Monthly Archives: July 2013

Performance Pod 210: Prof Ramsay Burt on Katherine Dunham

Professor Ramsay Burt thinks the African-American dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham’s work has been radically under-valued and under-explored.  He talks about her life and work in the latest Performance Pod.

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July 31, 2013 · 6:28 pm

Body and Performance edited by Sandra Reeve


I wrote a chapter for Body and Performance (Ways of Being a Body), published by Triarchy Press.  My chapter, ‘The Resilient Body’, is about using the Feldenkrais Method and related somatic approaches to cultivate awareness of the body’s natural resilience.  The book includes a range of interesting material about embodied practice in performance.  Check it out:



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Performance Pod 209: Applied Theatre with Helen Nicholson

Applied Theatre is a difficult term to define.  In this Performance Pod I discuss its use and history with Professor Helen Nicholson from Royal Holloway, University of London.

She used the word ‘rhizomatic’.  How do you like them apples?! …

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