5 Questions: Dance
This article is from 2008.
David WW Johnstone, artistic director of Edinburgh-based experimental arts unit talks about his new show, Aurora Borealis, and why you should be heading to Dance Base to see it
What 5 things/people inspire you most in your work?
Japanese brushstrokes. Jazz. Jacques Tati. Ossetynski, my mentor. The Unknown.
Give 4 reasons why people should come and see Aurora Borealis
The work is almost invisible. You may recognise yourself. You may take the light away with you. Joy.
Name your 3 favourite shows at the Fringe.
Dark Roots (2005). Nameless Nobody (2006). Six Women Standing Against A White Wall (2007). 2008: still looking.
What 2 words sum up the Lazzi style?
What 1 word describes how you feel about performing?
Dance Base Presents . . . Aurora Borealis, 225 5525, until 23 Aug, noon, £5 (£4).