Ailsa Richardson - 1800hrs
Ailsa is a performer, maker and facilitator/teacher and has been engaged with making multidisciplinary and site responsive performances and events since 1997. She has performed and directed her own work and performed and trained with companies such as Goat Island, Kneehigh Theatre, The Centre for Performance Research, de Quincey company and Paradance Theatre, as well as undertaking public art projects, participatory projects in the community and teaching and research in higher education (Royal Holloway and Bristol).
Ailsa is currently exploring where the body, environment and issues of social justice intersect in the making of performance and how audiences can become participants in the process of making as well as the end products. Recent performances and residencies include in language of grasses (first conceived on NTW summercamp 2014), re-member 3 (a reprise) (with support from ‘Holy Hiatus’, Wales, 2014) and what_now 2014 at the Siobahn Davies Studios, London. Ailsa also runs a workshop programme (including the wildfeet and the hinterlands series) for artists/performers and the general public incorporating investigations of Bodyweather, the natural environment and solo and collaborative practice.
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