Very pleased to present you our last but not least member for this new R&D

Luca Giovanni Braccia

Luca is a London based Italian dance practitioner, researcher and academic, with over ten years of international experience in teaching, performance and choreography. 

 Currently, Luca is working for Lîla Dance and Dora Frankel Dance. Also, he is a Studio Team Member and FreeSpace Programme curator at Studio Wayne McGregor.

As a dancer, Luca performed works by Jiri Kylian, Merce Cunningham, Shobana Jeyasingh, Patricia Okenwa, Tony Adigun, Mauro Bigonzetti, Dino Verga, Adriana Borriello, Allen and Karen Kaeja, Enzo Celli, Fabrizio Monteverde, Carl Portal, Giovanna Velardi and others. Furthermore, he worked with Akademi and Creative People Dance Places. Luca performed during the international tour of EDge17 directed by Jeanne Yasko, founder of Norrdans.

As a choreographer, he made about ten works which have been presented in China, Italy, Portugal and the United Kingdom. From 2015 he directs BARBERDANCE/lucabraccia&Co. who performed for Milan Expo 2015, Dance Continuum, Resolution, Invito Alla Danza Festival, Excursus Dance Company, ArteScienza Festival, TenDance Festival and Take the Floor. Luca has won awards including the Premio Claudio Abbado 2015 (Ministry of Education, University and Research) for choreography and Movin’Up 2016 (Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism). He has participated in the choreography critique project of ROMAEUROPA FESTIVAL 2014.

Visit his website for more info at www.lucabraccia.com

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A warm welcome back to our Selene Travaglia as performer

Born in Trento, Italy. Started her professional studies in Milan to gain a professional diploma in contemporary dance. Continued her journey at Trinity Laban, where she worked with choreographers including Naomi Lefebvre Sell, Kate Johnson, Adam Rutherford and Kerry Nicholls. During her degree, she was invited to be an understudy guest with Martha Graham Dance Company in New York, Alonzo King Lines Ballet in San Francisco, Wee Dance Company in Germany and Phoenix Dance Theatre in Leeds. Graduated from Trinity Laban in 2016 with a first class degree and in 2017 with a MA in Dance Performance. Selene was a company member of Transitions Dance Company for the season 2016/2017. In 2019 she worked as main character in a dance film directed by Elisa Nadal in Munich and she joined Wriggle Dance Theatre and Sound Catchers in their last productions. She's a dancer of J7s Dance Company since 2015. Selene joined Fuora Dance Project as a company member in 2018.

Visit her website www.selenetravaglia.com

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Presenting you today our second composer of this new Project

Seweryna Dudzinska

Soloists in the vocal band Signum Spei, with which she toured around Europe throughout her teens. 

For twenty years she has been performing and helping in organising the legendary Festival of Intuitive Arts Fortalicje, established 25 years ago by her parents in Poland. 

She took part in Amrita, Teatr Performers' 3-day long artistic creation - the biggest painting in the world, covering streets and alleys of the Zamosc city. (Guiness Book of World Records, 1997).

Sev settled in Glasgow after studying Music Performance to pursue a solo career as a singer/songwriter and producer. 

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Today is the turn of Ross Whyte

Ross Whyte is a Glasgow-based composer, sound artist, and arranger.  In 2012 he completed a practice-based PhD in Musical Composition at the University of Aberdeen where his field of research was concerned with impermanence in audio-visual intermedia and headphone-specific composition.

 His compositional output often includes collaborations with artists of disciplines different from his own, including dance, theatre, film, and the digital arts.  

Since early 2016 he has worked as one half of the Gaelic ambient electronica duo, WHɎTE with singer-songwriter Alasdair Whyte.  WHɎTE perform new arrangements of rarely-heard traditional Gaelic songs, original instrumental pieces and original Gaelic songs.  Their acclaimed debut album, Fairich, was released in 2016 and has received positive reviews and regular national and international radio airplay.  Their audio-visual stage show, Fairich: Live was selected as part of the Made in Scotland Showcase for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017.

