- Interview Lucy Starkey and Elisabeth Connor
Interview Lucy Starkey and Elisabeth Connor two of the dancers from verve 10....
Filed in Interview on March 17, 2010 12:54 PM
- Interview Claire Benson and Junior Cunningham
Interview Claire Benson and Junior Cunningham two dancers from Motionhouse Dance Theatre, on their current touring work 'Scattered'....
Filed in Interview on February 17, 2010 12:53 PM
- Tero Saarinen (Video)
Interview with Finnish choreographer and dancer who performs a revised version of Carolyn Carlson's epic solo "Blue Lady' from the 1980's....
Filed in Interview on February 5, 2010 12:25 PM
- Filip Van Huffel (Video)
Video interview with the Artistic Director of Retina Dance Company Filip Van Huffel includes footage from the company's latest show 'Antipode'....
Filed in Interview on February 5, 2010 12:22 PM
- Kevin Finnan (Video)
The AD of Motionhouse Dance Theatre talks to us about the company's new production 'Scattered' set to bow for the first time in October this year. Also includes rehearsal footage and interviews with some of the company's dancers....
Filed in Interview on July 17, 2009 12:28 PM
- Errol White
Following on from a successful career as a dancer with both Scottish Dance Theatre and Phoenix Dance Theatre Errol White takes the reigns of his own company. Susan Cunningham spoke with him prior to the company's month long tour of Scotland.
Filed in Interview on June 29, 2009 10:31 AM
- Holly Denoon & Sioda Martin (Video)
Holly Denoon, Sioda Martin (dancers with the company) talk about the 'Tell Woman' a show aimed and kids aged 4-10 years old....
Filed in Interview on June 10, 2009 12:38 PM
- Jasmin Vardimon (video)
Interview with Jasmin Vardimon about her new work 'Yesterday' along with footage from the show and comment from dancer's Mafalda Deville and Luke Burrough....
Filed in Interview on September 22, 2008 12:21 PM
- Lindsey Butcher (video)
Interview with Lindsey Butcher about her new work 'Shift' along with footage from the show that makes those Lego™ constructions you made as a kid look like child's play, which they were, so go watch the video already!...
Filed in Interview on May 14, 2008 12:24 PM
- Shobana Jeyasingh
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company are entering their 20th year in the wide world of dance. The company's artistic director celebrates by being interviewed by Article19. We're sure the company are celebrating in other ways but we're happy to provide some party hats and a candle or two!
Filed in Interview on January 28, 2008 9:39 PM
- Jasmin Vardimon
Without any doubt one Jasmin Vardimon is one of the best dance theatre choreographers in Europe. She has been making work for ten years and the company will be kicking off the new year with a preview of 'Yesterday', a celebration of those ten years. We caught up with her during rehearsals in Brighton.
Filed in Interview on January 6, 2008 9:08 PM
- Javier De Frutos
Following a long freelance career Javier Du Frutos was the surprise choice to take the reigns of Leeds based Phoenix Dance Theatre in the Autumn of 2006. We caught up with him over the phone during a break in rehearsals for the company's up an coming tour.
Filed in Interview on January 1, 2008 2:36 PM
- Hofesh Shechter
One of the most talked about dance makers this year is Hofesh Shechter. A veteran of Batsheva Dance Company, Inbal Pinto and Jasmin Vardimon Company, among many others, he is currently in Scotland creating a new work with Scottish Dance Theatre where we caught up with him by phone.
Filed in Interview on December 16, 2007 2:35 PM
- Morag Deyes, Dance Base
Susan Cunningham speaks to the Artistic Director of Dance Base in Edinburgh, Scotland's one and only National Dance Agency. A few years ago they moved from their cramped home in Edinburgh's 'Assembly Rooms' to a brand new facility in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle. How has the transition gone and how much support have they been providing the profession?
Filed in Interview on November 18, 2007 5:57 PM
- Gwen Van Spijk
by Neil Nisbet Booking a tour for a dance company is an unnerving experience, especially for those new to the game. What better solution than to ask someone who knows the ins and outs for a little bit of...
