Ogmius: L’Oiseau-Mouche hosted supporting staff shadowing

In February 25 – March 1 2019 staff members from Mind the Gap (UK) and Moomsteatern (SE) visited L’Oiseau Mouche in Roubaix France for the first of three job shadowing visits. This succeeded the first artists’ vocational training residency in December 2018. During the course of the OGMIUS project all partners will get a chance to…

Ogmius: Skill based residency in Roubaix

The first residency of the OGMIUS project was held in December 3-14  2018. L’Oiseau-Mouche invited two artists to lead the workshop: Michel Schweizer and Pascal Queneau. Together they designed a two-weeks programme: the first week focused on Michel’s approach to contemporary dance and theatre; the second week led by Pascal Queneau and focused on body improvisation….

Creating a Glossary

During the Crossing the Line project we sometimes encountered difficulties with the use of words. In the use of certain words, that are key in the conversations within and about the project, the signification can be different in the three languages. We therefore decided to create a glossary, to avoid confusion between the partners. The…

Sharing & learning: Residency at l’Oiseau-Mouche

Artists Compagnie de l’Oiseau-Mouche workshop took place from January 18th to Thursday 21st 2016. The company wanted the partners to explore three fields of work: –          Contemporary dance with Sarah Nouveau who explored during one day the themes and exercises she used in C.O.R.P.uS., l’Oiseau-Mouche’s latest dance performance; –          Contemporary theatre with Julie Chaubard who offered…

Sharing & learning: 
Residency at Moomsteatern

Organisations Working with script During the first day in Malmö we discussed text and script adaption, together with learning methods in relation to the script. Moomsteatern’s artistic director Per Törnqvist talked about his chain of thoughts while working with a script for Moomsteatern’s ensemble. Invited to the conversation were also the directors Pelle Öhlund and…

Partner meeting at Moomsteatern in Malmö

Artistic exchange We visited the rehearsals of the Tempest, and watched Moomsteatern’s short Man without Direction. Joint projects with larger institutions Moomsteatern shared their experiences of working in joint projects with different institutions. They have previously worked together with Gothenburg city theatre which is the second largest theatre in Sweden, with Riksteatern, a national organisation…

Partner Meeting at Mind the Gap in Bradford

In May 2015 Mind the Gap held the first partner meeting at their home MTG Studios in Bradford, England. The purpose of the partner meetings is to create an opportunity for the artistic and administrative teams to come together and discuss the way each company works and makes work, as well as strategic issues connected…

Sharing & learning: Residency at Mind the Gap

Artists In March 2015 Mind the Gap held the first of the three international residencies at their home MTG Studios in Bradford, England. This was the first opportunity for artists from each company to meet each other, socialise and take part in workshops together. It was a big learning experience for everyone involved, particularly working…

Kick off meeting at Moomsteatern in Malmö

Artistic exchange We saw Moomsteatern’s play The hunchback of Notre Dame. Introductions We introduced our companies to each other, identified similarities and differences between our organisations, ways of thinking and working, history, current projects and visions. Crossing the line We reviewed aspects of our project, Crossing the line and discussed schedule, ways of communications, budget…