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ABOUT US: Mixed-Media Performance

The ABOUT US project brings together an outstanding group of intergenerational artists from dance, visual art, experimental music and theatre including: director/choreographer Jacky Lansley, composer Sylvia Hallett, cinematographer Roswitha Chesher, lighting/technical designer Nao Nagai and dramaturg Ramsay Burt. The interdisciplinary performers participating include: Vincent Ebrahim, Esther Huss, Ursula Early, Ingrid Mackinnon, Fergus Early and Jreena Green.

In this second phase of development the company have focused on the personal as political – explored through a rich tapestry of movement, words, space and image. Part of this new research journey imagines the experience of endangered species – such as the elephant and giraffe – as a way to investigate what it is to be human beings…

Performance Dates:
De Montfort University, Cultural Exchanges Festival, Leicester
Friday 2nd March 2018, 6pm
Bluecoat, Liverpool
Thursday 8th March 2018, 7:30pm
Oxford House, London
Wednesday 21st March 2018, 7:30pm

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The Speaking Dancer: Interdisciplinary Performance Training (SDIPT) 17/18

Module 1 (The Interdisciplinary Performer) of The Speaking Dancer CPD programme was a great success!
An outstanding interdisciplinary group of students participated, led by experienced artist/tutors Jacky Lansley, Esther Huss and Sylvia Hallett.
We look forward to Module 2 (Improvisation and Emotional Embodiment) in December, which will be led by artist Sally Dean.

Applications for this year’s SDIPT programme (2017/18) are now closed. If you are interested in applying for next years programme (2018/19) please email us or see more

CHOREOGRAPHIES: Tracing the Materials of an Ephemeral Art Form

By Jacky Lansley
Published by Intellect Books

See new reviews by: Nicholas MinnsRosie Lehan and The Dancer-Citizen Journal

Choreographies offers unique insight into the processes behind independent choreography and paints a vivid portrait of a rigorous practice that combines dance, performance art, visuals and a close attention to space and site
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