Posts by Luke

A six years summary, bye bye bloggy…

It’s my last 60 minutes in the Candoco office, so it seemed sensible to reflect on my work with the company for a moment or two.  I first encountered Candoco in 2001 whilst training in Winchester, through my work with …
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Crossings

Crossings will be the title of the piece that myself and our youth dance team are due to make with 2 SEN schools in North Wales this June.  We are going out to create a new dance piece inspired by …
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A sunny reminder of Newport

As the sun shines in London today, I’m reminded of arriving in Newport a week ago to a similar brilliant light and 3 days of collaboration with Welsh dance artists at the Riverfront. Myself, Ellie and Annie have been working …
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New Year – New Places – New People

Hello, So, we are back in the office following the festive season, eager to get going with all those New Years resolutions we made for ourselves and Candoco.  One of the great things about a New Year is meeting new …
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In Dialogue With

The culmination of our International Lab will be our In Dialogue event on Saturday 15 October discussing the art of diversity in dance. It’s Countdown to our International Artists Lab 2011, on Sunday 30 artists from all over the world …
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International Calling

International Artist Lab Calling: As you’ve been hearing 2011 is a year of international collaborations for Candoco – with guest dancers from Brazil and China performing in our Unlimited commission,  whilst at the moment the dancers work with artists from …
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Out of the Undergrowth

Good Afternoon, So it seems that Autumn has arrived in London. The air is getting nippy and the light dwindling so much earlier.  As I walked into the office today I encountered a pretty scary  squirrel coming out of the …
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Artist Associates Thoughts Part 2

A Question… Kimberley – London If ‘Dance and Disability’ is now perceived as a dance genre in its own right, is this a positive development? Clare – Essex and Herts Why does the youth dance classes only go to the …
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Artist Associates Thoughts Part 1

One thing you took away from your first session with Candoco Kimberley – London ‘I loved the challenge of the improvisation; the notion that ‘anything goes’ and the daunting prospect of being blindfolded as well. I would like to work …
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