Andrea Buckley

Class Description | Morning class | 1 - 5 October 2018 | Monday Night Improvisation | 1 October

This class aims to look within the landscape of our bodies to access a starting point to move from. We will work with the sense of touch as a way to awaken our sense mechanism and through guided instructions, both anatomical and compositional, we will explore dynamic states of awareness and readiness in the body in order to enhance perception of ourselves and others in relation to the surrounding space.

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Andrea Buckley works as an independent dance artist, whose experience extends over 20 years, performing, teaching and creating work in various professional contexts to include the wider community. Her primary research draws upon an extensive range of improvisation and contact skills as a way to continue to develop an awareness of the moving body and expand a repertoire of composition.

She has performed with many independent artists touring UK, Ireland, Europe and parts of America. These include Kirstie Simson, Nancy Stark-Smith, MacLennan Dance Company, Rosemary Lee, Gill Clarke and Deborah Hay.

Committed to work occurring in the North West, Andrea is part of an artist led initiative, Liverpool Improvisation Collective (LIC) - initiating workshops, festivals and performance projects. They have a designated artist led space at the Bluecoat, Liverpool.

As well as working with Siobhan Davies Dance, she is currently developing her own performance project Walking Within - Episode II in collaboration with film artist Dan Williams and composer/musician Jamie McCarthy.