Wendy Houstoun

Physical / Dance Theatre Tel: 020 83419245

Type of work

Company Policy
Wendy creates work which exploits the tension between language and movement. She creates work in many formats (theatre, video, site specific) and is interested in communicating directly, honestly and with humour.

Wendy Houston Happy Hour Chris Nash

Review extracts
on Instant Transformations. Purcell Rooms.
“It’s a smart and funny piece of improvisation that portrays perfectly our facility – and our helplessness – as we navigate the modern world, processing vast amounts of material but turning very little of it into sense.” Judith Mackrell. The Guardian.

“…. utterly silly and utterly inspired. And by the way, it said a lot about our culture.” Ismene Brown . The Telegraph.

on In The Dark. Performance Space.
“….sophisticated and multi-layered” Deborah Jones. The Australian.

“….hilarious and ludicrous “ Jill Sykes. Sydney Morning Herald.

Production highlights
Desert Island Dances 2006.
A movement/ text and music piece

Wendy has made a number of solos: Haunted , Daunted and Flaunted, Happy Hour and The 48 Almost Love Lyrics all of which toured Europe, USA and Australia.

She has collaborated with artists: David Hinton (filmmaker), Tim Etchells (writer), Jonathan Burrows (dancer), John Avery (musician) and recently with performers: Narelle Benjamin, Julie- Anne Long, Brian Carbee and Michael Whaites on In The Dark which premiered in Sydney.

She is a recent winner of the Jerwood Award.

She has also been touring with Forced Entertainment with Bloody Mess.

Company size
Solo pieces: 1 performer, 3 on the road.

Contact details
Wendy Houstoun
Email: wendy@whoustoun.freeserve.co.uk
Tel: 0208 3419245
Mob: 07733430661

Picture: Happy Hour
Photograph: Chris Nash

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