‘Box of Frogs’

In October 2011, I started working with Stumble danceCircus on a very different circus – theatre show, ‘Box of Frogs’. Under the direction of Mish Weaver, I joined another 4 circus performers and 2 musicians to explore Bipolar disorder and the connections between mental health and performance. After an extremely interesting and emotional first month of creation,Continue reading “‘Box of Frogs’”

Glastonbury Festival 2011

This summer I got to live one of my dreams, as I got booked to perform in the Circus Big Top at Glastonbury Festival. Despite the extreme, hardcore conditions, it was one of the best, most fun and exciting experiences in my life. The Circus  Field was possibly one of the best areas on site, andContinue reading “Glastonbury Festival 2011”

Uncomfort Zone

What is dance? What is beauty? ‘Uncomfort Zone’ explored the key aspects of Mehmet Sander‘s renowned ‘Manifesto on Dance’: dance is a premise to refuse comfort, emotion and music, in favour of collision, maximum velocity and gravity as enhancements of – rather than inhibitions to – performance. I took part in a five-day workshop whereContinue reading “Uncomfort Zone”