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Returning to That Night-time Phenomenon at Seven Arts, Leeds

I had one very clear understanding about the above performance at Seven Arts, Leeds (I love that place). And actually, this very clear understanding was instant and realised during the performance – that sometimes reflection that occurs while performing can … Continue reading

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Carrieanne the Painter

I don’t just enjoy performance, I love painting too. Please check out the above pages Carrieanne Painter of the Abstract and Carrieanne Portrait Painter – I do commissions.

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Christmas Cabaret at Seven Arts: That Night-time Phenomenon

Venus is ensconced in her planet, she feeds on, keeps moving through, the energy dependent on the proxemics between herself and the planet Jupiter. For me, the person playing Venus, I feed on the energy between myself and the audience. … Continue reading

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Features of Fool

How  could I not apply to perform at Manchester’s Victoria Baths for an evening in which all proposals were to look at the concept of being the Fool. The evening proved it was an interesting topic as a stimulus, the … Continue reading

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Observe This Gait, at Leeds Art Gallery, March 2015.

This was an incredible opportunity and I am proud of my bravery. I improvised (to a gallery audience) my way out of a short script which headed the show. This script was written from research (and conversation) based on stereotypes … Continue reading

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The Dancing Plague: joining The Ashes Collective

On Saturday the 10th of January (2015) was a showing of the first showing of The Dancing Plague by The Ashes Dance Collective. It was platformed at Resolution in The Place theatre venue in London. This piece (as the title … Continue reading

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A change in performance approach

As previously mentioned, there must be a reason why improvisation has always been included in my work. It is certainly not a laziness for performance preparation – improvisation takes just as much preparation. I think this can be explained (if … Continue reading

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A Hunch, performed in a number of venues.

The performance A Hunch is a ‘’hunch back story for a tiny mouse’’. The shifting approaches of presenting autobiographical thoughts are connected only by the words ‘hunch’ ‘story’ ‘back’ and ‘mouse’ with a consistent drive throughout the piece for struggle … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from Repartee

The first presentation of Cafe Repartee was at Unity Day on Woodhouse Moor in Leeds, Unity has been good to me, I have now performed two solo’s and a collaboration at this days festival. All of these were a first … Continue reading

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Contributing to IdeasFromElse[W]here

Reflections and ramblings on an enjoyable day The many and varied artistic offerings for the drawing sheds IdeasFromElse[W]here project was the starting point, and key focus, for my own contribution, (I think I was lucky to have been there on … Continue reading

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