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Chinese dance supremo Willy Tsao on the art of movement

21 February 2013

in Directors, International

INTERVIEW: WILLY TSAO The Chinese dance supremo, and founder of the Guangdong Modern Dance Company, the City Contemporary Dance Company (Hong Kong) and BeijingDance/LDTX, tells Mary Mazzilli about how to make contemporary dance in China and Hong Kong. He also gives his verdict on dance in the UK.

The Place Prize: celebrating the best in contemporary dance

29 September 2012

in Directors

INTERVIEW: EVA RECACHA In the third part of our series on the Place Prize, choreographer and Place Prize finalist Eva Recacha speaks to Diana Damian about her piece The Wishing Well, inhabiting memories real and imagined, and how chemistry can inform dance. The piece is competing in this year’s Place Prize Finals, which was at The Place, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, from 6-22nd September.

The Place Prize: celebrating the best in contemporary dance

INTERVIEW: DARREN ELLIS The choreographer speaks to Diana Damian about his piece Revolver, inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s seminal film Persona and featuring live music. The piece is competing in this year’s Place Prize Semi-Finals. Second part of our series about The Place Prize for dance Semi-Finals, which is at The Place, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, from 6–22 September 2012.

The Place Prize: celebrating the best in contemporary dance

INTERVIEW: RICCARDO BUSCARINI and BROOKE ROBERTS The choreographer and the former radiologist and knitwear designer, who are Place Prize semi-finalists, talk to Diana Damian about their piece Athletes, which explores the relationship between the human body and the machine. The piece draws inspiration from both athleticism and from Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film masterpiece 2001 Space Odyssey. First part of our series about The Place Prize for dance Semi-Finals, which is at The Place, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, from 6–22 September 2012.

London International Mime Festival 1

MIME FEST SPECIAL Postshow discussion with Dimitri De Perrot and Martin Zimmermann of Switzerland’s Zimmermann & De Perrot, about their show, Oper Opis (Someone, Something), performed as part of the 32nd London International Mime Festival, at the Barbican Theatre. Hosted by Dr Dick McCaw, Senior Lecturer in Performing Arts at Royal Holloway, University of London. Recorded by Diana Damian.

Interview: star choreographer Matthew Bourne

INTERVIEW: MATTHEW BOURNE The adventurous choreographer chats to Philip Fisher about the current revival of his 2000 ‘dancicle’ show, The Car Man, and about his career, which also includes Swan Lake, The Nutcracker and Edward Scissorhands.