Being in our new space is pretty lovely, so much room to move around, and lots of light. We don’t have the sprung floor that we used to be spoiled by in our old room, and as a result you can actually see that the work has changed. This may be an issue in the future, however for now, movement that used to be automatically floor-based seems to have moved to something more mobile, so we’ll see. We’re starting with a warm up game of Cars today, an old Boal game. Then we do our conditioning, five plank positions which the actors know well, although how much they enjoy them I cant say. Today, we have asked to have just three of our actors, the others have had one to ones with our director Kara before this session. The three girls stretch after their conditioning in a deliberate silence, one rolls her neck, another is bent over from waist height hanging her arms and head, one is sat with her feet apart, holding her knees with her hands to stretch her legs and breathing deeply. This is how we like to start, time to get focused, to get your head into the game. Lucy, our composer and vocal coach, is working with us today. Kara instructs them to refresh themselves on their positions from last week. In the meantime she sits talking to Lucy about the timings of the piece. One of our inspirations for this particular piece is ‘phase shifting,’ music that cleverly goes into and out of time. The work we’re doing isn’t actually phase shifting, rather our music mimics this feeling and sound. The physical work and music in typical Ante fashion, are being created alongside each other so that they are interwoven. It is typical of …