News: Random Dance Return to the Place

Friday 7 April 2006

Random Dance: 'Polar Seqences' Dancers: Amanda Weaver, Khamlane Halsackada. Photo: Ravi Deepres The Place 17 - 27 Sep. Random Dance Return to the Place
Wayne McGregor’s Random Dance will be in residence at the Place for four weeks this September. They will be making and premiering their new work ‘Polar Sequences’ and presenting a 10 night run of performances, the first at the Place for five years.

‘Polar Sequences’ sees Random’s ten dancers working for the first time with other choreographers. This triple bill includes a new piece by Artistic Director Wayne McGregor performed alongside commissioned work by Contemporary Asian Choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh and Portuguese dancemaker Rui Horta.

Random Dance: 'Alpha' Dancer: Amanda Weaver. Photo: Ravi Deepres During the residency Random will also perform *‘Alpha’, a production especially for children as part of The Place’s *OffSpring programme of dance for young people.

Dance film is also included in the residency: Danse Danse Danse is a preview of three dance films of work by Wayne McGregor, Heddy Dervaux and Emio Greco, which will be screened on BBC 4 in October.

Artistic Director Wayne McGregor began his career at The Place when he was appointed Choreographer in Residence in 1992. His company were The Place’s Company in Residence when they created the trilogy – ‘The Millennarium’, ‘Sulphur 16’ and ‘Aeon’ – that propelled them to international fame.

Performances from 17 – 27 Sept.
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