Interviews

Interview with Katie Duck - A long little talk with a mature dancer - Proximity - Australia - Min Kyoung Lee December + August 2007

Interview with Katie Duck – A long little talk with a mature dancer – Proximity – Australia – Min Kyoung Lee December + August 2007 Katie Duck is a dancer, choreographer and teacher. She is a founding member of Magpie Music Dance Company. Throughout her career, Katie has worked with music and dance artists who [...]

Interview: Proximity

Interview / Proximity / Austalia How did you get involved with improvisation ? I was drawn toward IMPROVISATION in 1973 with the Great Salt Lake Mime Troupe. The Troupe was made up of modern dancers from the University of Utah, Jazz musicians and a clowns. We had to adapt to whatever place we were given [...]

Interview: Tangent

Interview / Montreal, Canada / Tangent article What is special about the way you approach improv? I came to Europe after my education at the University of Utah Modern Dance Department so I could work within the European Improvisation Music field. I based in New York after I left University in 1974 and then in [...]

Interview: Work in the 70s

Interview: Work in the 70s questions edited for clarity You were involved with work in the 70’s that was influenced by the theatre activities of the 60’s; besides the experience of performing in many different contexts, what aspects of the theatre of the 60’s you felt more relevant for the work you had undertaken later [...]

Questions

Questions: questions have been edited for clarity Where were you born? Oxnard, California (southern California north of Loa Angeles) At what age did you leave your city to start your nomadic path? 17 From 10 years old you start studying theatre doing summer courses that soon gave you many occasions to do performances. Did you [...]