Greenwich Dance launches third series of its Talking Moves podcast

News | 28 April 2021

Greenwich Dance is thrilled that the third series of its popular Talking Moves podcast will launch on Friday 30 April 2021.

Fronted by Melanie Precious, CEO of Greenwich Dance, Talking Moves brings dance artists together in a round table format to discuss what moves them and offers audiences the chance to connect with topical themes and issues within the dance world.

This third series of Talking Moves focuses on making and creation in different contexts. The first episode, Women and Dance, is a discussion between one half of Anatomical the award-winning choreographer and performer Anna Williams and choreographer and artistic director of AWA Dance (Advancing Women’s Aspirations with Dance), Avatâra Ayuso.

Episode two will see Luca Silvestrini, artistic director of Protein and Frauke Requardt of outdoor dance specialists REQUARD&ROSENBERG talk about making work away from the theatre. In the third episode choreographer and artistic director Alexander Whitley and film director Roswitha Chesher will lead a timely exploration of dance in the digital world.

Other episodes in the series will see Liv Lorent MBE artistic director of balletLORENT, and acclaimed choreographer Arthur Pita discuss making work for family audiences. Acclaimed choreographer and internationally renowned disabled artist Claire Cunningham will talk with choreographer, teacher and researcher Jorge Crecis about their unique creative approaches to dance making. While performer, choreographer and current artistic director of the National Youth Dance Company Alesandra Seutin and hip hop artist and co-director of Grounded Movement Temujin Gill discuss making work for and with young people.

Since launching in October 2020, Talking Moves has welcomed 24 artists to discuss an array of topics in 12 episodes, totalling almost 500 minutes of lively discussion all about dance. With over 1,250 downloads to date, the podcast gives a unique insight into the industry, putting artists at the centre of the debate and providing a way for their voice and ideas to be heard.

S3 E1 of Talking Moves will be available from Friday 30 April. Subsequent episodes in the series will be available every two weeks after.

Previous episodes of Talking Moves can be found on the Digital Stage, where you will find transcripts and more information about the guests.

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