Filed in Interview on October 8, 2007 1:04 PM
- Peter Maniam - Moving in Circles
My eyes were really opened by going to see ‘Hiphopscotch’, and talking to Peter Maniam of Moving in Circles. He then encouraged me to come along to the breakdancing championships. I was struck not only by the skill but the passion and commitment of the dancers.
Filed in Interview on September 9, 2007 8:24 PM
- Ross Cooper 'The Curve Foundation'
by Susan Cunningham Ross Cooper (Artistic Director of Curve Foundation) talks about building an audience for contemporary dance and his companies unique relationship with their venues. You are performing at The Kings in Edinburgh, such a prestigious theatre. Is the...
Filed in Interview on June 3, 2007 10:44 PM
- Siobhan Davies
Siobhan Davies is undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in contemporary British dance. Her career spans over 30 years and has seen her win numerous awards for her innovative choreography. I spoke to her in March to find out what is next for her and her company.
Filed in Interview on April 28, 2007 1:28 PM
- Do You Believe In Angels?
Whether you do or not, after seeing 'Angels of Incidence', you may think about the roles we play in each others lives that we as humans can, in kind, be angels for each other. How people come into our lives just when we need help or guidance.
The integrated piece created by Adam Benjamin (co-founder of Candoco) for Scottish Dance Theatre (SDT) brought in 4 dancers with disabilities to perform with them.
Filed in Interview on April 10, 2007 12:55 AM
- Lois Greenfield
Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) are in the UK on a country wide tour with their new creation; ‘Held’. The work is an innovative piece which combines photography with dance. Renowned dance photographer Lois Greenfield crouches on stage taking photographs while the company jump, contort and move across the stage.
Filed in Interview on March 1, 2007 2:49 PM
- Loretta Yurick - Dance Theatre Ireland
Loretta Yurick is the Irish-American co-director of Dance Theatre of Ireland with Robert Connor. The company based in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin is now in its 17th year of producing contemporary dance work....
Filed in Interview on November 17, 2006 6:54 PM
- Janet Smith [ Podcast ]
During the dawn of time when Scottish Dance Theatre was known as Dundee Rep Dance Theatre they were a company struggling with with the obscurity of contemporary dance, lack of money and little recognition for their work. 10 Years later, several of which have been with Janet Smith their current director, the newly titled company is up their with the best and brightest the UK has to offer.
Filed in Interview on August 23, 2006 8:57 PM
- Alistair Spalding [ Podcast ]
Interview by Neil Nisbet iPod icon by BartelmeOn July 10th 2006 Dance UK, the self described advocates for dance in the UK, handed the Culture Minister, David Lammy, the much anticipated Dance Manifesto that set forth what they, in consultation...
Filed in Interview on July 19, 2006 9:57 AM
- Kevin Finnan [video]
Kevin Finnan, Vanessa Cook, Junior Cunningham, Nikki O'Hara, Sioda Martin, Stuart Waters, Motion House Dance Theatre Video, Perfect...
Filed in Interview on May 24, 2006 6:45 PM
- Arthur Pita, Bare Bones 5 [video]
Interview with Arthur Pita and the dancers from Bare Bones 5; Omar Gordon, John Thompson, Neb Abbott, Andrew Cowan and River Carmalt. This is an 11 minute video interview....
Filed in Interview on March 31, 2006 12:08 AM
- Charlotte Vincent [video]
Charlotte Vincent returns to Article19 with an interview covering her new work “Broken Chords” During her chat with Susan Cunningham prior to the company’s show at the Traverse in Edinburgh she discusses her work, live music, Polish dancers and...
Filed in Interview on November 28, 2005 11:49 PM
- Siobhan Davies [video]
If want to talk about those who have a legacy in dance then Siobhan Davies is certain to be at the very top of the list of influential dance makers in the UK. From playing her part in the...
Filed in Interview on November 1, 2005 11:35 AM
- Helen Parlor [video]
As well as being a dancer with Motionhouse Dance Theatre and some time writer for Article19, Helen Parlor is also a prolific choreographer creating dance theatre orientated work for her own projects. We previously featured Full Force Dance Company,...
Filed in Interview on September 18, 2005 11:36 AM
- Ross Cooper - Curve Foundation
by Susan Cunningham Susan Cunnigham speaks with Ross Cooper of the Curve Foundation. One of Scotland's most popular choreographers (not a long list that but still..... ED!) and Ana Lujan Sanchez one of the choreographers who worked on a piece...
