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Verve 2013 'Interview Feature'

The post graduate dance company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance are back for with another mix of dancers and dance makers trying to build some sort of future in the current wreckage of the profession. Hey, we are...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 2:00 PM

Verve 2013 'Resurgence'

The post graduate dance company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance are back for with another mix of dancers and dance makers trying to build some sort of future in the current wreckage of the profession. Hey, we are...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:59 PM

National Dance Company Wales 'Interview Feature'

For the 2013 season National Dance Company of Wales are back on the road with a trio of new works from Eleesha Drennan, Angelin Preljocaj and Christopher Bruce. The triple bill offers up three very different pieces with 'Virtual Descent'...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:42 PM

National Dance Company Wales 'Interview Eleesha Drennan'

For the 2013 season National Dance Company of Wales are back on the road with a trio of new works from Eleesha Drennan, Angelin Preljocaj and Christopher Bruce. The triple bill offers up three very different pieces with 'Virtual Descent'...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:39 PM

Company Chameleon 'Interview Feature'

Following on from the success of last years full length work 'Gameshow' the Manchester based Company Chameleon return to the touring circuit with a double bill of new work. One piece, 'Eden' from Gemma Nixon and Jonathan Goddard and 'Pictures...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:22 PM

2Faced Dance Company 'Interview Feature'

When last we saw the all male dance company, helmed by company AD Tamsin Fitzgerald, they were performing a triple bill of works but for the 2013 season it's a single evening work entitled 'Out of His Skin' or bust....

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:15 PM

Scottish Dance Theatre 'Interview Feature'

At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival the one and only Scottish Dance Theatre took to the stage once again with a work called 'Second Coming' by Victor Quijada and overcame a few technical calamities into the bargain. Basically, nothing technical...

Published in Video Features on December 29, 2016 1:12 PM

ACE Dance and Music 'A Thousand Shepherds'

Birmingham based ACE Dance and Music are back in the touring fray with a couple of new works by Vincent Mantsoe working with company director Gail Parmel ('Mana') and José Agudo with 'A Thousand Shepherds' both of which are set...

Published in Video Features on December 28, 2016 11:20 PM

MBULELO NDABENI 'THE STATE IN-BETWEEN'

South African performer Mbulelo Ndabeni is currently a dancer with Rambert Dance Company but has been creating work for many years. Here he teams up with dancer and fellow South African Simone Muller-Lotz for a short duet, a prelude to...

Published in Video Features on December 28, 2016 3:22 PM

Simfra 'Don't Let Me Go'

Italian duo Francesco Conquista and Simone Donati created a previous version of this work while training at Rambert Dance School. Extended for the festival the two dancers take their first steps (geddit? Ed!) into the wacky world of dance making....

Published in Video Features on December 28, 2016 3:19 PM

John Ross Dance 'Wolfpack'

John Ross is an experienced dancer and the recent winner of the New Adventures Choreography Award. 'Wolfpack' debuted in a simpler form some years ago but makes an appearance at the Cloud Dance Festival in a longer and more refined...

Published in Video Features on December 28, 2016 2:48 PM

Cloud Dance Festival 2013

Cloud Dance Festival started life as a simple meeting place for dancers and choreographers to show their work and try to get some attention for what they were doing. For 2013 it has grown to a whole new level with...

Published in Video Features on December 2, 2013 12:34 PM

CHRISTOPHER AROUNI 'Interview Feature'

In Red One Arouni explores the concept "the obvious centre of attention". Who is it that attracts attention - the individual or the group? What is it like to observe from the sidelines? Arouni's long dance career in Norway began...

Published in Video Features on November 25, 2013 3:26 PM

ACE Dance and Music 'Mana'

Birmingham based ACE Dance and Music are back in the touring fray with a couple of new works by Vincent Mantsoe working with company director Gail Parmel ('Mana') and José Agudo with 'A Thousand Shepherds' both of which are set...

Published in Video Features on November 15, 2013 11:43 PM

INTERVIEW ODD JOHAN FRITZØE

The production Stjerne.* is designed for young audiences who are new to abstract dance. Produced by the Hedmark Touring Organisation in 1998, it has been staged for thousands of school children all over Norway. The production explores how language, roles,...

