Make

This section of The Red Line explores what happens during rehearsals.
As we all know, it can be the best and worst of times.
What is the making process like for you?

Paola Napolitano on blocks and hurdles

Paola Napolitano attended Doing Dramaturgy in April 2016, a workshop for choreographers, dramaturgs and makers interested in exploring dramaturgical practice in their work. Offered via the South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here Paola reflects on how to get through blocks and over hurdles when making work, by making sure you don’t stop asking…

Joanna Rosenfeld on ‘Day 1’ in the studio

Joanna Rosenfeld attended Doing Dramaturgy in April 2016, a workshop for choreographers, dramaturgs and makers interested in exploring dramaturgical practice in their work. Offered via the South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here Joanna talks about navigating Day one in the studio…armed with paper, drawing tools and a video camera…  

A discussion on scary beginnings and growing projects

Daisy Farris, Rachel Birch-Lawson and Sara Dos Santos attended Doing Dramaturgy in April 2016, a workshop for choreographers, dramaturgs and makers interested in exploring dramaturgical practice in their work. Offered via the South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here they debate the most enjoyable aspects of making work – from scary beginnings, studio collaborations…

Nicholas Minns On how work communicates with its audience

Nicholas Minns attended Doing Dramaturgy in April 2016, a workshop for choreographers, dramaturgs and makers interested in exploring dramaturgical practice in their work. Offered via the South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here, he discusses looking at a piece of work and unpicking how it communicates with the viewer.

Debbie Lee – Anthony on the most enjoyable stages of a process

Debbie Lee – Anthony attended Doing Dramaturgy in April 2016, a workshop for choreographers, dramaturgs and makers interested in exploring dramaturgical practice in their work. Offered via the South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here, she speaks about the most enjoyable stages of the making process and mistakes she has encountered along the way.

An Artist’s ‘finest hour’ – Julie Cunningham

Julie Cunningham attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here she discusses an Artist’s ‘finest hour’ and the desire to connect with audiences.

Rhiannon Faith and Cath James on questions to ask oneself

Rhiannon Faith and Cath James explore questions to ask oneself in preparatory stages of making work. Rhiannon and Cath attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme.

Stephanie Schober and Dance Company in rehearsal at the South East Dance Studios

Choreographer Stephanie Schober spent a week in August 2015 at South East Dance Studios rehearsing and developing her piece ‘Tracing Gestures’. “This week we are rehearsing at South East Dance Studios in Hextable, working with one of the charcoal images on the wall. The drawing on the wall is created through a movement task: to…

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