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Performing secrets – the process

By Joumana Posted on: February 11th, 2013

I set out choreographing for In-Finite by asking dancers to interpret their own secrets. We had lengthy discussions about the impact of a secret on our lives and the kinds of feelings we might be putting to movement. We talked about the experience of keeping a secret, the associated emotions, the overwhelming impact secrets can have | more...

The Digital in the Creative: a manifesto

By admin Posted on: February 7th, 2013

COLLABORATE : CREATE : COMMUNICATE IJAD Dance Company is getting people dancing. Through workshops, performances and our projects we’re getting people in every country in the world to dance at one time as a statement of personal empowerment. We use contemporary dance as the main tool of its social mission to unlock a person’s creativity | more...

Feed Me!

By Camilla Posted on: February 1st, 2013

Feedback is nice. Dreaded, sometimes, but always good to have. I prefer the word ‘feedback’ to ‘review’ or ‘critique’ because it connotes a two-way partnership between the audience and performer. The dancer feeds you with their art, you feed them back with your opinions. Because you do have them. Somewhere in history – perhaps even | more...

What is In-Finite?

By Camilla Posted on: January 25th, 2013

Led by Artistic Director, Joumana Mourad, the In-Finite project explores the different realities of the physical and virtual platforms.   In light of the revolutionary way communication has changed, In-Finite was born in 2011 to present new ways for the performance world to adapt. Following people like you and me, IJAD set out to understand how | more...

Dance meets technology

By Joumana Posted on: January 25th, 2013

IJAD dance company has been looking at the role of technology in the dance world since 1999.  The company constantly poses questions about the best way to move forward with technology and dance and whether this could help to blur the boundaries between audience and performance. Working with scientists, researchers, animators and technology companies over | more...

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