Published in Video Features on November 13, 2013 3:32 PM

INTERVIEW WITH MÁTÉ MÉSZÁROS

Interview with Máté Mészáros currently a dancer with Zero Visibility Corps in Norway and formerly a dancer with Ultima Vez in Belgium for over 5 years. He talks to us about his current touring job and why it's important for...

Published in Video Features on October 30, 2013 3:35 PM

INTERVIEW JO STRØMGREN

Jo Strømgren is the founder and director of Jo Strømgren Kompani in Norway we spoke to him about the current state of contemporary dance in Norway and the work he created for Polish Dance Theatre 'CZTERDZIESCI' which is as hard...

Published in Video Features on October 28, 2013 3:37 PM

INTERVIEW LUTZ FORSTER

An interview with the current Artistic Director of Tanztheater Wuppertal about his work ('Portrait of a Dancer' a biographical piece) and his long career in dance. Published on Wednesday October 23rd, 2013 This performance was recorded at the Coda Oslo...

Published in Video Features on October 23, 2013 3:40 PM

Coda Oslo International Dance Festival 2013

A wide selection of works from the bi-annual dance festival held, bizarrely, every year in Oslo Norway. We feature works from Ballet de Lorraine, Sasha Waltz and Guests, Christopher Arouni, Zero Visibility Corps and many more......

Published in Video Features on October 23, 2013 12:20 PM

CARTE BLANCHE 'NOT HERE/NOT EVER'

Drawing inspiration from his multicultural melting pot, choreographer Sang Jijia has created a tremendous, complex, and beautiful work for 10 dancers. The production Not here/Not ever premiered at the Bergen International Festival and is the first encounter between a Tibetan-Chinese...

Published in Video Features on October 6, 2013 3:30 PM

CHRISTOPHER AROUNI 'Red One'

In Red One Arouni explores the concept "the obvious centre of attention". Who is it that attracts attention - the individual or the group? What is it like to observe from the sidelines? Arouni's long dance career in Norway began...

Published in Video Features on October 5, 2013 3:43 PM

ODD JOHAN FRITZØE 'STJERNE*'

This work was created in 1998 on two male dancers, one of whome was the choreographer Odd Johan Fritzøe, but now performed by two female dancers. The work is aimed at young people who have never seen "abstract dance" before....

Published in Video Features on October 2, 2013 3:55 PM

INGUN BJØRNSGAARD/CCN-BALLET DE LORRAINE 'HEDDA'

Ingun Bjørnsgaard's latest dance work is inspired by Ibsen's Hedda Gabler from1890, an iconographic drawing room drama about a destructive and "dissatisfied" woman who takes her own life. Hedda identifies with heroic masculinity and holds the ridiculous and vulgar in...

Published in Video Features on October 2, 2013 3:45 PM

POLISH DANCE THEATRE 'CZTERDZIESCI'

CZTERDZIESCI (meaning forty in Polish) follows a woman, from her birth in 1973 to her birthday in 2013. The timespan of 40 years reflects a period of doubts, hopes, struggles, choices, and unforseen events, driven by herioc virtues - the...

Published in Video Features on October 1, 2013 3:46 PM

HUMAN WORKS 'DRY ACT2 SOUTH DOMINO'

An unusual work encompassing a short documentary film, a live dance performance and audience participation in a company created board game. From dance maker Anne-Linn Akselsen and film maker Adrián Minkowicz. Dancers: Anne-Linn Akselsen, Christine Kjellberg and Elise Aabakken. Published...

Published in Video Features on September 30, 2013 3:50 PM

LUTZ FÖRSTER 'PORTRAIT OF A DANCER'

A biographical piece from veteran dancer Lutz Förster and current AD of Tanztheater Wuppertal. Our very short section shows Mr Förster performing the "Man I Love" section from Pina Bauschs's work 'Nelken' created in 1982. Dancers: Lutz Förster. Published on...