Ross also composes and arranges music for mixed choir.  In 2016 he received a commission from the Gaelic choir Bùrach to write a new arrangement of the 19th-century song 'Leis A' Bhàta Dhubh Dharaich'.  The choir performed the arrangement at the Royal National Mòd 2017 and were awarded the Sheriff MacMaster Campbell Memorial Quaich.

 Most recently, he has been focusing on the musicality of language.  In June 2018, he participated in a month-long arts residency at Arteles Creative Centre in Finland where he developed a methodology for analysing and transcribing the spoken word of different languages.

 Ross is currently working on new solo sound works and the WHɎTE follow-up album.

For more info visit www.rosswhyte.com

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Another team member to present

Award-winning choreographer Riccardo Buscarini is an artist focused on constantly changing his creative approach to choreography and exploring its possible interactions with other art forms. 

Riccardo trained at Accademia Domenichino da Piacenza/IT and London Contemporary Dance School where he graduated in 2009. Highlights of his career so far include winning The Place Prize 2013 with the piece Athletes, the participation in the international research projects danceWEB (Impulstanz, Vienna), Creatives in Residence at The Hospital Club (London), ArtsCross London 2013 (UK, Taiwan and China), Performing Gender (Italy, Croatia, Spain, the Netherlands), MAM-Maroc Artist Meeting in Marrakech. His work in the visual arts field include collaborations with Summerhall (Edinburgh), London Festival of Architecture (2016 and 2019), and with London gallery Nahmad Projects during the exhibition i’m NOT tino sehgal curated by Francesco Bonami and miart - fiera di arte moderna e contemporanea di Milano 2017. In 2017 he signed a creation on Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater (Russia) then nominated as Best Choreography and himself as Best Choreographer at the Golden Mask 2018, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. In 2016 he approached opera direction working on Don Pasquale(Donizetti), Barber of Seville (Rossini), Madama Butterfly(Puccini) for Associazione Amici della Lirica Piacenza in collaboration with Giuseppina Campolonghi, and on Sebastiano Dessanay's The Cry of the Double Bass (Tête á Tête Opera Festival, London). In January 2019 he assisted M° Italo Nunziata in a new production of Verdi's La forza del destino at Teatro Municipale (Piacenza), Teatro Pavarotti (Modena) and Teatro Valli (Reggio Emilia), Italy.

From 2011 to 2015 Riccardo taught Choreography and Performance at Birkbeck University, London. He has taught and mentored professionals in Italy, UK, Malta, Spain, Croatia, Sweden, Cyprus and Russia. 

This Autumn 2019, Riccardo will join Fuora Dance as Dramaturg for a new project. More info to come.

Visit www.riccardobuscarini.com

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Introducing our new Core team Member Corinne Salisbury

After an incredible work done from our previous producer, we are happy to ANNOUNCE Corinne Salisbury as our producer for the company. We are very honoured having a great worker and person as Corinne. We wish you the best of luck with us and we hope that our working relationship will take off for a very long time around the World and full of high-quality projects. WELCOME ON BOARD.

Corinne Salisbury's producing experience stems from working as Administrator for various theatre companies and venues since 2007, before she took on the role of full-time Shared General Manager for a consortium of new writing theatre companies - nabokov, Theatre Uncut, Forward Theatre Project and Pieces Productions - from 2013 to 2015, in an innovative cross-organisation role funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. Since going freelance in 2015 she has worked as producer, tour-booker and fundraising consultant for companies including Fifth Word (associate company at Oxford Playhouse), Theatre Uncut, Tangled Feet, Forward Theatre Project, 59 Productions, Poleroid Theatre, Les Enfants Terribles, Notnow Collective, Sheer Drop Theatre, the Finborough Theatre, Emma Brunjes Productions, Tavaziva Dance, Jabuti Theatre, Fuora Dance Project, Messy Hare theatre co., In Motion Theatre theatre co., and the Bush Theatre. She has lead-produced projects including the world premiere of GENESIS by Frazer Flintham at the Lowry Theatre Salford and touring, the European premiere of A THIRD by Laura Jacqmin at the Finborough Theatre, and the UK tour and London run of Jane Upton's George Devine Award-winning play ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS. She has also been a script reader for Hampstead Theatre, Theatre503 and the Bush. 
www.corinnesalisbury.com


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Audition Application is closed NOW.

