an innately playful yet thoughtful package of post-modern concepts… fast, fluid, full bodied
Yael Flexer and Nic Sandilands’ work challenges the traditional boundaries between performers, audience and choreographers”
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Commissioned by Woking Dance Festival and Chichester University. The Living Room completed a 25 date UK and International tour from 2010-11 alongside the digital installations Orbital and Gravity Shift, shop-front installations Everything Looks Beautiful in Slow Motion and Bypasser and extensive community, education and professional development activities.
The Living Room toured to: The Point, Eastleigh; Doncaster Civic Theatre; Nuffield Theatre, Lancaster; University of Surrey; Michaelis Theatre University of Roehampton; University of Plymouth, Billingshurst Town Hall; The Bluecoat, Liverpool; Axis Arts Centre, Crewe; The Showroom, University of Chichester; Quarterhouse, Folkestone; Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv, Israel; South Hill Park, Bracknell; Bath Spa University; Hextable Dance, Swanley; The Place, London; Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking Dance Festival; The Brindley, Runcorn.
Music is by Nye Parry, Dougie Evans and cellist Karni Postel, who also plays live, lighting is by Michael Mannion, costumes by Holly Murray, dramaturgy by live artist Gary Stevens.
An international ensemble of dancers includes: Lyndsey McConville, Aneta Szydlak, Aya Kobayashi, Luke Birch and Hannah Martin alongside invited guests.