Luke Pell Updates
Since becoming Associate Artist at Dance Base Luke has created major new work In the Ink Dark - for libraries and other historic cultural spaces in Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow presented as part of LeithLate, Take Me Somewhere and Luminate in 2017 and 2019: In This Cold’s Tending Time with Lucy Cash and George Mario Angel Quintero for StAnza 2019 and; ongoing multi-modal project The Wait of Mountains with long term collaborator Janice Parker, most recently with Amateo and Luminate as part of Don’t Look Back.
Luke continues to work regularly as a dramaturg with Claire Cunningham (Thank You Very Much Manchester International Festival 2019), Birds of Paradise Theatre (Purposeless Movements Edinburgh International Festival 2019) Mirjam Gurtner (Skinned Tanztage 2019) as well as hosting international artist development programmes (PUSH+ Home Lab 2019 for Imaginate, Unexpected Bodies in Unexpected Places for Europe Beyond Inclusion with Skånes Danseteater and British Council and Being Enough for Arts Access Victoria and Melbourne Digital Writers Festival, both with Caroline Bowditch).
In 2020 Luke is in development for new works Lost Botanists and Selkie Was A Sea Witch (or…): is leading a pilot-research project with Nadja Dias on supporting and sustaining the practice of Outlier Artists and; will be co-curating a special Pre-Pride showcase event young LGBTQIA+ folx, friends, families and allies and hosting a free post-Fringe artist development lab Thinking Through Your Practice here at Dance Base.
Further details on each of those will be announced in March.
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