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
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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