Why dance?

Bloom - Harriet Hoctor (1920-1930)
Bloom – Harriet Hoctor (1920-1930)

Earlier this week, one of the teachers at my dance school asked me to choreograph a duet with her, and perform it at the summer gala (very excited!). While we were deciding on the theme of the dance, she completely threw me by asking me a relatively simple question: why do I dance? Continue reading

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An interview with Random Dancers

Atomos

After seeing the show ‘Atomos’, I was lucky enough to have the chance to meet dancers Catarina Carvalho, Jessica Wright, and Travis Clausen-Knight.

Travis

I first asked Travis how working with Wayne McGregor is different from working with other choreographers. Travis described working with Wayne as a very fast and intense process, and said Wayne’s work is very collaborative. Continue reading

‘Atomos’ by Wayne McGregor with Random Dance ~ review

Atomos

Last week, I went to see ‘Atomos’, a contemporary dance show by British choreographer Wayne McGregor with his company Random Dance.

Even before seeing the piece, I knew it was going to be special. I find Wayne McGregor’s work incredibly inspiring and so different from any other choreographers’. Continue reading