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February 19th 2020 in Choreography by

Dancer Call Out for new choreography with Hannah Pickett Dance

Calling dancers!

Hannah Pickett Dance is looking for a contemporary dancer to be in their new professional Dance and Wellbeing performance project as part of the Hertfordshire Year of Culture. 

Hannah Pickett Dance has a wide experience of producing and choreographing professional and community based dance works   performances in theatres, galleries and site specific outside performances across the South East of England.

As part of the Hertfordshire Year of …

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January 29th 2020 in Choreography, Performance, Teaching by

Moved to Milton Keynes

After 6 wonderful years dancing in Brighton, I have relocated to Milton Keynes to start a new dance chapter. I am looking forward to forming long term relationships in the dance and arts and developing new choreographic work.

I have loved living and working in Brighton and have learnt a lot over the years! I want to say a huge thank you to friends and teachers …

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January 22nd 2018 in Performance by

Double Bill: Bite Dance / PICKETT IMPROV on Saturday 27th Jan at The Old Market

You are invited to enjoy a comedic & experimental evening of dance as two contrasting works come together for one night only!

Brighton based PICKETT IMPROV, directed by Hannah Pickett, have been performing and exploring improvisational contemporary dance since 2016. Over the last year, their research into live movement and music has culminated in this new exciting work, Score10.

Bite Dance is a collaboration between dance artists …

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March 27th 2017 in Choreography by

Composing Improvisation

A reflection on Score 10 directed by Hannah Pickett

Over the last 6 months, I have been working with a collection of dancers and a musician to collaborate and create an improvised performance. My choreographic approach explores how an improvised performance naturally develops into a holistic piece of work. I want to develop a performance approach to dance improvisation, which examines how performers can instantly create …

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March 13th 2017 in Choreography, Teaching by

Music and Dance Workshop

Do you want to experiment with music and dance improvisation?
Are you interested to see what we have been working on?
Score10 – Music and Dance Improvisation Workshop is on the 23rd April, 2-5pm at the Brighton Natural Health Centre.

This workshop is an opportunity to collaborate and explore the relationship between live music and movement. It will experiment and play with group improvisations, creating live …

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February 27th 2017 in Teaching by

Marina Open Level Contemporary Class

I am the new Open Level Contemporary Dance teacher at Brighton Marina. Classes are an hour every Tuesday from 8.30-9.30.

The open level contemporary dance classes perfect for beginners, or improvers. Every Tuesday evening at Maria Studios we have selected Brighton Dance Network teachers to bring you an exciting class to improve your technique and strength. All abilities welcome.

Time: Tuesdays at 8.30 – 9.30pm

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December 20th 2016 in Teaching by

Contemporary dance workshop: exploring free movement & improvisation

On Sunday 22nd January, I am delivering a contemporary dance workshop: exploring free movement and improvisation.
At the Brighton Natural Health Centre, 27 Regent Street, BN1 1UL

This contemporary dance workshop will play with free movement improvisations and group tasks to allow dancers to explore and develop their own material in a friendly and supportive environment. The workshops consist of a short warm up followed …

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December 18th 2016 in Teaching by

Reflection on Workshop

Written by Alice Smith
Hannah Pickett Workshop

During the session Hannah worked with improvisation and scores, she opened the session by presenting her current working focus: Self, Environment and Others and described these as a consideration of how you feel, where you are and who you’re with whilst you’re moving. This proved to be a beautifully effective way to generate movement in a short space …

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November 22nd 2016 in Performance by

Scratch Night – 26th Nov

On Saturday 26th November, I am presenting my new dance work Score10 at the Brighton Dance Network’s Scratch Night.

The Scratch night is an evening of contemporary dance and allows audience members to give feedback on the different works in process.

Doors at 7pm. Show starts at 7.30pm.
St Georges Church, St Georges Road, Brighton BN2 1ED

Tickets are £5 online. Or £7 on the doors.

Click here to get your tickets.

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October 5th 2016 in Teaching by

A Romen Triumph

“The workshop was fun, inclusive and rewarding. I was really impressed with the engagement during the session and the final performance.” Year 3 Class Teacher, City Academy Whitehawk.

This June, I was invited to deliver dance workshops as part of City Academy Whitehawk’s Art week. The whole week was based on the painting A Roman Triumph, as part of the National Gallery Take One Picture …

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