#FriendsFriday 40 - Matt Winston

How are you involved with Casson & Friends?    

I’ve been rehearsing and touring Night at the Theatre with the company - it’s a family show about three friends who wander into an apparently empty theatre, only to find an audience there expecting to see a show! Hilarity entails… 

What do you love about dance?

I’ve always loved dancing, from a very young age. It was the joy of throwing myself physically into movement that got me hooked. As I’ve grown (and calmed down a bit) I’ve increasingly come to relish the sense of being in tune with your body - understanding its mechanics and nuances - that Contemporary dance can offer. 

What song always makes you dance? 

Ooooh, there are so many. I’m going to have to go for a classic - a tune off my favourite album by my favourite band.

People Under the Stairs: The L.A. Song (Warning, explicit lyrics!)

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What else are you working on at the moment?

I’ll be traveling to China for a few weeks soon to teach dance to some theatre students, which should be fun and involve lots of delicious food. I’ll be performing in Hull this Summer as part of the City of Culture celebrations with Protein Dance, in a street performance piece called Invisible Dancing. I will also be learning a two man version of the full scale show that I recently toured with Protein, May Contain Food. Otherwise I’m available for birthdays, weddings and Bar Mitzvahs!

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