Workshop with Wendy Houstoun

Sunday 20th May 12pm – 4pm


  Boooking (021) 4507487 (Opening hours 11am – 2pm Tuesday to Friday)

Wendy’s workshop is about language and movement. Combining a mixture of doing and talking, physical and verbal tasks will be introduced and explored with the group.

Wendy Houstoun is a London based director, choreographer and performance maker who was worked  with experimental movement and theatre forms since 1980. Her solo works Haunted Daunted and Flaunted, Happy Hour , The 48 Almost Love Lyrics  and Desert Island Dances and  50 ACTS   have all toured in Europe, Australia and the US. Long term collaboraters are composer John Avery, lighting designer Nigel Edwards who also act as directorial voices. Collaborative work with companies and individual artists include: Lloyd Newson and DV8 Physical Theatre, Tim Etchells and Forced Entertainment , Charlotte Vincent and Vincent Dance Company, film-maker David Hinton, dancer Jonathan Burrows, composer Matteo Fargion, performer Nigel Charnock, dancer Rachel Krische, artist Terry O’Connor, performance artist Rose English, Gloria Theatre, Lumiere & Son Theatre, Ludus Dance Comapany in theatre and site specific pieces , films and installations. She has taught open workshops internationally and in the UK and continues to develop a mentoring role with independent artists. 

She has received a Time Out Award for her performance in ” If Only..” with DV8 Physical theatre, a Paul Hamlyn Award for Performance, a Golden Sun Award for her film Touched made with David Hinton, a TMA award for her piece 50 ACTS and was nominated for a Critics Circle Award for the same piece. She recently received a Critics Award for Pact with Pointlessness. Wendy has made pieces for Candoco Dance Company (Imperfect Storm), Yorke Dance Project ( Home on The Range ), VCAM in Melbourne   ( Macbeth ) Antonia Grove and Probe ( Small Talk ) as well as directing two projects in Sydney: In the Dark – with Independent dancers at The Performance Space and No Success Like Failure for The Fondue Set. She is currently building an ambitious new text work for 2018.