Eileen completes film dedicated to Gertrud Bodenwieser

‘Waterlily Variations’ is inspired by a short dance created by Gertrud Bodenwieser in 1925, and performed by Eileen in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Made with long-time collaborator Sue Healey, the film was initially screened for friends at Eileen’s 108th birthday party in November 2022, but continued to evolve over the following months. ThisContinue reading “Eileen completes film dedicated to Gertrud Bodenwieser”

Short film ‘Eileen’ – screened to acclaim at New York Dance on Camera Festival – now released

“She shatters all manner of expectations, and it’s exhilarating. She is uninhibited, at her ease, vivacious, drawing you in with her naturalness and making you feel you’re involved in life itself.” Sarah L Kaufman, Washington Post, 5 February 2022 Screened at New York’s Lincoln Center on 12 February 2022 during Dance on Camera’s 50th anniversaryContinue reading “Short film ‘Eileen’ – screened to acclaim at New York Dance on Camera Festival – now released”

Eileen releases new film for 106th birthday

‘Lady of the Horizon’ is a short film by Eileen Kramer and Sue Healey. Sue says: “We filmed Eileen’s new choreography near the end of 2019 with cinematographer Mark Pugh and a cast of Sydney dancers. Throughout the lockdown of 2020, the work evolved, focusing on Eileen’s process of drawing as a strategy to realiseContinue reading “Eileen releases new film for 106th birthday”