All events listed under ‘Spring 2011’ category
When I set out to start my research on ‘dance manias’, I thought I was looking at a transhistorical, transnational phenomenon: people banding together to dance, ecstatically, collectively, from India and ancient Greece to the raves of the 1990s.
Thurs 19th May 2011 | 1-2pm | Venue: Bishop Otter Campus: Room LO6 | Free admission
Nic Sandiland will talk about the research and production leading towards Gravity Shift, an installation which presents human movement where the pull of gravity has been dynamically distorted.
Thurs 27th Jan 2011 | 12-1pm | Venue: Bishop Otter Campus: Room LO6 | Free admission
Yael will discuss her on-going MPhil/PhD research encompassing three internationally touring productions of live work as well as interactive installations presented in Galleries and public spaces.
Thurs 3rd Feb 2011 | 12-1pm | Venue: Bishop Otter Campus: Room LO6 | Free admission
Based on a six-month exchange of letters and emails with an Iranian artist, a prisoner and a celebrity; The Paper Birds offer a visual and political exploration of ‘Other’ women, deconstructing the stories and voices of women from east and west, from different sides of the television screen and different sides of the law.
Thu 17 Mar 2011 | 7.30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age: 12+
Beachy Head is a powerful look at the ripple effects of one man’s decision to take his life. Mixing text, 3D animation and a dynamic physicality, Beachy Head is the follow up to the award-winning Mile End from “visionary young company” Analogue (Metro).
Thu 17 Feb 2011 | 7.30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age: 14+
Each year a new generation of the most promising contemporary dancers come together as EDge to perform commissions by some of Europe’s most exciting and critically acclaimed young choreographers.
Thu 7 Apr 2011 | 7.30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age: 12+
Ranging in style and emotion, mapdance’s programme offers a diverse and refreshing mixture of dance theatre, lyrical choreography, punchy physicality and intriguing humour. It is a mixed bill that offers something for everyone.
Thu 10 Mar 2011 | 7.30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age: 12+
Inspired by the potential of dance to communicate the most intangible and emotional of human experiences, Lîla Dance present three stunning works: A Readiness, Tracker and Here, still Here, Still.
Thu 10 Feb 2011 | 7:30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age 14+
Verve 2011 has worked with choreographers Debora Johnson, Charles Linehan, Peter Mika, Thomas Noone and Ben Wright to create an evening of energetic, thought provoking contemporary dance performed by some of Europe’s most talented young dancers.
Thu 3 Mar 2011 | 7.30pm | Full £10, Conc £6, Schools & Colleges £5 | Age: 12+