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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11Jul
By: Sara Wookey On: July 11, 2016 In: Dance in Museums Comments: 0

The new work, WORK/ TRAVAIL/ ARBEID, by Anna Theresa deKeersmaeker is a joy to experience. Walking into the upper level of the Turbine Hall at TATE Modern and hearing a crowd clapping has become part of the fabric of my experience at TATE Modern in London, my newfound home....

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05Jul
By: Sara Wookey On: July 05, 2016 In: Trio A Comments: 0

As the invited summer intensive guest artists at Greenwich Dance Agency, I am pleased to be working with a great group of professionals as I transmit Trio A (1966) by Yvonne Rainer. This is the final and public event as part of my reDANCE project supported by Arts Council England. I...

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