Carolena Nericcio and Devi Mamak perform ATS® in Adelaide, Australia
I teach TECHNIQUE. Not Choreography.
To attempt a choreography with no prior knowledge
of the movements that make it
is like reading a book written
in a language you do not understand.
You just skim the surface.
Learn the language, learn the technique.
~Speak From The Hip, 2013.
I ADORE the scarf work in this piece by the Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company…
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It will all be magical, it will make you smile, it might even make your day. Enjoy ~
One of the things I love about being a performer is that you never know what opportunities are lurking around the corner. Sometimes, taking advantage of those opportunities pulls you out of your comfort zone. In a good way. Well mostly in a good way… if it was a bad way then would you do it? Maybe some people would… whatever floats your boat
But I digress…
I’ve been invited to dance at The Creepshow, a new showcase for alternative performers in Dublin.
I got the call last night. The show is tomorrow night.
48 hours to get a set together….
Yup, definately outside my comfort zone.
And I LOVE it.
Fri 16 Jul 8pm @ The Turks Head, Temple Bar – if you feel like a night out with a difference. This is NOT your normal Temple Bar hooley. Dress code: Fancy, fantasy, freakshow, fairy… no football shirts allowed.
Over the last three months I’ve gone through just about every emotion humankind has given a name to. And some more besides. I’m tired, sometimes brain-mooshy, bone-achingly tired but mostly just-above-zombie-level tired. Its surprising what you can do when you’re just-above-zombie-level tired.
What makes it all so worth it is waking up to this little face every morning.
And, at bedtime…
I think this pretty much sums it up…
Welcome to Speak from the hip! My home on the interwebs where you will find various witterings on my life in Dublin and wherever else I may end up….
Its also about my life as a Mother, Dancer, Performer and teacher of American Tribal Style® Belly Dance and my constant, shameless self-promotion!
I’m a dancer, I love what I do, I love the stage, I love this dance and I want to share it.
Wish me luck!