'Forge' Loud Mouth The Music Trust

Written by: Kiriaki Koubaroulis

Front row in the Lennox at Riverside. An unfinished pentagram demarcates the floor. The stage is bare apart from it and the floor mics. I coaxed my thirteen-year-old daughter along, though she’d rather be listening to K-pop on Spotify. We watch Annalouise Paul in her latest complete solo work, Forge, and on the way home unpick the dance, music and narrative elements of the show. We talk about Annalouise’s beautiful and poised presence on stage, we wonder if the work is autobiographical and guess at its meaning…

Read the interview here http://musictrust.com.au/loudmouth/forge-intercultural-contemporary-performance-an-interview-with-dance-maker-annalouise-paul/