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
30Sep
By: Sara Wookey On: September 30, 2016 In: Dance in Museums, Labor & Value Comments: 0

I attended the Skillshare on Freelancer Pensions and Career Longevity put on by Equity Freelance Dance Network  yesterday in London. There was a begging-for-more-time conversation on confidence in negotiating and steps to support each other in that.  For example, there is an audition at TATE Modern tomorrow calling for dancers that...

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25Sep
By: Sara Wookey On: September 25, 2016 In: Collaboration in Dance Comments: 0

I recently attended the The Politics of Collaboration European Currents research event at Middlesex University. The event was hosted by Dr. Noyale Colin and Dr. Stefanie Sachsenmaier whose interest in collaboration with relation to current European dynamics. Key speakers included Rudi Laermans, Gigi Argyropoulou, and Bojana Cvejic with performances by Dog Kennel...

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13Aug
By: Sara Wookey On: August 13, 2016 In: Trio A Comments: 0

I just finished a one-week intensive workshop here at ImpulsTanz in Vienna and enjoyed every minute of it! It is a live and vibrant festival with young dancers from all over the world coming together for a week to four weeks of training, performances and socializing. I especially liked...

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