This workshop combines skills and applications of somatic researches that include release techniques and body mind practices such as Body-Mind Centering® systems and patterns of development and evolution, embodiments of Contact Improvisation, and tunings of somatic approaches within solo, duet (strong emphasis on partnering) and ensemble dancing.
A weekend of performances: Words and Actions from Jonathan Burrows, Katye Coe, Francesca and Matteo Fargion, Wendy Houstoun, Charlie Morrissey
Kinship Workshops take participants into rural landscapes to spend time in nature. The focus of the work is how somatic and embodied experiencing can facilitate change in the way we relate to nature, landscapes and other animals.
Wendy Houstoun is a movement/theatre artist who remains committed to finding new forms to address her themes. Over the years, her work has developed a uniquely distinctive style that combines movement with text, and meaning with humour. Since 1980, Wendy has worked extensively as a solo performer, and in collaboration with companies and artists whose work challenges, enriches, and extends the boundaries of, dance and theatre.
A firm Hebden Bridge favourite, Manchester-based jazz guitarist Stuart McCallum returns to Wainsgate after his appearances with The Breath and with singer/songwriter Zoe Kyoti, for what promises to be a most delightful concert.
Neo-classical, folk-noir and theatrical parlour pop
ME And Deboe play driving acoustic music that lives or dies on dexterous fingers and determined singing.
“Clare Shaw writes rawly and brilliantly” Jackie Kay
Deep Cabaret emerged fully-formed from the intertidal mudflats and cowbelly quicksands of Morecambe Bay creating an entrancement of riffs and drones. Desert blues improv and noir-drenched drone songs