Liz AGGISS

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-05-28
Education Hornchurch GS, Madeley Coll, Nikolais/Louis Dance Theatre NY
Books & Publications Publications The Rough Guide to Reconstruction (animated magazine) 1999, Juggling not Struggling (Dance Theatre Jl Vol 15 No 4) 2000, Outsider Performance (animated magazine) 2001, Being There (animated magazine, 2003), Anarchic Dance (jtly with Billy Cowe and Ian Bramley, 2006), Zap: 25 Years of Innovation (contrib)
Recreations music, cinema
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Liz Aggiss
Career choreographer, dancer, performer, film maker; artistic dir Divas Dance Theatre (in collaboration with Billy Cowie) 1980-2006, prof of visual performance Univ of Brighton 2002- (subject ldr BA Hons Dance Visual Art 1993-2002), artistic dir SE Dance Agency 1997-98; contrib dance entries Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought (1988); memb The Wild Wigglers (formed 1982, touring worldwide); work with Divas Dance Co (formed 1985, touring worldwide) incl: Torei en Veran Veta Arnold! 1986-87, Eleven Executions 1988, Dorothy and Klaus 1989-91, Die Orchidee im Plastik Karton 1989-91, Drool and Drivel They Care 1990-91, La Petite Soupe 1990-91, La Chanson Bien Douce 1991; solo performances incl: Grotesque Dancer 1986-89, Stations of the Angry 1989, Tell Tale Heart 1989, El Puñal Entra En El Corazón 1991, Vier Tänze (reconstructions from the 1920s and '30s by Hilde Holger) 1992, Falling Apart at the Seams (So it Seems) 1993, No Man's Land 1993, Absurditties 1994, Hi Jinx 1995, The Fetching Bride 1995, Divagate (cmmnd by Gardner Arts and Royal Festival Hall) 1997; solo choreographic work: Guerrilla Dances 2008, Don't Put Your Daughter on the Stage 2008-09, Double Vision (in collaboration with Charlotte Vincent AD Vincent Dance Theatre) 2009 and Survival Tactics 2009-11; cmmns incl: Dead Steps/Die Totenschritte (for Extemporary Dance Theatre) 1988-89, Banda Banda and La Soupe (for Carousel) 1989-90, Bird in A Ribcage (for Transitions Dance Co) 1994, Taped Up Sea of Heads Film for TVS 1997, The 38 Steps (for Intoto Dance Co), The Surgeon's Waltz (for Carousel) 2000, Rice Rain (for Carousel) 2001, Beach Party Animal South East Dance Screen Dance Cmmn 2011, The English Channel 2013; Hon DUniv Gothenburg; Awards Colorado Coll scholarship to study with Hanya Holm 1980, Brighton Festival Special Award 1989, Brighton Festival Zap Award for Dance 1989, Brighton Festival BBC Radio Award 1990, Alliance and Leicester Award 1990 and 1992, Time Out/Dance Umbrella Award 1990, Arts Cncl and BBC2 Dance for Camera Award 1992 (Beethoven in Love) and 2000, Bonnie Bird Choreography Award 1994, BBC/Arts Cncl Dance for Camera 2000 (Motion Control), Arts Cncl Ind Dance Fellowship 2002, Capture 2002 (film award, Anarchic Varitations), Capture Award 2003 (The Men in the Wall), Czech Crystal Award Golden Prague Int TV Awards 2002, Special Jury Golden Award World Film Festival Houston 2003, Best Woman Film Mediawave Hungary 2003, Romanian Nat Office of Cinematography Prize 2003, Capture 2004 and New Art Gall Walsall Cmmn (Doppelgänger) 4Dance Channel 4 Cmmn (Break), Dance Camera West LA Award for Innovation in the Field of Dance Media (for Men in the Wall), Hong Kong Jumping Frames Screen Dance Award 2008 (for Diva)
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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