Residency 4: Migrant Bodies in Pinkafeld

Residency 4: Migrant Bodies in Pinkafeld

Older children with mixed ethnic backgrounds from the New Middle School Pinkafeld,
also took part in a one week workshop with Katharina Senk which they performed on Saturday 29th September 2018 in the frame of “Dance Walk“ for “Woche der Vielfalt“.
All part of “Migrant Bodies – moving borders“ local practice initiatives with D.ID Dance Identity, Austria.
Sara Houston

Sara Houston


Dr. Sara Houston is Principal Lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Roehampton, UK. Her main research focus is community dance for, with and by marginalised people and groups. For the last eight years Sara has been playing a lead role in researching dance and Parkinson’s internationally. Her work with English National Ballet’s dance for Parkinson’s programme won her the BUPA Foundation Vitality for Life Prize in 2011 and she was a Finalist for the National Public Engagement Awards in 2014 in her work to engage the public with the dance and Parkinson’s research. She is currently a member of the AHRC Social Choreography Network, which is discussing the ethics of movement practice and research with people who have gone through forced migration. Sara is Chair of People Dancing, the national strategic organisation for community dance in the UK and an advisory group member of the Dance for Parkinson’s Partnership UK and Queensland Ballet’s Dance for Parkinson’s programme in Australia. Her book, Dancing with Parkinson’s, will be out in August 2019, published by Intellect Books.



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