New York Pt 3: Dance Performance with SITI Company Conservatory

As I think I’ve mentioned elsewhere, I am quietly obsessed with dance, dancing, dancers and that whole world, so being invited to compose for a new piece by the SITI Company Conservatory had me spinning around the flat like Hugh Grant in 10 Downing Street. Our starting points were an extremely intimate text by Melissa Flower, myContinue reading “New York Pt 3: Dance Performance with SITI Company Conservatory”

New York Pt 1: globalFEST 2015 with Sam Lee

Not many people know that I grew up in the United States, largely because not many people ask. If they did, I’d tell them about a picturesque corner of Maryland, all lemonade stands, brunches, yard sales and little league baseball, sort of Desperate Housewives without the deep frustration, violence and barely concealed sexual mischief. At least as farContinue reading “New York Pt 1: globalFEST 2015 with Sam Lee”

Playing with Nine Lives Yoga at the British Yoga Festival

This past weekend I was at the British Yoga Festival accompanying an acroyoga performance by Nine Lives Yoga. I played the Mongolian yoochin, a hammer dulcimer, alongside Anne Malone on hang. Accompanying movement is about as fun as musical performance gets. I’m always on the look out for opportunities to write and play for dance, physical theatre and circus,Continue reading “Playing with Nine Lives Yoga at the British Yoga Festival”