Landy, Leigh, Jamieson, Evelyn

2000

Devising Dance and Music: Idée Fixe - Experimental Sound and Movement Theatre

Sunderland: University of Sunderland Press (book + video).

Language(s): English

Keyword(s):

Interdisciplinary Artistic Work Access (to Electroacoustic Music) Devising

Abstract:

This book demonstrates the value of the devising approach to music and dance in professional and community contexts. It specifically introduces the vision and methods of the performing arts company, Idée Fixe - Experimental Sound and Movement Theatre directed by the authors. It is a company that involves relevant technology and sound-based composition wherever possible. The video introduces the company’s elements as well as its devising process in community contexts.