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 2: Wo’Pop with Darek Mazzone and Sam Lee

Click here to hear the session. Trudging up to an unmarked back entrance of a nameless building in central Manhattan, myself and the rest of the band were ushered up service lifts, through winding corridors to our studio, The Cutting Room. The first thing you notice about The Cutting Room is a lack of walls. WhereContinue reading “New York Pt 2: Wo’Pop with Darek Mazzone and Sam Lee”

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”

Daphnis Rising

I’d like to write a little about my new immersive one-hander adventure story, Daphnis Rising. Daphnis is a shepherd boy And all the world he’s ever seen Is seven lush and grassy hills And seven vales between Daphnis isn’t boring per se, just very sheltered. His brother Pan, very much awake to the wilder pleasuresContinue reading “Daphnis Rising”