Video Features

Mathieu Geffre 'ACT' in Rehearsal

Perhaps the greatest challenge facing dance makers, leaving aside funding and touring, is getting into the studio for the very first time as you start to build to ideas for your new piece. That challenge is amplified when you are...

Published on June 13, 2017 10:47 AM

Second Hand Dance 'Getting Dressed'

Dance maker Rosie Heafford and her company Second Hand Dance take to the stage with a work aimed at the younger generation and the ongoing battle, for many, of choosing not only what clothes to wear but how to put...

Published on May 9, 2017 1:10 PM

Ballet Lorent 'Rumpelstiltskin'

The process of creating a new dance work from scratch is, to say the least, a bit of an endeavour. You start with nothing and then, usually over a period of months, you develop the simple kernel of an idea...

Published on April 27, 2017 12:31 PM

2Faced Dance Company 'RUN'

The latest works from 2Faced Dance Company feature a triple bill from three female dance makers. 'From Above' by the company AD Tamsin Fitzgerald, 'Fallen Angel' by Lenka Vagnerová and 'The Other' by Rebecca Evans combined into a tour called...

Published on April 4, 2017 12:14 PM

Hagit Yakira Dance 'Free Falling'

Let's visit some brand new work from Israeli dance maker Hagit Yakira with her quartet of dancers and their two pieces 'Air Hunger' and 'Free Falling' based on the choreographer's experiences working in dance therapy. For many years now I...

Published on February 15, 2017 7:56 PM

Company Chameleon 'Witness'

Manchester based Company Chameleon are back on tour with a new work by company AD Kevin Turner 'Witness', a piece that explores Mr Turner's own struggles with bi-polar disorder and how it affected not only him but all of those...

Published on February 2, 2017 1:07 PM

Alleyne Dance 'Interview Feature'

Kristina and Sadé Alleyne are two relatively unique professional dancers. Graduates of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance they have been working as professionals for many years with a wide range of dance companies, most recently Akram Khan Company. Now...

Published on January 19, 2017 12:54 PM

Aura Dance Theatre 'Godos'

It's not often that you get to feature contemporary dance from Lithuania but here we are with one such company in the shape of Aura Dance Theatre, a company that has been creating works since 1980, that's 36 years folks....

Published on September 23, 2016 12:20 PM

ProDance Leeds

For many years the provision of professional dance classes on a regular basis has vexed even the most well established dance organisations. Step forward five recent dance graduates Sarah Maria Cook, Kate Cox, Sofia Edstrand, Rachel Fullegar and Rebecca Holmberg,...

Published on August 11, 2016 11:45 AM

MUDA Africa

Earlier this year Article19 was commissioned by Norwegian dance company Panta Rei Danseteater to make a short film about a project they had been involved since 2011 in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania. Funded by the European Union and the...

Published on July 21, 2016 12:30 PM

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