02Dec
By: Sara Wookey On: December 02, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

Having just wrapped up 10 (short) weeks of teaching the course “Ways of Seeing” (a title possibly inspired by John Berger’s book by the same name) for 100 BA students at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. On our last day I invited them to write a manifesto...

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13Nov
By: Sara Wookey On: November 13, 2016 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

Dancing Museums is a partnership between five European dance organisations and eight museums. Its mission is to explore new ways of interacting with audiences. As one of those audience members yesterday (November 12th) I began to wonder what “interacting” might mean in today’s world. I ask this because my experience was...

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04Nov
By: Sara Wookey On: November 04, 2016 In: Re-performance Comments: 0

As the Autumn days roll in quickly I am in the process of doing annual check-ins and outreach for the 2017 season. I also spent two hours making corrections on Wikipedia, a wonder of a source and I wonder who puts these things up there? In any case, I look...

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26Oct
By: Sara Wookey On: October 26, 2016 In: Uncategorized Comments: 0

I recently attended the Contemporary Greek Dance Platform at Megaron in Athens. It was a three-day event with performances running from 9pm-12.30pm each night. The programme varied each day with featured works by young Greek choreographers selected by an international jury. The work I saw on Sunday evening seemed influenced...

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17Oct
By: Sara Wookey On: October 17, 2016 In: Research Comments: 0