• Marie-Louise Masreliez

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    By John Ellingsworth on 3 May 2011 in Interviews

    'Every artist has a story about themselves. 'I always knew that I was a mover'... 'I could never sit still in school'... 'I just couldn't write, knew that I had to move' – and this story is not enough for me. I always try to go deeper and find what their motivation was. Often we come to a breakpoint, the moment where they took the decision to become a circus artist, and I try to make them remember that breakpoint and what was important for them at that point and how it has changed since.'

    Sideshow talks to the director Marie-Louise Masreliez about her devising method, Motion Participatory Choreography, and the piece What About Charlotte.