Deborah and her collaborators are all experienced in delivering class, workshops and dialogue events to a variety of participants. Committed to sharing a wealth of skills she offers tailored packages that engage people in creative activity, stimulate dialogue and enhance audience experience.

This can include:

Class and workshops

  • Creative process workshops based on current work
  • Improvisational scores: developing individual physical languages for performers
  • Place and site: responsive development and contextualisation of choreographic material
  • Creative & choreographic residencies
  • Creation of bespoke performance pieces
  • Facilitation and mentoring of participants own choreographic work
  • Movement for theatre practitioners
  • Collaborative workshops bringing together photographers/artists/designers with choreographers

Dialogue Events

  • Pre or post-show talks
  • Artist talks
  • In conversation with the Deborah Light and creative team
  • See the Art, Meet the Artist, a format including video extracts, image based work and discussion, to contextualise the live work and invite critical debate

Themes for events can include

  • Creative development: from concept to performance
  • Collaborative creative practice, authorship and devising in dance
  • Women in performance: visibility, representation and challenges
  • Integration of live music, spoken word and choreography
  • Contextualisation of choreographic material through place, format and medium
  • Visual aesthetic, design and photography in choreography: a responsive dialogue

Participants we can offer opportunities to include

  • Professional practitioners and dancers
  • Dance groups, students and amateurs
  • Theatre, performance and live art practitioners
  • Peer artists and professional networks
  • College and university students
  • Photographers, visual artists, sound artists, film makers
  • Community groups: i.e. women’s groups, youth groups, older people, cultural minority groups, special needs