Lea will be running a workshop in Copenhagen on December 14th and 15th 2017. The workshops focus on appropriate movement vocabulary in relation to garments when wearing costume in performance.
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Excerpts of Ladies & Gentlemen were presented at the Festival of Thrift in Redcar this weekend. The show in its entirety will open this week at Chapter Arts in Cardiff, – September 28, 29, 30. The work will then be touring through October.
Mumford Theatre, Cambridge 9 October 2017
Jersey Opera House 11 October 2017
Winchester Theatre Royal 18 October 2017
Bath Spa University 19 October 2017
De Montford University, Leicester 21 October 2017
Exeter Phoenix 23 October 2017
Greenwich Dance, London 27 October 2017
Anjali Dance Company will be touring Bloodsucker this autumn as part of their Genius programme.
Bloodsucker is choreographed by Lea with sound by Steve Blake and design by Simon Vincenzi.
Thursday 5th October 2017 -Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne –
Monday 9th October 2017 -The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Tuesday 10 October 2017 -Forest Arts Centre, Walsall
Monday 16th October 2017 -Malvern Theatres, Malvern
Wednesday 25th October 2017 -The House, Plymouth University, Plymouth
Wednesday 1 November – Artrix, Bromsgrove
Saturday 4th November 2017 -borough Arts Centre, Leicester
Tuesday 7th November 2017 – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Lancaster
Thursday 9th November 2017 – Lancaster Arts, Lancaster
Sunday 12th November 2017 -Sagarra Theater (FITI Festival), Barcelona
Saturday 25th November 2017 -IV Festival Oxímoron 2017, Querétaro City, Mexico
Sunday 3rd December 2017 –TBC, Puebla City, Mexico
Contains nudity and swearing!
Previews: 5,6 August
Performances: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26 August
Duration: 60 mins
Venue: Northern Stage @Summerhall (Venue 26) Edinburgh, EH9 .
Age Suitability: 14+
You’ve Changed: A Trans Creative and Contact Co-Production
So, let’s, face the music and dance…
It’s fourteen years since Kate transitioned and a lot has changed. However, where gender is concerned, are we still stuck in the dark ages? When there’s no rule book, sometimes you just have to write your own.
Through song, dance, hard-won wit and wisdom, You’ve Changed shines a light on the ins, outs, ups and downs of transitioning. Challenging the idea that genitals equal gender, Kate literally bares all, exploring what’s down there and what’s up here.
Kate’s changed: that’s clear, but what she really wants to know is, have you?
Performers: Kate O’Donnell, Sean Murray
Director: Mark Whitelaw
Choreographer: Lea Anderson
Musical Director: Steve Blake
Designer: Katherine Heath
Volume 2 Number 1 of Studies in Costume and Performance is now published, edited by Donatella Barbieri with articles by Mary Kate Connolly on Lea Anderson’s use of costume, by Lara Maleen Kipp on Howard Barker, the sublime and iconic dresses, by Patricia Lennox on Arthur Rackham and design practice, and by Emily Collett and Roger Alsop on national identity, ballet and costume. The events reviews edited by Nadia Malik include Fiona Watt on Pamela Howard’s exhibition at AUB, Michael Spencer on The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined by Judith Clark and Adam Phillips, Myrsini Pichou on Costume on Stage and Screen held in Athens and Katie Barford on Costume and Fashion in Context and Practice at Huddersfield University. Book reviews edited by Suzanne Osmond are for The Superhero Costume: Identity and Disguise in Fact and Fiction read by Chris Comerford; also for Mute Movements: A Collective Performance Art journey through Beirut, which is reflected upon by Ester Mangas Fernandez; and for Unbuttoned: The Art and Artists of Theatrical Costume Design reviewed by Suzanne Osmond.
For more details see Intellect website: