All posts tagged Steve Blake

New London Date for Ladies & Gentlemen Tour

There is a new date announced for the Ladies & Gentlemen autumn tour 2017.

27th October 2017: Greenwich Dance, Borough Hall, Royal Hill, London SE10 8RE

Autumn Tour Announced For Ladies & Gentlemen

UK tour dates announced for Ladies & Gentlemen, directed and choreographed by Lea Anderson and directed and composed by Steve Blake, costume design by Tim Spooner, lighting design by Simon Corder and starring Makiko Aoyama, Gareth Clark, Belinda Neave, Marega Palser, Caroline Sabin and Bert Van Gorp.

Besieged by an ever shifting and bewildering miscellany of inscrutable and enigmatic props, the last sorry remnants of a legendary music hall family doggedly endeavour to reconstruct fragments of misremembered routines and hazily recollected punch-lines, in a hopeless attempt to revive their all but forgotten Music Hall act.

Dates:

Festival of Thrift, Yorkshire 23-24 September 2017

Chapter Arts 28-30 September 2017

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

  • Arts Council Wales

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.

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.

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.

 

Film about Getting Dressed at The Royal Festival Hall

Pans People Papers Website Launch

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