‘Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in a sheet’ The promotion for Unseen Beings community dance project – commissioned by Hull City Arts supported by Arts Council England – is attracting heaps of love and attention… but what about those times when you are not getting love or attention? What about when the world doesn’t see you at all? What happens then? Continue reading
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Unseen Beings Community Dance Project Choreographers Jo Ashbridge and Tamar Draper are looking for participants aged 16+ to take part in a vibrant, thought provoking and innovative dance-theatre project throughout August, culminating in a performance at this year’s Freedom Festival. Absolutely no dance experience is necessary. Continue reading
While Hull was celebrating Humber Street Sesh 2016 I had returned to Stockton-on-Tees, my hometown – for the first nine months at any rate – as one of the Freedom Festival Community Correspondents team. I joined the programme because I saw it as a good chance to see some new art and performance, work with pro journos, build networks and try new things. Below is a short picture diary of Saturday at SIRF 2016 Stockton International Riverside Festival. Continue reading
I began, like many others, inside KAG at the members show enjoying the art on the walls in the familiar surroundings. I made a beeline for KAG because I felt sure there would be people there who I knew. I also hoped there’d be a welcoming glass of vino – which there was. Continue reading
Dynamic. Atmospheric. Innovative: three words that describe the performances served up twice a year by Ensemble 52’s Heads Up. September 5 -12 sees the return of the festival of national and locally curated theatre.