FATHER GOOSE - Ian Robertson
For his remarkable ability to bring people around the globe together in imaginative flights of fancy which almost always involve dance, tempestuous Ian Robertson has been affectionately dubbed "the marriage broker".
Like a many-layered flock of geese inestimable in number, homing in noisily with a fluid and awe-inspiring synchronicity, Ian's magnetism draws a vast flock of friends under his far-reaching wing: the orchestration of it all, the movement in flight, sliding quietly into the slipstream when depleted, resting and surging forth to lead again; Ian has proven to be a force worthy of leadership. He views dance as a universal language, a global heritage which, as a common bond among all peoples of the world, is an essential apolitical tool in the promotion of peace and understanding between collaborating nations.
choreographer, director, author and connector - Ian's portrait represents
this powerful convergence of individual and collective passion -- dance
for the pure joy of movement, and movement abandoned for the joy of the
are old, Father Williams",
-- Lewis Carrol, Alice In Wonderland
© 2001. The Arkangel Project.