EP1: Joan Clevillé
In this episode Matilda sits down with Joan Clevillé; choreographer, artist and artistic director of Scottish Dance Theatre. The conversation touches on: defining key elements of his practice and the importance of dancer-choreographer relation and his new piece Antigone, Interrupted.
EP2: Anthony Missen
In this episode we join Reece and Anthony in a casual conversation about their recent experience in the creation of Anthony’s new work, The Shadow. They also share some thoughts on collaboration with other artists and why it is important to work with people that are more experienced than you.
EP3: Bar Groisman, SababaBar Company
This week Tammy sat down with the emerging choreographer Bar Groisman (Sabababar Company). Discussing her life, ideas, processes and what the work-climate is as an emerging independent choreographer/artist. Talking about her new work “Aize Balagan” that will be presented on the “Resolution Platform 2020” in London.
EP4: So Long and Slender, Jessie Roberts-Smith and Luigi Nardone
This week Matilda sat down with the emerging choreographers and Scottish Dance Theatre dancers: Jessie Roberts-Smith and Luigi Nardone. Discussing their piece “So Long, and Slender” (SLAS); that will be presented on the “Resolution Platform 2020” in London. Chatting about ideas and processes behind their ever evolving piece, as well as trying to define the success-recipe of their co-creator duo relationship.
EP5: Imogen Mansfield
In this episode Matilda talks with interdisciplinary artist Imogen Mansfield about her journey as an artist and how she came into using film and photography as some of her primary mediums. We also talk about manging social media and the limitations we put on creativity when we categorise ‘good’ and ‘bad’ art.
We’d like to apologise for the background noise in this episode, it was recorded in a café in Berlin in October of 2019. If you’d like to support us to make the podcast better in Season 2, we’d really appreciate it if you could consider donating to the podcast at https://bit.ly/3jTsoB2
EP6: Stephanie McMann
In this episode, Matilda talks with freelance dance artist, mother and – at the time – Rehearsal Director (Maternity Cover) of Scottish Dance Theatre. They talk about Steph’s role as Co-Artistic Director and Dancer at Nora, working with Deborah Hay, the difference between ‘dancer’ and ‘dance artist’, the limitations of hierarchical structures and aggressive communication styles as the norm and the challenges of motherhood as a freelance artist.
EP7: Janet Smith
In this last episode of Season 1 of HSKPOD, Tammy interviewed Janet Smith (previous artistic director of Schottish Dance Theatre and Principal of Northern School of Contemporary Dance), during the first lockdown in the UK 2020. Tammy and Janet speak about Janet´s first encounters and experiences with dance and about predictions and wishes for the future of the arts. As a person that has inspired and nurtured a lot of dance artists of our generation, we were honored to have her come to our podcast!
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