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Performing Gender and Gender Moves at Yorkshire Dance

I wanted to write about taking part in Gender Moves an LGBT+ community dance project run by Yorkshire Dance, exploring issues around gender, identity, activism and dance. Gender Moves is part of Performing Gender an international enquiry into these media panic inducing, culturally charged issues, working with artists from Spain, Netherlands, Slovenia, Italy and the U.K.  Continue reading

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Into the Light LGBT50 A participant’s story pt 3

An incredibly moving performance,’ plus ‘Really powerful message: very impressed,’ just two responses from within the crowd, watching Into the Light last Saturday in Hull. Continue reading

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Text from Into The Light LGBT50

[Intro]

I’m not calling for peace in the world – though that’d be fine right –

just a moment to be heard. Listen up as I speak my words

Step with me sisters, step with me brothers

Step with me fathers step with me mothers

Break free with me. Into the light. Into the light Continue reading

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Into the Light LGBT50 A Participant’s story pt2

This is it, the night before the big day. This time tomorrow the cast of Into The Light will have entertained everyone at Duckie’s Tea party in Hull… twice! Continue reading

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Into The Light LGBT 50 – A Participant’s Story Pt1

After completing 14 hours of rehearsals, for community dance work Into The Light – part of LGBT 5O –  and with just, a week-and-a-half until showtime, it feels like the right time, to spend a few moments to reflect on where we are at.   Continue reading

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Into The Light Mass Dance Tutorial

Gary Clarke and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 invite you to join thousands of others in a mass dance this summer. All you have to do is watch the tutorial, learn the dance and join us in Queen Victoria Square, Hull on Saturday 29 July Continue reading

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Rules Broken At Transgressions Dance Festival

THREE. TWO. ONE! BREAK THE RULES! Hull holds its first festival dedicated entirely to contemporary dance and performance. Called Transgressions the eye-catching poster image featuring dancer and the Blade carried the tagline. ‘It’s all about dance, but not as you know it.’  Continue reading

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Salacious Live Alternative Performance Winner Announced

Once in a while it is good to get out of the city and once in a while, it is good to move. I managed both by attending #Slapmoves 2015 organised by SLAP or SALACIOUS LIVE ALTERNATIVE PERFORMANCE (best acronym ever) at The Guildhall in York.  Continue reading

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