How do you make professional work with real people not trained performers?
How do you craft performance for a paying audience when you can’t simply use technique to dazzle them?
How do you draw attention to the beauty in the ordinary, and make us marvel at the very variety contained within the human species?
I don’t know, but I know a woman who does. Continue reading
My head is about to explode. Literally.
I am stuffed with new insight and perspectives (having attended the Do Lectures), The Space has gone live and with it a new website for PUSH ME, the commission I am working on that is part of it, I’ve just chaired a discussion on an international dance collaboration and seen a piece that simply redefined dance, and I also have a cold.
This is therefore short – and pushing you to a whole heap of other stuff.
- For summaries of the Do Lectures – check out my tweets #do2012 #dolectures
- For PUSH ME, check out the website and follow us on Twitter @pushmespace #pushmeplease or find us on Facebook
I also learnt about titling pieces. I had a piece published in the Huffington Post based on an interview I did with Dick Penny about Watershed and The Space. It was simply called ‘Pushing Watershed’s Dick Penny into the Space’.
The URL when tweeted became ‘…joverrent/pushing watersheds dick…’
Somehow I think many of those who click through may be disappointed… I know I like to start a few fires, but this really wasn’t intended.
My own image of the fire pit at the Do Lectures and remember if you have enjoyed this and want to read more, you can subscribe to Jo Verrent’s blog by email.