Moving towards a group dance
journal contributionposted on 2015-09-30, 00:00 authored by Olivia MillardOlivia Millard
This paper describes the process of the creation of an improvised group dance, discussion how both the dance and the group came into being through practising with what were called 'scores'. The dance was created as part of a three year practice-led research project. The question asked on conducting the research was What is the work of 'scores' in the creation of an improvised group dance? where scores were verbal propositions, usually relating to physical, bodily, or movement notions. The aspect of the overall project discussed in this paper concerns the coming into being of of the group in both social and material terms.