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Film directed by Marisa Zanotti about Edits by Lea Anderson’s and The Featherstonehaughs
6pm – 7pm Curious? Queer Film Screening of “Edits” plus artist talk with film maker Marisa Zanotti @ BALTIC (Cinema) – £3 or free with any Curious? event ticket
“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.
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.
Excerpts of The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs production Smithereens is to be filmed by director Bernadette O’Brien for the BBC as part of a programme examining the history of Contemporary Dance (entitled Strictly Modern Dance). Filming will take place in May 2015. The dancers will be 2nd and 3rd year students from Trinity Laban, London. Reconstruction of the work is led by Lea and Gabrielle McNaughton (original cast). Steve Blake (composer and original cast performer) will appear in this new reconstruction.
The Cholmondeleys, The Featherstonehaughs and The Victims of Death in Smithereens was premiered in 1999