My friend Richard and I are having a film shown down in Brighton at the Oska Bright film festival. My other friend Danny also won an award from his film. We were invited to go. My lift came to pick me up at 9 o’clock time. We picked up someone else and we left for Brighton very . . . → Read More: Oska Bright Film Festival 2011
My role for the Gala was as the MC. I was going on and off giving speeches for the show. I came on doing dance moves with a black golden stick. I said my first speech out loudly to get everyone’s attention. I did three speeches in total and I liked mostly the last one because . . . → Read More: Keep Anjali Dancing Gala at Chipping Norton
Daisy Garrett & Hannah Dempsey in Reflections
Hello. This is Daisy and Hannah. We’re blogging while Mark is away.
We are really looking forward to our shows this autumn and we hope that our fans in London will come and see us at Watermans on 26th October. We’re also performing at Thameside Theatre in Grays in Essex . . . → Read More: On the road in October & November
Sync South East Pitch! 15th June
Mark rehearsing 'Loves Me …not'
Nicole and I went to Sync South East Pitch! at The Stables in Milton Keynes. It was for deaf and disabled artists and arts workers to show their work.
I started off the whole day with my speech. I talked about my experience as a dancer with . . . → Read More: June at Anjali
Mark and Daisy taking part in the Danceathon
Keep Anjali Dancing – Dance-a-thon
My idea for doing a Dance-a-thon was really successful. Everyone in Banbury shopping centre stopped and watched us and they really loved us. Now we all have a Just Giving page on our website so that people can sponsor us. People can see my . . . → Read More: May News From Mark
We need money to keep the company going. It has taken a long time to get this far and we haven’t finished what we want to do yet.I have been working hard planning the education, assisting in classes and helping to raise money. I am learning a lot and getting on very well and I want . . . → Read More: Raising Money For Anjali
We performed ‘Fruit for Thought’, which was choreographed by our resident dance artist Aya Kobayashi, at Resolution 2011 at The Place in London on February 17th. The theatre was nearly full and the audience loved it. A dance writer and a dance critic wrote great reviews about the piece.
We had a fitness week at the end . . . → Read More: Update on Touring Company
Mark and Nicole at Sync Event
I have been part of Sync Individual programmefor two years. It helps people with disabilities to be leaders. Sarah Pickthall from Sync comes to Oxford for coaching sessions with me. We talk about my work and how to be a good leader.
On March 8 there was a Sync day at . . . → Read More: Working At Anjali
The dance is Choreographed by our regular Dance Artist Aya Kobayashi. All the company dancers are performing in it. We are enjoying making it. We hope it will be a great piece and people will like it. We are using some interesting props like a hat stand and a tree. Fruit for Thought is about being . . . → Read More: Working on Fruit For Thought
We have been working on a new piece for the Resolution programme at The Place in London, near the Euston
Jason Manito, Nick McKerrow & Hannah Dempsey rehearsing Fruit For Thought
Road, which will be on Feb 17th 2011. Aya has been working with us on some ideas. We have been playing around with themes and improvising with ideas from . . . → Read More: Fruit For Thought – New Piece for Resolution