Devising dance and music: Idée Fixe.
This book and video publication, the first of its kind, demonstrates the value of the devising approach to music and dance. Youth, local community groups, organisations with a special focus and professionals may find this to be an exciting way to work, one based on the special construction of creative endeavour. The publication introduces the company Idée Fixe - Experimental Sound and Movement Theatre. The company's approach and its spectrum of activities culminates in what has been called a "flexible framework for devising" dance and music. Arguments for the relevancy of the approach are illustrated with Idée Fixe's key elements. Intended for use within educational and arts contexts, the video includes devising process and performance recordings, interviews with students and material from rehearsals. This combined publication enables a sharing of experiences in creative and skills development that took place during two Idée Fixe residencies.
Citation:Landy, L. and Jamieson, E. (2000) Devising Dance and Music: Idée Fixe. Sunderland: Sundeland University Press.
Research Group:Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre
- School of Arts