News: Imagine… The Company of Elders

Monday 22 June 2009

‘‘Quite simply, I shall dance until the end of my life.’‘ The group are the subject of the first film in the new series of Imagine.. presented by Alan Yentob on BBC1, on Tuesday 23 June.

The Company of Elders are a performance group with 25 members -aged from 62 to 85. They have toured to international festivals from their base at Sadler’s Wells and are currently working towards their next performance in the Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells on 6 July.

‘‘They’re quite simply an inspiration. I doubt I’ve ever worked with such dedicated dancers,’‘ says choreographer Chris Tudor… ‘‘It’s been wonderful to see them wake up to just what their bodies can do. Their enthusiasm to learn is amazing.’‘ Read more in the Telegraph, 21 Jun 09

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