A New Home For The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs

The archive and office of The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs has moved to BV Studios in Bristol. Over 30 years worth of items relating to all productions are now safely installed.

The Miraculous Mandarin- Photographs

Jasmina Cibic: Nada Act II (2017), single channel HD video, stereo
production stills: Pete Moss and Jasmina Cibic
NADA Act 2 is co-commissioned by European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, BALTIC Gateshead and supported by Arts Council England, Northern Film School at Leeds Beckett University and Waddington Studios London.

The Miraculous Mandarin

Lea’s mis-construction of Bartok’s Miraculous Mandarin featuring dancers Eleanor Perry, Harry Alexander, Joshua Ben-Tovim, Anders Duckworth, Ruben Brown and music by Steve Blake is being filmed 23-26 March 2017 in Aarhus town hall, Denmark. This will form part of visual artist  and film director Jasmina Cibic’s work Nada 2.

Performance at FAE Lima

The performance of Step By Step by the Elenco National de Folclore closed the FAE Lima Festival on Saturday night.

Choreography by Lea Anderson, assisted by Anna Pons Carrera, costume design by Alonso Nuñez, music by Emiliano Vucetich and produced by Pamela Ravina for British Council Peru.

How To Talk To Girls at Parties

There will be a summer 2017 release for How To Talk To Girls at Parties,- a British-American science fiction romantic-comedy film directed by John Cameron Mitchell  based on the short story of same name by Neil Gaiman. Choreographed by Lea and costume designs by Sandy Powell

New Work in Lima for FAEL Festival Dancelab

Lea will be creating a new large-scale outdoor work for the FAEL Festival in Lima, Peru in February/March 2017. Assisted by long-term Cholmondeley Anna Pons Carrera, Lea will work with 34 dancers from The Elenco Nacional de Folclore to create a site-specific performance in the huaca Mateo Salado in Lima. The huaca is an pre-Incan pyramid and archeological site.

Lea will also be leading a Dance Lab with the company and presenting a conference on Tuesday 7th March.

The performance will take place at 6pm on Saturday 11th March 2017

Costume design by Alonso Núñez

Music by Emilio Vucetich.

Research with Sankalpam

Lea and Steve Blake enjoyed a week of research at Greenwich Dance Agency with bharatanatyam dancers Mira Gokul and Stella Subbiah from Sankalpam. We plan to develop our findings in the new year.

Twitter Q&A with Marisa Zanotti & Lea Anderson

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 by Pan’s People Papers

Residency at the University of Roehampton

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Lea will be conducting research at The University of Roehampton 24th-25th October 2016 with a group of Investigative Dance Researchers. They will be examining the movement styles of Muhammad Ali, Michael Jackson and Janis Joplin. This research will form the basis of new work planned to take place in 2017.

 

New Work for Map Dance

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Lea will be resident at Chichester University in November 2016, creating new work for Map Dance which will be performed in 2017 (dates to be announced). New music composed by Steve Blake.