A bit thank you to everyone who had time and energy to send to our Artistic Director their own application.

We felt loved and respected from the amount of applications received since we are a small dance company based in Scotland and seeing applications also from Singapore and Australia , let us think that we are delivering a good job.

THANK YOU again to all participants. Good luck to all of us .

Happy life and health life too.

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Job opportunity

IMPORTANT INFO about the JOB POSITION:
We have replied back to all the applicants, please check your "junk", Spam session of your emails. If you didn't receive any, please get in touch. Thank you

Fuora Dance Project is looking for one or two dance artist with a minimum of three years performance experience, who is familiar with working in a collaborative environment, to join the company for an R&D process.

 Auditions held at: Scottish Dance Theatre Dance studio, Dundee, Scotland

When: Saturday 6 July 2019 from 11 am to 7 pm

 Deadline for applications: Wednesday 19 June 2019

 We are looking for highly creative, versatile, skilled and strong individual performers interested in embarking on a journey with the company.

 

Fuora Dance Project intends to investigate and develop issues of mental health and wellbeing, which have frequently recurred during the process of making previous shows. Mental health is found to repeatedly impact on FDP and the artists they collaborate with, and the company would therefore be keen to delve deeper into this topic. It will give a group of collaborating artists the opportunity to explore their own mental wellbeing, and to open up and be honest, as part of the making process, as they are not usually able to do during a work engagement. Throughout this process they will work with an Art Therapist who will help ensure that the artists feel safe and supported in sharing any personal insights or experiences, and that the overall process is of therapeutic benefit for them.

 

During the R&D, artists from several genres (director, dramaturg, dancers and musicians) will collaborate to discover how mental health issues – in particular, anxiety and depression – can impact on people; and we will explore how to create an innovative work of dance theatre that brings these issues across in a new accessible way.

 

Applicants must be based in UK. Applicants should also demonstrate strong contemporary dance technique, partner work, improvisation, devising skills and confidence in delivering spoken text. The ability to play an instrument and/or singing would be a bonus.   

 

R&D Dates: 
From Monday 30th September 2019 until Tuesday 22nd of October 2019. Please keep in mind Saturdays and Sundays may be included as working days.

Development will be paid at a rate of £500 per week plus travel, access costs and accommodation where required.

 We encourage applicants from all walks of life, as we seek to represent a true cross-section of society on stage. We would encourage dancers of all ages, POC, and people from the LQBTQIA+ community to apply. If you are unsure whether this opportunity is for you, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 To apply, please email a letter of interest outlining your practice and why you are interested in being a part of this project, along with a CV, headshot, and a short video to giulia@fuoradance.com. Please mention if you have any additional information that you believe is valid for the selection.


Attendance to the audition is by invitation only. Please apply only if you can commit to all the dates for the period of work.

Project funded by Creative Scotland,Dance Bade ,Platform Glasgow and Scottish Dance Theatre.

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Audience Responses from our Premiere Of W-hat About? 2018
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This is a joy for us and our Artistic Director Giulia.

After our first show in Galashiels, we are looking forward to go to our next city Lochgelly.

But for now enjoy reading few responses from our lovely audience.

“Thank you very much! Super fun, moving + memorable.”

“The show was so Fab! Enjoyed the creativity-thought-provoking element.”

“It was enchanting, with moments of almost puppetry in the way the hats were used.

Loved the Physical Dance and Music. The sound of sewing machine was great”

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Incorrect Day on Flyers

Our flyer has the incorrect day for the Kirkcaldy performance of W-hat About?. It is on Friday 19th October, not Saturday as incorrectly printed. We would like to apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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