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German Dance Awards

Over the weekend, Claire was presented with the German Dance Prize for Outstanding Artistic Development. “Thank you to the jury for this honour and recognition. For the award itself and for the incredible company it places me alongside – this year and previous winners.  This acknowledgement of my career and work is truly appreciated, empowering … More about German Dance Awards

International Tour Dates for Thank You Very Much Announced

National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival (MIF) in association with Claire Cunningham Projects today announced a return to international touring with pioneering artist Claire Cunningham’s award-winning contemporary dance performance Thank You Very Much, inspired by the glittering world of the tribute artist. This ambitious and powerful meditation on identity and acceptance and the challenges of … More about International Tour Dates for Thank You Very Much Announced

Choreography of Care

As a culmination of her role as tanzhaus nrw‘s Factory Artist, Claire was due to curate the Choreography of Care symposium originally scheduled for mid-May.  The symposium would investigate how “Care” – caring for yourself and others – works, if careful attention is paid to artistic collaboration, research, rehearsals and performances, barriers and the audience? Claire has produced a … More about Choreography of Care

Conflict of Interests

Claire is one of 35 Artists who have shared their experiences of lockdown on The Alliance of International Production Companies’ new blog. Claire’s piece, Conflict of Interests reflects on the fear and anger of the disabled community, on dealing with a great sense of loss and on keeping her private spaces, private. I am very conflicted at … More about Conflict of Interests

Call for Dancers

Open Call for male disabled dancer Claire Cunningham is seeking a professional self-identifying disabled male dancer for their new work Thank You Very Much (Working Title). Claire is particularly interested in meeting and working with dancers who identify as BAME (black, Asian or minority ethnic) dancers for this work. You will need to be available … More about Call for Dancers

52 Portraits

This week saw the release of Claire’s dance film as part of Sadler’s Wells 52 Portraits.  52 Portraits is a digital project by choreographer Jonathan Burrows, composer Matteo Fargion and video maker Hugo Glendinning and takes the form of a short gestural portrait of a dancer or performer with new addition released every Monday throughout 2016. Click … More about 52 Portraits