Prepare

This section of The Red Line is all about what you do before rehearsals begin.
What is the preparation process like for you?

Janine Fletcher discusses the anxiety of beginning a new piece of work

Janine Fletcher has been working with Dramaturg Sue MacLaine, as part of Collaborate, a strand of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here she discusses the anxiety of beginning a new piece of work.   The beginning is an exciting and anxious place for me; the excitement of ideas and possibilities whirling around, with…

Marguerite Galizia on following hunches

Marguerite Galizia 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 discusses following hunches, excavating thoughts and avoiding the pressure of ‘great ideas’.

On getting a second opinion

Daisy Farris, Louise Costelloe 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 discuss the value of another opinion in the studio and the dilemma of preparing…

Joanna Rosenfeld on scheduling

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 reflects on the importance of leaving enough time for tasks outside of the studio.  

Neus Gil Cortes on following your intuition

Neus Gil Cortes 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 Neus speaks about following intuitive ideas, vivid sensations, obsessions, fantasies and transferring her explorations in to the studio.

Roz Conlon – the tapestry of weaving elements

Roz Conlon attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme. Here she describes the tapestry of weaving elements of a work together.

Tom Roden on questioning an artist’s role.

Tom Roden on questioning an artist’s role. Tom attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme.

Miranda Laurence: questions about Dramaturgy

Miranda Laurence looks at useful questions to ask around Dramaturgical thinking. Miranda attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme.

Julie Cunningham on preparatory questions

Julie Cunningham describes questions to ask oneself prior to making work. Julie attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme.

Tim Casson: questions before you make work

Tim Casson explores questions to ask before you begin creating work. Tim attended the Test Weekend in September 2015 as part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme.

Anita Wadsworth on a workshop with Bryony Kimmings

Anita Wadsworth received a grant from South East Dance’s Flourish Fund. Flourish is an opportunity for dance artists to pitch ideas for their personal professional development. Here she reflects on her process of making a new work, via a workshop with Bryony Kimmings.

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