'SILK ROAD' A sensory delight of Flamenco, Kathak and Contemporary Dance. Performed with an evocative live score, SILK ROAD is a fascinating exploration of the rituals along nomadic routes, conjuring images of the pilgrims, monks, traders and urban dwellers who made their way from China to the Iberian Peninsula. Find out more about SILK ROAD and meet the dancers at a Post Show Talk.
'Puzzle Creature' Inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins, PUZZLE CREATURE combines dance, immersive set design and a surround sound score and questions attitudes to aging and the body. The audience will occupy the same space as the performers and the three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from Ana Rajcevic creating curious imprints of choreographed action. PUZZLE CREATURE includes both British and Japanese Sign Language. https://vimeo.com/286492079
'For You I Long The Longest' A double-bill of autobiographic stories told through raw and exhilarating dance theatre. With intimate storytelling and intricate choreography, the evening blurs the lines between fantasy and reality in an honest and often comical, search for a happily ever after. Tonight will also feature a specially commissioned piece by Luke Brown, performed by students on the CAT at Swindon Dance. watch a short clip here https://www.lukebrowndance.com/works/i-long-longest/
'Meeting' and Vestige' A double bill of dance-theatre where movement and text are seamlessly combined to create a truly distinctive approach to storytelling. The touching duet, MEETING, sees a couple navigate the retelling a shared memory. VESTIGE, a collaboration with writer Ankur Bahl, is based on the life of a fictional celebrity named Livia. Fan-girl archivist Suki, needy portrait artist Cath and jealous biographer and ex-husband Killian all share their differing accounts of Livia as she weaves her way through…
A jam packed night with tap dancing and much more to welcome the festive season! Be entertained by Blues and Shoes, a piece which combines a love for the blues with song, keys and tap dance, Spatterdash a trio of tap dancers and a electro-swing soundtrack, filled to the brim with colour and energy and be the first to see the premiere of Sole Rebel Tap's newest tap and physical theatre duet, directed by Sean Kempton. Tonight will also feature…
Our amazing students and teachers showcase their talents in our annual show! Join us for a packed evening of performances with music from all your favourite musicals!