Published in Video Features on September 30, 2013 3:48 PM

ZERO VISIBILITY CORPS 'AGAIN'

In AGAIN Ina Christel Johannessen explores the linguistic, existential and cultural contradictions that surround us: femininity /masculinity, inside/outside, and nature/culture in particular, as this work's key fulcrum. Are human beings at the mercy of repetition's ritual? Dancers: Line Tørmoen, Pia...

Published in Video Features on September 27, 2013 3:52 PM

SASHA WALTZ & GUESTS 'GEFALTET'

An epic near two hour long show created by German dance maker Sasha Waltz and French composer Mark Andre featuring nine dancers and four live musicians in a work that explores the "phenomenon" of "folding". Dancers: Edivaldo Ernesto, Todd McQuade,...

Published in Video Features on September 25, 2013 3:56 PM

Scottish Dance Theatre 'Second Coming'

At this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival the one and only Scottish Dance Theatre took to the stage once again with a work called 'Second Coming' by Victor Quijada and overcame a few technical calamities into the bargain. Basically, nothing technical...

Published in Video Features on September 5, 2013 12:27 PM

2Faced Dance Company 'Out of His Skin'

When last we saw the all male dance company, helmed by company AD Tamsin Fitzgerald, they were performing a triple bill of works but for the 2013 season it's a single evening work entitled 'Out of His Skin' or bust....

Published in Video Features on August 28, 2013 10:05 PM

Tom Dale Company 'Refugees of the Septic Heart'

Most small scale dance companies will try very hard to keep things simple, what with tight budgets, smaller venues and limited resources. Not so for Tom Dale Company who are about to embark on a stint at the Edinburgh Festival...

Published in Video Features on July 30, 2013 12:39 PM

bgroup 'Just As We Are'

When last we saw bgroup they were performing their own curious mix of dance and theatre with 'The Lessening of Difference' that all ended with a massive snowball fight. This time the company are on stage with a very different,...

Published in Video Features on May 20, 2013 12:45 PM

Company Chameleon 'Pictures We Make'

Following on from the success of last years full length work 'Gameshow' the Manchester based Company Chameleon return to the touring circuit with a double bill of new work. One piece, 'Eden' from Gemma Nixon and Jonathan Goddard and 'Pictures...

Published in Video Features on May 2, 2013 11:40 AM

Northern School of Contemporary Dance

In the wide world of dance we often forget about the place where all the dancers come from to begin with. That is, the dance school. We feel sure there is a quote somewhere proclaiming that great artists are "born"...

Published in Video Features on April 15, 2013 10:04 PM

Tavaziva Dance 'Greed'

It may not feel like it weather wise but Tavaziva Dance have just completed the "spring" tour of their new work 'Greed'. Not to worry though as it will be up and running again later in the year for further...

Published in Video Features on April 4, 2013 12:21 PM

National Dance Company Wales 'Noces'

For the 2013 season National Dance Company of Wales are back on the road with a trio of new works from Eleesha Drennan, Angelin Preljocaj and Christopher Bruce. The triple bill offers up three very different pieces with 'Virtual Descent'...

Published in Video Features on March 22, 2013 5:09 PM

Ballet Lorent 'Rapunzel'

When last we saw Ballet Lorent they were performing 'Underneath the Floorboards' a show aimed at little kids aged from 0 to 5 years old, and kids that are 0 years old are a tough crowd. This time out the...

Published in Video Features on March 13, 2013 11:41 PM

Verve 2013

The post graduate dance company of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance are back for with another mix of dancers and dance makers trying to build some sort of future in the current wreckage of the profession. Hey, we are...

Published in Video Features on March 7, 2013 12:21 PM

Neon Dance 'The Intention'

For the first time on Article19 we bring you the work of Neon Dance company owned and operated by one Adrienne Hart for almost ten years. The company's latest work is called 'The Intention' and at the moment it is...

Published in Video Features on February 6, 2013 10:36 PM

Rosie Kay Dance Co. 'There is Hope'

Religion, now there's a subject folks can have a level headed discussion about over tea and biscuits no matter where you are or who you happen to be talking to. Right? With 'There is Hope" Rosie Kay, dance maker, has...

Published in Video Features on January 17, 2013 11:38 AM

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