This research project is a continuation of work Rob has been developing over several years. Within the framework of an existing process, Rob will undertake a multilayered exploration of tone. This idea of tone is broad, referring to the tone of the body or a part of the body, the tone of a gesture, an action or reaction, the tone of a person, the tone of the situation, of the room, the tone of the work. How do we read this tone? How does the tone of the body both create and affect the tone of the room? How do we create and negotiate changes in the tone of the work over time, from serious and urgent to distant and vague, to comical and absurd? How does the performers’ attention shape the tone of the room, and how does the tone of the room in turn shape an audience’s attention? Rob McCredie will be undertaking a Research Room Residency from 27 October to 2 November.
Rob McCredie is a Sydney based choreographer, dancer and designer, creating his own work independently and as a collaborator, particularly with Holly Durant as dance and design duet HORO.
Photo: Hayley Rose Photography, DirtyFeet Choreographic Lab 2013.