Night at the Theatre with Tim Casson and Stopgap Dance

Last week I finished my second contemporary dance soundtrack of the year. This time it was for the lovely and talented Tim Casson who has made a family friendly piece on Stopgap's SG2 Company, called Night at the Theatre. It's a show about three unlikely characters (Hannah Sampson, Nadenh Poan and Connor Quill) accidentally stumbling into…

Thank you Vilnius!

I had an amazing time performing at the New Baltic Dance Festival last week in Vilnius, Lithuania. It's a beautiful, and green capital city, and i really enjoyed my stayed there. The festival was really well organised, and it was great to perform to such a great audience. It was an honour for me to play…

The Turbine Hall

Following my hugely enjoyable and successful collaboration with Japanese dance artist Aya Kobayashi at the Tate Britain last October (see blog post), we were delighted that the Tate Families team asked us to be part of a new project at the Tate Modern this February. Inspired by Richard Tuttle's 'I Don't Know' we created a piece…

BP Family Festival- Tate Britain

Tate Britain is one of the most inspiring places I may ever get to work in my life. 'Reclining Figure 2014' was a collaboration with London based Japanese dance artist Aya Kobayashi commissioned for the BP Family Festival at Tate Britain. Set in the Henry Moore room, fabric costumes transformed members of the public into living and…

Antechamber- Short Dance Film

Really excited to be finally able to share a short dance film that I've written the music for, called Antechamber. It was produced by Wigglyline Productions and features contemporary dancers Rosa Kentwood, Hayley Barker, and Janina Smith. It is beautiful and grotesque, and the production quality is exceptionally good. The movement was improvised on the day and it think the…

Ready or Not

After an electric week in Eastleigh, the soundtrack to Commotion Dance's new piece has been finished. It's always fun composing for a new company, and even more so when the company develop contemporary dance pieces for young audiences. 'Ready Or Not' takes a peek at a world of hide and seek. With dancing, music and…