1.30pm and 6.30pm

The Queen’s Gardens, Fell Road, Croydon CR0 1YJ

11 Dance Performances

2.30-6.00pm

Braithwaite Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

FREE ADMISSION. Book your tickets at Eventbrite.

6 Dance Films

4.15-6.00pm

David Lean Cinema, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

FREE ADMISSION

The dance festival starts and ends with Origami at the Queen’s Gardens on Fell Road. Origami is part of the Dance Umbrella London. The festival continues inside Braithwaite Hall with a rage of exciting contemporary dance performances and dance films by Croydon based and national dance companies and artists. Made in Croydon is also participating in the festival. It’ll will showcase work by selected local visual artists and craftspeople.

Vinicius Salles – GLITCh

Are we in contact with everything surrounding us? Living in a world where we are immersed in fast technological apparatus, we are supposed to be in easy, instant contact.

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Corali – Dreams of Flying

Dreams of Flying was inspired by Paul’s interest in gymnastics. The research included looking at the artwork of Aaron Siskind’s ‘The Pleasures and Terrors of Levitation’, alongside exploring Paul’s own creative writing. 

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Films- 4.15pm David Lean Cinema, Croydon

Escape the Nowhere

A team of skilled dance and film professionals mentored Paul and the cast working to support and animate the dancers ideas, guiding them to build the structure, content and storyline.

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Find Your Way

The dancers draw their imagined worlds and landscapes. These drawings inspired movement which was placed in locations around Bethlem Gallery Grounds.

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Back to Blackheath

The dancers explore the history, stories, atmosphere and architecture of London’s oldest cultural venue, Blackheath Halls, in this inclusive dance film.

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Tick & Cross

The film, through a simple act of affection, offers an inquiry of social judgements, acceptance of differences, and superficial assumptions of the “other”.

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