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Elvis Legs (Quarantine Mix)

The Cha-Cha-Lies & Feverwhores present Tadaas!!!

https://vimeo.com/showcase/tadaas

Lost Duets from Yippeee!!! 2006, Performed from Hidden Locations for your Entertainment by students from Trinity Laban as part of the Historical project. 

In this work the dancers were taken through the same process to create duets as the original dancers in Yippeee!!! 2006. The huge difference of course was that the dancers were in lockdown. We used this opportunity to examine the nature of a duet and to ask the question- How can a duet be created when the partners are not in the same location? This is result of that investigation. 

Credits: 

Choreographer & director: Lea Anderson 

Rehearsal Director: Valentina Formenti 

Original music by Steve Blake, played by Yum Yum Band 

Original design & quarantine proposition: Simon Vincenzi 

Film tutorials by Frances Scott & Phil Coy 

Dancer Duets: 

Charlotte & Andrea

 Anna & Harriet

 Emma & Julia

 Emily & Amelia

 Eleni & Chloe

 Frankie & Megan

 Maitland & Niamh

 Stephanie & Brittany

 Ciara & herself

 Charlie & Inka 

Rebecca & Bethany 

Elvis Legs (Quarantine Mix)

Premiere of our new lock-down film project, funded by our wonderful supporters & hosted by Pavilion Dance South West

Thursday July 9th 2020

Maho Ihara in Elvis Legs (Quarantine Mix)

https://www.pdsw.org.uk/digital-content/elvis-legs-quarantine-mix-premiere/

Harry Alexander

How To Do Stuff

How To Do Stuff

New work created by Lea with 3rd year students at Northern School of Contemporary Dance is now available to view on the school website.

This project started immediately after lockdown and all the work has been created by students in their homes.

The students each created their own “How To” video, copying and improving internet content.

Images above by Niamh Milligan, Louis Thato Partridge, Reynaldo Santos, Colette Kite, Amber Howells and Nicole Nevitt

Elvis Legs (Quarantine Mix)

I have launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a new filmed version of Elvis Legs, first created for The Featherstonehaughs Go Las Vegas in 1995. This project will incorporate 3 casts of Elvis legs (9 dancers) who will perform and film the dance at home, creating a 9 panel Quarantine Mix. This project will pay unemployed dancers languishing at home to dance and will be free to watch for a lockdown audience. !8 days to go to raise the full sum. . . .

Laberinto Gallery

Laberinto

Peruvian contemporary dance company’s first commissioned work tours to the UK in January 2020

Laberinto, Lea’s work for Danza PUCP in Lima Peru with music by Steve Blake, costume design by Alonso Nuñez and staging and lighting design by Mariano Marquez will be touring the UK for the first time with performances at:

Bristol Old Vic Studio- 16, 17, 18 January 2020

Swansea, Express Yourself Festival, Elysium Gallery- 21 January 2020

Newport Riverfront Theatre- 23 January 2020

Creative Fellowship at The Bill Douglas Museum

Lea has been awarded an Arts and Culture Creative Fellow at the Bill Douglas Museum Cinema Museum at Exeter University and will be conducting research into peepshows, lantern slides, stereoscopes, panoramas and other optical objects, looking at ways this collection might inspire live work.

Fat Blokes

Nominated for UK Theatre Awards 2019

Achievement in Dance 

Scottee: for Fat Blokes an uplifting collaboration with choreographer Lea Anderson and cast

Duckie Loves Fanny

September 6th 2019: Walthamstow Assembly Hall

Harry Alexander, Gary Clarke, Valentina Formenti, Daniel Hay-Gordon, Maho Ihara, Frauke Requardt, Temi Ajose-Cutting, Makiko Aoyama, Katy Baird, Charles Chan, Iro Costello, Tamar Draper, Sue Frumin, Carl Harrison, Keith Heywood, Keran James, Robyn Johnson, Nando Messias, Sean Murray, David Ogle, Claudia Palazzo, Eleanor Perry, Charlie Wood, Photos by Holly Revell