April 2008

  1. 'Fresh' dance @ the Place

    Friday 18 April 2008

    \“Dance is a place where anyone can come to, it is a place where all kinds of people are welcome.\”Mary Atu, age 11 – The Place BrochureDespite the numbers of children skipping along to dance c… Continue Reading

  2. Frédéric Flamand

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Frédéric Flamand - choreographer & Artistic Director of Charleroi Danses, has been working with architects since 1996 to realise his work, which has often been made for non-theatrical spaces – swimm… Continue Reading

  3. Carol Brown

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Historically, dance has so often been made for theatrical spaces, or as Carol Brown put it: “we customise ourselves for the built environment of the theatre” Like Flamand, choreographer Carol Brown i… Continue Reading

  4. Shobana Jeyasingh – live from Bangalore

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Shobana Jeyasingh – live from BangaloreJeyasingh described her first experiments with telematic dancing for her forthcoming Dance Umbrella work – a kind of video conferencing that will relay a perfor… Continue Reading

  5. Motion Capture animation

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Motion Capture animation - Kaiser, Eshkar, Downie.* These animation backdrops are the territory of Paul Kaiser, Shelley Eshkar and Marc Downie, world experts in motion-capture art. A special kind of camera … Continue Reading

  6. Merce Cunningham and Lifeforms

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Merce Cunningham and Lifeforms Cunningham famously pioneered the use of the choreographic software Lifeforms in the late 1980s, where a computer generates movement possibilities beyond the imagination of the h… Continue Reading

  7. Virtual Incarnations

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Virtual Incarnations _This years Live Chat Room, part of Dance Umbrella 2002, took place @ the ICA – and online – on 14 Sept. __It focussed on collaborative/ interauthorship processes evolving from… Continue Reading

  8. Ballet Directors Rural Retreat

    Friday 18 April 2008

    “It’s lonely at the top”, was the verdict on their job by the 25 Artistic Directors who attended the largest-ever international think-tank on the future of ballet last weekend (10 – 12 … Continue Reading

  9. Random Dance Company (Nemesis)

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Random Dance Sadler’s Wells’ resident dance company, Random, celebrates its 10th anniversary year with an ambitious new work, Nemesis. Borne out of progressive collaborations with artists working … Continue Reading

  10. Random Dance

    Friday 18 April 2008

    The Frontiers of Possibility*Random Dance*, Sadler’s Wells resident company, premier a new production, ‘Nemesis’, at the theatre on 1 & 2 March 02 Choreographer Wayne McGregor and Jamie Cou… Continue Reading

  11. Writing Dance

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Writing Danceis a short course in writing about dance, co-ordinated by Connect, Sadler’s Wells and led by dance writer, editor of Time Out’s dance section and the quarterly Dance Now, Allen Robertson… Continue Reading

  12. TAG...Me vs. The City

    Friday 18 April 2008

    Jonzi D Productions, TAG…Me vs. The City, Peacock Theatre, 2 – 4 May Jonzi D’s company returns to the Peacock with its sell-out show TAG…Me vs. The City, freshly re-worked for 2007, feat… Continue Reading

  13. Philippe Decouflé

    Friday 18 April 2008

    *Philippe Decouflé‘s Sombrero **4-8 July 2007 *Sadler’s Wells. Box office: 0844 412 4300 Decouflé‘s latest work Sombrero sees him playing with images of light and shadow, with the intense h… Continue Reading

  14. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

    Friday 18 April 2008

    *Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre !! **4 – 15 September 2007 **Sadler’s Wells Theatre *Box office: 0844 412 4300 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, founded in 1958 and under the direction of Judi… Continue Reading

  15. Michael Clark Company

    Friday 18 April 2008

    *Stravinsky Project **31 Oct – 3 Nov, & 6 – 10 Nov, 7.45pm *Barbican Theatre. Box office: 0845 120 7553 *Michael Clark presents the final part of his Stravinsky Project at the Barbican later th… Continue Reading

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