YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM
DEC 20 2020
a world of my own
Music: Childhood by Stanislav Vdovin (icons8.com)
A movement embodiment of my psyche and imagination.
The work is an evolution of ideas and also a personal movement journal.
The Young Artist Program has enabled me to both explore and refine my solo work. Having Alison as mentor through this process has been hugely beneficial for me and progress of my choreographic voice.
Music: Metronome (freesound.org)
Too much is a reflection on society, and the value we place on work, productivity, and the need to fill every hour of every day.
The Young Artist Program has given me the time and space to explore an idea, and the confidence to start creating a solo work I can develop further, over time. Alison has given me so many new ways to think about creation and her feedback, mentoring and support these past 2 weeks have been invaluable.
A Step Back
Music: Infinite Wonder by Kevin Macleod (freepd.com)
When we take a step back we give ourselves the chance to take in a clearer picture. When we step back and fully invest in a movement we can explore all its possibilities.
Our senses hold memory, sight, smell, taste and touch. Memories can evoke past emotion as real as the day it was felt. Inspiration can be found by simply stopping to smell the roses
This work explores the depth that a movement intention can hold and how far it can be taken, while investigating the different senses influence on movement.
Being a part of this year’s Young Artist Program have been great for my development as a choreographer, it has given me the chance to explore what sparks inspiration and truly understand why an idea speaks to me. Reflecting on my experiences with YAP I feel I have been able to take away different skills from both years of the programs with the guidance of mentors Amanda Phillips (2019) and Alison Currie (2020).
Music: Original score by Callum Brown
Have you ever felt a wall crumble in your hands?
Have you ever sat in the middle of a ruin?
Have you ever burned an old letter?
Have you ever torn down a statue?
The Young Artist Program is like a pickaxe. It’s given me the ability to dig deeper into the mine that is my choreographic process, chipping closer and closer to the gold that’s buried within. With the support of Alison Currie and Dance Hub SA, I think all the participants are about to hit a gold rush.
Video Production: Felicity Arts
Vision Mixer: Amanda Phillips
Head of Technical Production: Alexander Waite Mitchell
Lighting and Sound Operator: Tim Osborne
Lighting Install & production: Tom Bayford
Camera Operators: Alexander Waite Mitchell & PJ Oaten
Stage Manager: Majenta Green
Artistic Support: Amanda Phillips
Gaga Workshop: Lee Brummer
Photographic documentation: Alexander Waite Mitchell
Dance Hub SA Executive Officer: Jo Jacobs
Thank You to our supporters who have
made this program possible.
A very special thank you to the many donors who contributed
to the program through our Creative Partnerships Plus 1