Actors get so much from the practical experience of exploring historical dance ideas . . . Darren's fantastic, thorough approach to dance for the actor can be referred to throughout the rehearsal process and helps to unite the style of the production. --Jamie Lloyd, Director, She Stoops to Conquer, National Theatre, London
This all-embracing approach gives actors a grounding in fundamental stagecraft and a vital sense of body while preparing for a role. --Andrew Normington, Director, The Lord Chamberlain's Men & former Head of Acting, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
About the Author
is a Dance and Movement Tutor and Choreographer at RADA, and the Artistic Director and Choreographer for Nonsuch History and Dance. He is council member of many professional organizations including The Laban Guild for Movement and Dance, The European Association of Dance Historians, DANCE UK Choreographers' Forum and the Early Dance Circle (UK) and a member of UNESCO International Council for Dance.