American Ballet Theatre principal dancer and choreographer James Whiteside now tries his hand at filmmaking

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  One of the new films that is part of the 2023 installment of the “ALL ARTS Artist in Residence Is by James Whiteside the superstar  dancer/choreographer of  New York’s American Ballet Theatre.  This multi-talented artist has co-directed his debut silent modern film DAYTRIPPER with Kylie Juggert. It’s a love story set on the sandy beaches … Continue reading

SHE IS : a powerful documentary about rehabilitating survivors of sex trafficking and sexual abuse through the power of dance.

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  According to the FBI, human trafficking is the third largest criminal activity globally, with a value of $150 billion per annum. Humans are most commonly trafficked for sexual exploitation, and this happens in every country. There are twenty-five million global victims of sex trafficking, 20% of whom were children when trafficked. Globally 1 in … Continue reading

MAPPING GENDER : a multisensory exhibition of dance & image @The Place, London

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  Maps carve borders through landscapes. Clothes are maps for the body. Both are arbitrary constructs, omnipresent in our society, and have a real impact on people. Mapping Gender is a multisensory exhibition of dance, image, scent, sound and research. It’s an invitation to explore the parallels between cartography and historical clothing through a lens of … Continue reading

Ten Short Films: A Scrapbook of the Pandemic

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  In early 2021, choreographer Doug Varone created 10 short films exploring aspects of the early months of the COVID pandemic. Having been a cinephile all his life he channeled his love of MGM musicals and built intimate filmed reflections of the isolation and frustration we all experienced. These are not dance films in the … Continue reading

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