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 14th 2016 in Performance by

Score10 Performance Evening

Score10 Performance Evening is on Saturday 28th January at the Brighton Natural Health Centre at 8pm.

You are invited to the Score10 performance evening at the Brighton Natural Health Centre.

Score10 is a live improvisational performance with a collection of dancers and a musician. The work explores shifts of energy and the instant reactions to decisions from all of the performers. The performers create relationships and support …

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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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November 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 16th 2016 in Choreography by

Score10 in Rehearsal

Over the last 2 months, I have been working with a group of dancers and a musician to create a new improvisational work. This is what has been happening in rehearsal:

Self. Environment. River. Trust. Others. Being watched. Copy, Follow, Steal. Simplicity. Relationship with Music. Following. Accepting. Stop. Space. Beginnings. Ending. End and Relax. Giving Space. Attention. Allowing the Development. Together. Active Shifts. Energy. …

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November 2nd 2016 in Choreography by

BDN Workshop with Hannah

On Sunday 13th November, 2pm-4pm, I will be delivering a Featured Artist workshop to Brighton Dance Network members at The Studio.

Bio about the workshop: This workshop will explore ideas from Hannah’s new improvised work, Score10. The fun session will experiment with group improvisations, tasks and challenges, which will facilitate dancers performing together in space. It will also draw upon her previous work with different improvisational …

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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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September 3rd 2016 in Choreography by

Score10

Over the next few months, I plan to enhance my professional development as an artist and choreographer by exploring with scores, ideas and experiment with the possibility of live contemporary art.  I plan to reflect, experiment and evolve my art and the way I create it. This will result in a group performance in Brighton in the New Year.

These are some of my ideas that I …

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July 12th 2016 in Choreography, Teaching by

Ahmed and the Feather Girl

This summer term, I have worked with Kaleidoscope Theatre to put the productions of Ahmed and the Feather Girl at Wallands Primary School and Barcombe Village hall.

The production consisted of dance and drama and was performed by children aged 6-11.

 

Next year we are doing the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Click here for more information about dance and drama classes in Lewes

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