Eleanor Sikorski & Melody Squire- Open Studios

You are invited to Open Studio

30th September 2017
Studios will be open from 1pm-5pm and you can feel free to come and go.

Sharings by the artists will be between 2pm and 4pm with open rehearsals and discussion session between.

RVSP for FREE entrance

Eleanor Sikorski
Residency Project Notes:

Eleanor is trying to build herself a context. A room, a backdrop, a golden picture frame, a climate, an angle of light, a short history… it could be any of these things, as long as the colours match her mood. During this residency she will build these places, sit within them, see what happens and observe who she becomes. This is not about sitting in the sun, this is about triggering stories, making scenes, capturing images and making something worthy of your time.

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Melody Squire
Residency Project Notes

I want to use this residency to explore choreography outside of the fetters of commercial dance production. I want to bring bodies into the space and develop new work through group research. Our research is exploring mental health with the aim to create a new length work for 14-25 year olds. We are using covers of popular songs to create new choreography that enlivens how we  cover for/cover up/cover over issues around mental health in contemporary urban life.

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A donation bar with refreshments will be available.

Please note: CDS is on the 4th floor with no lift.

Residencies are supported using public funding by Arts Council England.