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Tips for thinking like a dancer, from acclaimed choreographer Wayne McGregorTips for thinking like a dancer, from acclaimed choreographer Wayne McGregor

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

What made Wayne McGregor want to become a choreographer? Onstage at TEDGlobal 2012, he revealed his two childhood inspirations—John Travolta’s moves in Saturday Night Fever and a forward-thinking dance teacher who encouraged him to invent his own dances. “I’m obsessed with technology of the body,” says McGregor, founder of the company Random Dance who is […]

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Modern dance choreographed in real time: Wayne McGregor at TEDGlobal 2012Modern dance choreographed in real time: Wayne McGregor at TEDGlobal 2012

Posted By Helen Walters

Wayne McGregor bounds onto stage wearing a tracksuit. “I’m passionate about creativity,” says the choreographer excitedly. “And it’s something you can teach. You can find out something about your own cognitive habits and use that as a point of departure to misbehave beautifully.” McGregor, who runs his own company, Random Dance, is here to choreograph and […]