1. Charlie Morrissey

    1. Wainsgate Chapel Movement Workshops

      02/01/18 - 30/12/18
      00:00 - 00:00

      Workshops and more with Charlie, Thomas Goodwin, Karen Nelson, Christopher Owen, Hannah Buckley, Anushiye Yarnell, Philip Jeck, Caroline Scott, Kirstie Simson, Ben McEwen, Seke Chimutengwende, Scott Smith, Theo Clinkard and Leah Marojevic and others.Charlie works with Rob Hopper and the Wainsgate Chapel to organise a series of movement workshops and events in the old Sunday School space. So far teachers have included K.J.Holmes from New York; Thomas Goodwin from UK; Karen Nelson;from Vashon Island U.S.A; Kirstie Simson based in Illinois and Wales; Charlie has also taught there; Ben McEwen from Bristol.

      Coming up  Seke Chimutengwende will lead a workshop on the 22nd and 23rd September; Charlie and Scott Smith will lead a workshop in October (dates tbc); Theo Clinkard and Leah Marojević will lead a workshop on 24th and 25th November

      Other happenings:

      Charlie worked with Lisa Nelson and a group of dance artists from around the world in February exploring Nelson’s Tuning Scores.

      In March, Charlie spent two weeks researching the first stage of a new performance project with Ben Ash, Neil Callaghan, Katye Coe, Thomas Goodwin and Susanna Recchia – If this is it then what are we going to do with it?

      Colin Poole has spent a number of weeks at Wainsgate creating a new work with Charlie.

      During Hebden Bridge Arts Festival there were two live performances at Wainsgate Chapel – a triple bill with Hannah Buckley, Christopher Owen and Anushiye Yarnell; and another with Kirstie Simson, Philip Jeck and Charlie Morrissey.

      Samuel Kennedy is currently in residence researching a new performance piece.

      Wendy Houstoun is working on a new performance in the Chapel

      More events will be announced soon.

      For information on workshops email Rob Hopper at robdothopper@aol.co.uk

      (top photo by Joseph Lau from Ben McEwen’s workshop at Wainsgate)

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