Sound Moves

Sound Moves

copyright The Pea Pod Collective 2012

Decoda artists Jenna Hubbard, Lily Hayward-Smith and Hannah Greyson-Gaito are working with Coventry music venue Taylor Johns House and The Pod to bring you another exciting series of music and dance workshops…oh, and they are completely FREE! Contact us for further details

Sound Moves Seminar
Dance Improvisation: practice and performance

Wednesday 28th November 2012 – 3:00-4:30pm, The Pod, 1a Lamb Street, Coventry city centre.Dance artists Jenna Hubbard, Lily Hayward-Smith and Hannah Greyson-Gaito discuss the techniques of dance improvisation within the field of contemporary dance, and how they are applied to artistic practice, choreography and performance. During the seminar the speakers will explore the practice of renowned dance professionals as well as referencing their own work. The seminar will include a short live performance leading into an open discussion.

Decoda Dance Workshops
The workshops are open to anyone wishing to explore their bodies through physical exercise and creative movement. The workshops will develop your flexibility, coordination, balance and knowledge of how your body moves in a fun and interactive way. These sessions are ideal for people beginning their experience of creative dance and improvisation.
Venue:  The Pod, 1a Lamb Street, Coventry city centre.

  • Wednesday 6th February 2013 – 15:00-16:30
  • Wednesday 6th March 2013 – 15:00-16:30
  • Wednesday 20th March 2013 – 15:00-16:30

Sound Moves Sunday Sessions
These will involve music and dance improvisation – a great opportunity to explore your movement, meet new people and have fun. No experience needed, just a willingness to explore. The Decoda artists will lead a short introduction before the improvisation begins.
Venue:  The community rooms at Taylor John’s House, Canal Basin.

Sunday 9th December 2012 – 2:00-3:30pm
Sunday 17th February 2013 – 3:30-5:00pm
Sunday 24th March 2013 – 2:00-3:30pm, venue Ellen Terry Building, Coventry University, Jordan Well.

The Sound Moves session on Sunday 17th February will be followed by an informal performance by the Pea Pod Collective, dancers from Decoda and anyone feeling inspired to perform some of the ideas from the workshop. The FREE performance event will take place in Taylor John’s House music venue, Canal Basin from 5:30pm.


Sound Moves is funded by The Pod, part of Coventry City Council.