19 October, Fairfield Halls, Performance Brit is Zoo Humans Brit is Zoo Humans is a Performance-Parkour work. Inspired by the shocking statistic that three-quarters of young people in the UK spend less time outdoors than prisoners, Zoo Humans sees The UPG Team bring...
Choreographer Anusha Subramanyam and dance artists Lucy Blazheva and Mary Davies worked with the groups to bring their memories to life through dance and movement.
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.
A short documentary illuminating the creative process behind Escape the Nowhere.
The dancers draw their imagined worlds and landscapes. These drawings inspired movement which was placed in locations around Bethlem Gallery Grounds.
The dancers explore the history, stories, atmosphere and architecture of London’s oldest cultural venue, Blackheath Halls, in this inclusive dance film.
The film, through a simple act of affection, offers an inquiry of social judgements, acceptance of differences, and superficial assumptions of the “other”.
‘Origami’ sees the unlikely pairing of a monumental shipping container and a gravity-defying dancer.
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.
Shane shares his life experience of growing up in East London, speaking two languages and living within many more cultures.
4 performers try and re-stage Swan Lake. Reality and fiction become confused, emotions run high. Swan Lake comes to life in the most unique of settings.
Perpetual – an exploration between contemporary dance and martial arts, drawing from Tom’s own experiences and embodied responses.
‘This Junction’ is about fighting for space and finding my place amongst the native inhabitants of this urban chaos.
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.
‘As Small as a World and as Large as Alone’ is a glance into the world of a woman living with anxiety and agoraphobia, as she plans a holiday.
We don’t always like to dance with others. Sometimes we like to explore our own movements while inviting others in to observe our journey.
Seven months pregnant, Tara-Brigitte will be performing a short solo choreographed by herself exploring her journey into Motherhood.
Part choreography, part game, the rules of the game are gradually revealed as the piece progresses.
Four students from BRIT school will perform two duets.