Filed in Interview on September 12, 2005 1:34 PM
- Arthur Pita
by Susan Cunningham Arthur Pita is Portuguese and was born in South Africa. He studied dance in Johanssburg before coming to London in 1991 where he trained at LSCD obtaining a masters degree. So the biography goes at least. Susan...
Filed in Interview on May 26, 2005 2:00 PM
- Jasmin Vardimon [video]
Jasmin Vardimon has just achieved something fairly historic. She has just become the first choreographer to be interviewed by Article19 twice in our very short but illustrious history a fact we feel sure will warrant inclusion in her biography...
Filed in Interview on May 8, 2005 1:26 PM
- Janet Smith
by Susan Cunningham Janet Smith is the Artistic Director of Scottish Dance Theatre and has been for several years now. Susan Cunningham talked with Janet in December last year to find out what the company is doing and the particular...
Filed in Interview on January 25, 2005 2:20 PM
- Siobhan Davies
by Martin French Along with Richard Alston Siobhan Davies is one of the most well established and experienced choreographers working in the UK today. She was there at the start, in the UK at least, so we had a quick...
Filed in Interview on October 13, 2004 2:30 PM
- Theresa Beattie
by Zoe Boden September 15th 2004. The Place Prize finals begin Wednesday 15th September until the 25th September and five choreographers battle it out for the £25,000 first prize. We talk to Director of Artist Development at The Place, Theresa...
Filed in Interview on September 15, 2004 6:32 PM
- Eliza McNeill, Jenni Sutton
by Neil Nisbet Jeni Sutton (above left) and Eliza McNeill (above right) are students at the Western Australia Academy of Performing Arts in Perth, Western Australia. Currently in the graduate company "Link" the pair spoke to Article19 back in March...
Filed in Interview on July 14, 2004 6:39 PM
- Rosie Kay
by Neil Nisbet Rosie Kay is a professional choreographer living and working in the Midlands. She has won numerous awards for choreography and performance. Rosie is currently creating a new duet for performance later this year. How does the work...
Filed in Interview on March 20, 2004 8:03 PM
- Vanessa Cook
by Neil Nisbet Vanessa Cook is a professional dancer currently working with Motionhouse Dance Theatre. Vanessa talks to Article19 about performing, travelling the world and being in prison! (surely not! Ed!) Article19: How did you move from an English/Philosophy degree...
Filed in Interview on March 8, 2004 7:56 PM
- Richard Alston
by Martin French Richard Alston is one of the UK's most enduring choreographers. With over 30 years in the business he must be doing something right! Surely? Article19 picks up the phone to find out more. Article19: What was your...
Filed in Interview on January 19, 2004 8:09 PM
- Darshan Sing Bhuller
by Neil Nisbet Phoenix Dance Theatre are now in their 21st year of creating and performing work. The company has often been mired in politics and controversy for all the wrong reasons. Darshan Singh Bhuller took the reigns last year,...
Filed in Interview on October 12, 2003 8:13 PM
- Val Bourne
by Martin French DanceUmbrella, the largest UK dance festival, enters it's 25th year with some brand new work and some old favourites waving goodbye to pursue new endeavours. We talk to Val Bourne the festivals director and creator about the...
Filed in Interview on September 20, 2003 8:19 PM
- Kevin Finnan
by Neil Nisbet September 2003. Since 1988 MotionHouse Dance Theatre have been growing in stature to become one of the UK's best known dance companies. Article19 talks to Kevin Finnan the company's creative director about their recent work "Volatile" and...
Filed in Interview on September 5, 2003 8:24 PM
- Lloyd Newson
by Zoe Boden Apparently, most of it is pretty dull, the Europeans do it better, it is snobbish, elitist, and has a very limited notion of beauty. Lloyd Newson, artistic director of DV8 Physical Theatre, talks about the problems of...
Filed in Interview on July 22, 2003 8:28 PM
- Charlotte Mors
by Neil Nisbet Charlotte Mors, Administrator for Danseværket in Denmark estimates that dance in her country is some 25 years behind the UK in terms of developing and supporting the art form. we ask just what she plans do about...
