A different tune  

A different tune or the Same Old Song? - Seminar

Following in the tradition of highly successful and innovative national conferences on the issues facing contemporary dance, Chaturangan is delighted to announce its next seminar. This is entitled A Different Tune or the Same old Song? , a national seminar on cultural diversity and the use of new technology in children’s dance theatre. It will be held in The Box, FACT, Wood St., Liverpool L1 4DQ on Monday 15 June from 10am – 4pm

To book your place please contact the Aspire Trust on 0151 639 9231 or email nowen.aspire@btconnect.com – but you’ll need to move quickly! There are only 40 places available for this unique event.

The initial research and development of this project began in 2008 with funding from Liverpool Culture Company. The tour and seminar are funded by the Arts Council North-West.

Seminar programme

10.00

Arrival and registration

 

Foyer

 

Tea and coffee

 

 

10.30

Opening

Mike Stubbs, FACT Director

Screen 3

 

Introduction - see here for text

Susanne Burns, Development consultant

 

 

Welcome - see here for text

Bisakha Sarker, Artistic Director, Chaturangan

 

 

 

 

 

Performance

 

 

 

11.00

A Different Tune

Chaturangan

The Box

 

 

Dance and the child

12.00

Key note speeches

 

Screen 3

12.00

Government policies and their possible implications for dance theatre productions and cultural diversity. See here for presentation.

Ruth Churchill Dower, Isaacs UK

 

12.20

Childrenís perspectives expressed in their own way

Matthew Arnold Primary School, Liverpool

Screen 3

12.30

A venue perspective on culturally diverse productions

Emma Gladstone, †Sadlerís Wells

 

12.50

Summing up and provisional reflections

Susanne Burns

Screen 3

13.00

Lunch and networking

 

The Bar

 

Dance and digital arts

14.00

A FACTual Perspective - Children's programme at FACT

Laura Sillars, FACT Head of Programme

The Box

14.15

Dance And New Technology in the Box

 

Jasmine Wilson, Wayne McGregor | Random Dance

The Box

 

14.45

Playtime with Isadora

Sam Meech, Luden AV

The Box

15.30

Tea and coffee

 

The Bar

 

15.45

Information Exchange

 

The Box

16.15

Reflections of the day

Ruth Churchill

The Box

16.30

Open floor

 

 

16.45

Plenary

Susanne Burms

The Box

17.00

Finish

 

 

 

Provisional registration form and evaluation form on-line.










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