Archive for December, 2015

Dance Rebels


Dance Rebels: A story of Modern Dance

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“A documentary which tells the story of the mavericks like Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Pina Bausch, whose radical ideas created modern dance in the 20th century”

This is a  BBC documentary featuring work by Lea Anderson, originally created for her companies The Cholmondeleys, The Featherstonehaughs and The Victims of Death, will be broadcast on Sunday 13th December at 9pm. Afterwards it will be available on BBC player at:


Excerpts from Smithereens are performed by students of Trinity Laban, London.

Vampire Film Project



Lea Anderson, Steve Blake and Simon Vincenzi have just completed 9 days R&D with Anjali dance company for a new work that reconstructs key scenes from 5 vampire films. The films include Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horror (1922 director F. W. Murnau), Nosferatu The Vampyre (1979 director Werner Herzog), and Dracula (1958 director Terence Fisher).

The company are expecting to create and tour the work in 2016.