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.
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.
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.
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.