Andrée Grau 1954-2017

Andrée Grau was an early Associate of the Institute of Choreology (AiChor) graduate in 1976 and got her Fellowship of the Institute of Choreology  (FiChor) in 1985. Whilst undertaking fieldwork for her PhD among the Tiwi people of Melville and Bathurst Islands, she used Benesh movement notation to document the dances of the communities she…

Variations and Volcanos

When I completed my Benesh Movement Notation (BMN) training, I always thought I might like to teach the subject one day, but I never imagined I would do so in the shadow of a smouldering volcano! Fast forward a few years and that was exactly where I found myself, in a dance studio in Cholula Mexico, at the foot of a very active Popocatépetl.