A screendance workshop with Katrina McPherson
Saturday 23 (10:00-18:00) & Sunday 24 (10:00-17:00) March 2019
Universal Hall, Findhorn
*includes vegetarian meal on Saturday evening and one half price ticket to see Wallflower on Friday 22 March 2019.
This workshop offers an opportunity to engage with the creative, aesthetic and practical possibilities of making dance for the screen, under the guidance of the internationally renowned director Katrina McPherson.
The focus of this 2-day immersive workshop will be the potential and possibilities of filming dance in the elements, drawing inspiration from the stunning environments of Findhorn Bay in Moray, and the changing light and weather conditions of early spring.
This workshop is suitable for all levels of experience. Participants should bring along a camera, if they have one to work with.
About Katrina McPherson
Katrina is an award-winning screendance artist whose single, multi-screen and on-line works have been presented at festivals worldwide. Having lived in the Scottish Highlands for more than a decade, much of her collaborative performance-based practice has involved filming dance in the natural environment and this experience will inform the content of this hands-on, experiential workshop.
A much sought-after lecturer and workshop facilitator, Katrina has taught screen dance and related subjects, both practical and academic in the UK, Australia, Germany, USA, Canada and China. She is currently Associate Lecturer at the universities of Bath Spa, England and Limerick in Ireland and is Visiting Teacher of Screendance at the University of Utah in the USA. Katrina is the author of Making Video Dance, a step by step guide to creating dance for the screen, originally published by Routledge in 2006, with a new edition released in 2018.