Filed in Interview on June 18, 2003 8:34 PM
- Jasmin Vardimon
by Zoe Boden Jasmin Vardimon is one of our most vibrant young choreographers. Her work has been described as ‘the kind that inspires emulation’ (The Times, Malta), and ‘thrillingly inventive’ and ‘articulate’ (The Herald). Her company are currently exciting audiences...
Filed in Interview on May 8, 2003 8:48 PM
- Sheron Wray
by Zoe Boden The first time I met Sheron Wray was in trendy Mayfair club, Momo’s. Laptop in lap, sipping tea from Moroccan glasses, and occasionally nibbling bread dripping with salsa verde, Sheron shines with confidence, determination and ambition. When...
Filed in Interview on May 6, 2003 8:55 PM
- Resolution Choreographers
by Zoe Boden April 11th 2003. Every January Resolution! hits The Place with a fresh wave of choreographers and sends London into a frenzy. To get just a taste of it I asked four bright young things to give me...
Filed in Interview on April 11, 2003 8:57 PM
- Making Statements
by Neil Nisbet Making Statements is a six member, all female dance company and the second outing for a project designed to give new professionals their first taste of working and performing away for the relative security of the training...
Filed in Interview on February 15, 2003 9:04 PM
- Charles Linehan
by Neil Nisbet Time Out magazine described his work as "Impressive, intelligent, thought-provoking choreography. Submerged in ambiguity, Charles Linehan’s subtle, atmospheric dances thrive on implication, on the elusive emotional undercurrents of human interaction." So we thought it was about time...
Filed in Interview on February 8, 2003 9:12 PM
- Selina McGonagle
By Martin French Tin Productions is a pretty unique model in the dance world. A self sustaining dance education and production company that exists entirely out-with the normal state funding system and all its foibles. Selina McGonagle tells Article19 just...
Filed in Interview on December 20, 2002 9:16 PM
- Lisa Torun
by Neil Nisbet Lisa Torun is a Swedish dancer, choreographer with an array of musical and vocal abilities. Currently living and working in London she is in Newcastle to work with the newly formed Making Statements company as part of...
Filed in Interview on December 5, 2002 10:41 PM
- Peter Royston
by Neil Nisbet Peter Royston is the Director of Dance at the Scottish School of Contemporary Dance. The school is based in the recently constructed Space. A custom designed and built professional dance school and theatre for training contemporary dancers...
Filed in Interview on October 15, 2002 10:48 PM
- Ursula Robb
by Neil Nisbet On Friday 25th October 2002 Rosas, the contemporary dance company lead by Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker, arrives in Newcastle to perform a single work from an extensive repertoire; ‘Drumming’ featuring music by Steve Reich, at Newcastle Playhouse....
Filed in Interview on October 1, 2002 10:53 PM
- Charlotte Grant
by Neil Nisbet Charlotte is a 25 year old professional dancer. Trained at Newcastle College she has performed across the UK and Europe and will begin a new creative period with Earthfall Dance Company in September 2002. How has your...
Filed in Interview on September 15, 2002 10:57 PM
- Michelle Silby
by Martin French Michelle Silby is the Project Leader for the Tees Dance Initiative a production and education company based in the Teesside Region of the North of England. TDI are currently developing their new touring programme "I" for later...
Filed in Interview on September 5, 2002 11:02 PM
- Emma Torrington
by Neil Nisbet Emma Torrington is a 25 year old professional dancer currently based in Newcastle upon Tyne. A graduate of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance she is currently appearing in From Scratch at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Article19:...
Filed in Interview on September 1, 2002 11:06 PM
- Debbi Purtill
by Neil Nisbet Debbi has been a choreographer, performer and teacher for over 10 years. She has performed and created work all over the UK and Europe. she is also a teacher and rehearsal director for several organisations and companies....
Filed in Interview on June 15, 2002 11:11 PM
- Janet Archer
by Neil Nisbet Janet Archer is the Artistic Director of Dance City, the National Dance Agency for the North of England Do you think that dance as an art form still has a place in the 21st century? And how...
Filed in Interview on June 1, 2002 11:15 PM