Einy Aam

- A silent figure is the dancer, true
yet words become dance,
    and all things there express'd.
Huge are the rhythms,
     which through us are press'd
to shape that ancient language of man.

(André Bjerke: The Dancer)


Choreographic processes

The origins and creation of some pieces I have (co-) choreographed >>

Siobhan Davies

Impressions of Siobhan Davies Dance Company, from a lecture demonstration at London Contemporary Dance School >>

The dance of Louis XIV

Look at the beautiful patterns of early dance notation >>

Biology for dancers

Effects of dance training: muscles

What happens to your muscles during dance training? >>

Effects of dance training: nerves

... and what training does to your nervous system >>

Frozen song - Zero Visibility 10/25 2017

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 17:27:11 -0700

DV8: John (preview)

Sat, 07 Jun 2014 16:59:35 -0700

For Rashpal - in memoriam

Sun, 16 Aug 2009 23:59:24 +0200

The solitary shame.. ten years later

Sat, 10 Nov 2007 16:05:25 +0100

Terje Tjøme Mossige on improvisation and choreography

Sat, 12 May 2007 20:08:08 +0200

Dance and leaky abstractions

Thu, 10 May 2007 16:57:18 +0200

Links on speech and movement

Sun, 06 May 2007 14:30:54 +0200

Selected quotes from Stemwerk workshop

Tue, 01 May 2007 01:30:28 +0200

Olga de Soto - Histoire(s)

Mon, 30 Apr 2007 11:05:28 +0200

Sensation and body acceptance

Wed, 25 Apr 2007 02:25:09 +0200

Ina Christel Johannesen on choreography and dancers

Quotes from Ina Christel Johannesen on dance, choreography and dancers
27 March 2007 >>

Discussion on dance teaching

Quotes from discussion on dance teaching, Deep End session at The Place November 2006
26 March 2007 >>

Memories from Teshigawara's Luminous

Memory notes from a performance of Teshigawara's 'Luminous' at Sadler's Wells
March 25 2007 >>


Some impressions of the latest RADC show
1 April 2006 >>

Wall-climbing velocipedestrians

M.A.-choreography by Masja Abrahamsen, Ingri Midgaard Fiksdal og Ingunn Bekkevoll Tarebø
25 March 2006 >>

Music and Choreography in Red Run

An essay analysing the relationship between music and choreography in Richard Alston's Red Run
31 October 2005 >>

Dance and media attention

Thoughts about media's lack of interest in dance.
7 May 2005 >>

Open Dance - Tricolore

Short review of the performance Tricolore
26 November 2004 >>

Review your dance school!

Whether you are in the middle of your course or by the end of it - you will have accumulated experiences and opinions about your dance school. Here's where you have the opportunity to share this with others..
October 22, 2004 >>

Action towards articulation

Some thoughts after the debates at the dance seminar Action towards articulation
Sep 26 2004 >>

Darwinism in dance

Can you see Darwin's footprints in the dance world?
Sep 04 2004 >>

Analytical habits in movement memorising

Can a choreological approach make us aware of analytical habits in learning situations?
March 15 2003 >>

Perceptions of history: why do we classify dance as dated

A research project and essay asking whether the characteristic dated might reveal our personal narrative of dance history.
Feb 22 2003 >>

Greencandle Dance Company: Alanna and the tree

Greencandle Dance Company presents a piece on deforestation for 7-12 year olds
Feb 03 2001 >>

Ishiguro Dance Theatre: White Animals

Setsuko Ishiguro brings her company to the London stage
Jan 30 2001 >>

School environments

What type of environment should dance schools strive for?
Jan 30 2001 >>

Representation of gender in the language-based choreography of Jonathan Lunn

What is the source of gender imagery in Jonathan Lunn's choreography Bach Bench? What can his working method reveal about language?
Dec 17 2000 >>

Is British dance dominated by male choreographers?

Is British dance dominated by male or female choreographers? Research will show...
November 26 2000 >>

Preljocaj's Romeo and Juliet

Angelin Preljocaj re-interprets the Shakespeare drama
October 08 2000 >>

Khoo & Bannerman: Cast in stone

A duet between a young Indian / ballet-trained dancer and a respected teacher at Middlesex University.
September 18 2000 >>


A few randomly collected quotations on dance
September 15 2000 >>

Dancer's resources

Miscellaneous corrections and tips.
March 16 2000 >>

Nervous system and dance training

Human biology: how does dance training change the nervous system. A brief presentation.
Jan 22 2000 >>

Effect of dance training on muscles

Human biology: how does dance training change the muscles. A brief presentation.
Jan 22 2000 >>

How to understand a dancer

Practical and easy-to-read guide to dancers' psychology :-)
January 22 2000 >>

Why "Enter Achilles" fails

A critical view of DV8's dance/physical theatre film 'Enter Achilles'
Nov 30 1999 >>

Dough Varone

Essay on a performance by Dough Varone Dance Group
Nov 23 1999 >>

Dunham and Ailey's contribution to modern dance

Essay about their contributions to the development of modern dance.
Nov 6 1999 >>

”Les Noces”

Essay about Nijinska’s classic "Les Noces" and modern versions, especially Angelin Preljocaj's.
Nov 6 1999 >>


Just to mention that reviewing dance is not REALLY possible or useful..
Nov 6 1999 >>

Charles Linehan

Is it possible to read a dance piece sign by sign?
Nov 5 1999 >>

Mark Morris

Mark Morris Dance Group performing at Sadler's Wells. Why complicated should not look simple...
Nov 5 1999 >>

Vincent Mantsoe

The precise, magical and unimitable performance of Vincent Mantsoe
Nov 5 1999 >>


Dance links

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The Place
Northern School


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