Big Magic in Dance

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Having gone through multiple creative processes over the past few months (and years), in pole dance fusion or in contemporary dance, I have been thinking a lot about creativity. Mainly…

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An Interview with Miglena Lafchieva

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Miglena Lafchieva is an interface designer and a pole choreographer who is currently living in Berlin and teaching at Soul flight Studio. Throughout this interview Miglena speaks about her playful,…

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It’s Not All About The Tricks

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Its not all about the tricks. Dance is not all about the tricks, how high you can get your leg or how long you can hold a certain pose. Whilst all of those things are eye catching and impressive they don’t make me feel anything apart from a second or two of “wow”. When there is a real intention behind even the slightest movement I am more impressed because it makes me question what the performer is thinking or why they chose to do that. For instance, when I was judging the Blackpool pole dance competition I was really struck by the repetitive hand gesture of one of the competitors. Her head whipped up from looking down and then her hand flipped and I was instantly drawn in. Repetition is great tool that can be used to keep an audience engaged; as humans we like to see something that is familiar which then helps us relax and remember a bit more of the performance. (more…)

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The Reality of Creating Pole Dance

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The reality of creating dance applies to EVERY single choreographer out there, maybe not in the same order or to the same degree as I am showing, but the rollercoaster…

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How to Enhance Creativity in Dance

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Whether you are experiencing a mental block, or you generally just feel like your work is going nowhere, this post will provide you with some resourceful, effective rituals that can…

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Repetition in Pole Dance

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The use of repetition in pole dance is not something that is seen very often which is a shame because it can be a very useful choreographic device in all…

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