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Adain Avion – Marc Rees

Adain Avion – Marc Rees

With Kitsch & Sync Collective welcoming and celebrating the planes arrival in Wales at Swansea, Ebbw Vale and storming Llandudno seafront in 2012. With costumes designed by RWCMD undergraduate, using bespoke fabric woven especially for Adain Avion at Melintrgwynt Woolen Mill. Here’s a link to […]

Kathrine’s Party

Kathrine’s Party

KATHRINE’S PARTY An Inclusive Summer Dance Project funded by Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust, made exclusively with tablet/phone devices, which we created with the dancers over the 6 week summer holidays in 2017. A project filmed in collaboration with Alex Marshall-Parsons.  

Light Ladd and Emberton

Light Ladd and Emberton

Croesi Traeth

Dance Theatre show filmed on Harlech Beach

See Culture Colony film from Harlech Beach here

Gary and Pel Live Action Cartoon

Gary and Pel Live Action Cartoon

Re-staging for Family Dance Festival (Bombastic/Coreo Cymru production) 2018 Tour of ‘Car Crash Wedding’ For more info and booking click here

Mysterious Maud’s Chambers of Fantastical Truth

Mysterious Maud’s Chambers of Fantastical Truth

‘Mysterious Maud’s Chambers of Fantastical Truth was staged across the fourteen spaces, three floors and tower of the magnificent faux Gothic mansion, Insole Court.’ Have a look at Caroline Sabin’s website for more info and future booking

TROTI

TROTI

Gravida Project, Chapter, 2018

Photos Noel Le Conte

Light, Ladd & Emberton

Light, Ladd & Emberton

Croesi Traeth: Harlech 2018

PAPER STATE

PAPER STATE

Watch Paper State short Film, developed with the support of Dance4Camera3, an initiative run by Welsh Independent Dance at Newport International Film School. The soundtrack features on the B side of a new release ‘Into the Dark’ by composer Sion Orgon. The movement explored the […]

INTRODUCING LARA AND LAURA

INTRODUCING LARA AND LAURA

Interdisciplinary collaboration with Laura Moy at Chapter, Cardiff.

Summer 2016.

Dream Audience at Chapter, Cardiff, exploring ways of collaborating, in order to generate a playful, supportive, questioning and nurturing environment for growth.

JO FONG

JO FONG

BELONGING Lara is currently working as performer and deviser on Jo Fong’s series of participatory performances: Belonging. Most recently at Hull Dance’s Transgressions Festival (City of Culture 2017) and through Open Studio sessions for Cardiff Dance Festival 2017.  

Creative Practitioner ACW

Creative Practitioner ACW

In 2016 I began work as a Creative Practitioner, using movement to develop communication with learners at a Special School in Cardiff, as part of the Arts Council of Wales Lead Creative School Scheme. For the whole school final sharing event, I filmed, produced and […]

Rachael O’Neill

Rachael O’Neill

Any Part of You Will Do

(Still from trailer, shot by Catherine Gomez)

Rachael O ‘Neill’s, Any Part of You Will Do. R & D, plus scratch night at Yorkshire Dance.

January/March 2016.

www.rachaeloneill.com

Blog excerpt:

“We’ve just finished a two-week residency at a rural dance space in Sussex and now we’re heading up north for a week. Rachael is leading daily class for Pro Dance Leeds at Yorkshire Dance and myself, Jess Haener and Tal Weinstein will be continuing to develop the piece under Rachael’s astute direction.

Our training is a fascinating mix of training, switching between fighting monkey games and yoga, and there’s ballet classes and more yoga run by resident ballerina and super mum, Pippa Duke.

This afternoon we warmed up by letting my toddler lead our movement around the room, flying low style. At night I’m cracking ice puddles with him along the lane, listening to the Owls hooting under the super bright moon and the incredible show of stars.”

 

Catriona James

Catriona James

Photo Jorge Lizalde Failure research and development Arts Council funded project. When Catriona first invited me to work with her on this, she said ‘I’ve been thinking about this project exploring failure and I thought of you!’. I couldn’t help but see this as a […]

STORIES FROM A CROWDED ROOM

STORIES FROM A CROWDED ROOM

Best Dance Production 2015, Wales Theatre Awards, Stories From A Crowded Room. With 8 dancers and 2 musicians, the performers take to the stage alongside the audience, in 70 minutes of ‘highly physical dance, with live music, text and encircling film.’ Photos Chris Nash

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A National Theatre Wales / Theatr Genedlaethol production to mark the 150th Anniversary of the welsh settlement in Patagonia. Directed by Marc Rees and co-choreographed with Angharad Harrop.

LAURA’S’MALS

LAURA’S’MALS

Screened at the 2015 Wales Dance Platform,at Chapter Arts Centre, 27th June. Laura’s’mals, starring Laura Moy and her tiny (ani)mals, with music from Siôn Orgon. ‘The ‘mals had been in storage for some time, and were coaxed out of their matchboxes for this film. Why? Because […]

JO FONG

JO FONG

WAYS OF BEING TOGETHER An initial year long process of work with Jo throughout 2017, which culminated in performances at Hull and Chapter, Cardiff, and duets with her son. The collaboration continues through work with a London cast for CAN Festival 2020.   AN INVITATION […]

SHANI RHYS JAMES RESPONSE

SHANI RHYS JAMES RESPONSE

Response Time at Ceredigion Museum, 15th February 2016.

‘I could rock myself to sleep’, performance response to Shani Rhys James’ automaton installation, Cassandra’s Rant.

The automatons and paintings were bold, vivid and intoxicating. After spending 48 hours with them, the themes of motherhood, childhood, a working mother resonated closely.

 

Photo Keith Morris

BLOOD ON THE SNOW

BLOOD ON THE SNOW

‘December 19th – 23rd at Four Elms, Cardiff:- Following on from last years A Curious Zoo, Caroline Sabin returns with another Christmas delight. With Benjamin Britten’s Carnival of Carols at its heart and a cast of multi-skilled performers, this promenade performance at the Four Elms, […]

RETROSPEKTYWY FESTIVAL, Łódź

RETROSPEKTYWY FESTIVAL, Łódź

In August 2014, Lara travelled with Earthfall to teach master classes and perform lecture demonstrations of extracts from Chelsea Hotel at the Retrospektywy Festival at Art Inkubator in ?ód?, Poland. Here is an image from one of the rehearsals, to learn Rosalind and Alex’s ‘violent […]