News: Digging Dance

Friday 10 October 2008

Dance Umbrella has taken to the streets this week. After the enthusiastic response to last year’s love duet for one man and his digger, Transports Exceptionnels returns for repeat performances across London.

Catch Compagnie Beau Geste at Haven Green, Ealing, W5 (Mon 13 1.30pm & 4pm), Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets (Fri 17, 11.30am & 4pm), London Fields, Hackney (Sat 18 October, 2.30pm & 4.30pm) and Central Park, East Ham (Sun 19 October, 2.30pm & 4.30pm).

Last weekend (11 & 12 Oct) shoppers passing 95 – 97 Baker Street caught sight of Rodrigo Pardo and Cristina Cortes performing their 10 minute *Toilet Tango* in the window of Bathstore. All that raw, vibrant, sexual energy of the traditional Argentinean tango crammed into a bathroom set of just one metre square…

Dance Umbrella, London’s only international contemporary dance festival, is well underway in more conventional venues across town as well. For full details visit: www.danceumbrella.co.uk

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