ANATOMY OF PERFORMANCE TRAINING: a series of short films online

Announcing a series of short films, available to watch now online:


This series of 5 short digital videos explores philosophies and practices of performance training:

HAND – featuring Dagmar Schwitzgebel (craftivist)

FOOT – featuring Helen Billinghurst (painter and walker)

MOUTH – featuring Claire Summers and Emma Pendle (dancers and cross trainers)

HEART – featuring Dave Mckeown (saxophonist and cyclist)

EAR – featuring Laura Murphy (aerialist )

Made by Siobhan Mckeown, each video is inspired by a different chapter of Dr John Matthew’s book, Anatomy of Performance Training (Bloomsbury Press, 2014).

This project was supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, Bloomsbury Press, Methuen Drama, and Plymouth University.