Dance artist, Dee Grant is delighted to share her dance residency blogsite with the public.
‘Prompts for the Mover’ blogsite https://www.promptsforthemover.com/ is a companion piece to both the movement workshop series (January 9th-13th 2023) & the book (collaboration with Fine Art photographer, Padraig Grant) which is due to be published in January 2023. This blog allows the reader/mover to have a deeper understanding of the improvisational and somatic dance and movement processes involved in her practice, and in her making the book in the context of her own residency at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, Ireland during the year of 2022. In this blog, Dee focuses introspectively on her practice. She records her weekly writings and observations on creative & poetic improvisational prompts that help the body reconstruct and regenerate, with a eye to solo practice for performance & dance creation. The blogsite is inspired by her return to the professional dance community after her recent cancer diagnosis & treatment in 2021.The visuals and subject matter will be of interest to dance artists/ theatre practitioners & other creatives who feel ‘stuck’ in their practice or for artists/creatives who wish to re-ignite, restart, recover their practice having experienced a pause due to injury, the pandemic or a recovery from illness.
As part of the ‘Prompts For The Mover’ experience, Dee is offering a week of professional development movement classes at the Dance Studio at Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford. January 9-13th , 10:30-12:30, exploring a different ‘prompt’ every morning. (See Events) Individual Workshops or 5 Morning series can be booked through this link. https://garterlane.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/1173637317
Free, but must be booked in advance.
Dee Grant has been Dance Artist In Residence at Garter Lane Arts Centre since 2017 – 2o22 and the launch of this blogsite, book & workshop series draws her residency to a end. This work kindly supported by:
The Arts Council of Ireland, Waterford Council & Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford.