Danza Contemporanea de Cuba presented the premiere of Los Amores de Marte y Venus (The Loves of Mars and Venus) at the Gran Teatro, Havana on Friday 28th September. The work follows choreographer John Weavers’ description of his original work from 1717 and has original music by Steve Blake, design by Simon Vicenzi and lighting by Simon Corder.
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Lea has been commissioned by the British Council to create a new work for Danza Contemporanea de Cuba in Havana. The new piece is based on a work by English choreographer John Weaver (1673-1760) entitled The Loves of Mars & Venus, which was premiered in London in 1717. Lea is working with 25 dancers with new music by Steve Blake, costume and staging design by Simon Vincenzi and lighting design by Simon Corder. The work will receive its premiere in Havana at the Alicia Alonso Theatre in Havana on the 28th September 2018.
Image by Simon Vincenzi
Lea Anderson’s Trying It On will be performed as part of The Bristol Museum and Art Gallery’s Museum At Night on May 16th 2018. It will be a performed exhibition of a selection of costumes from The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs’ archives, which are housed in BV Studios Bristol, performed by 6 dancers with a sound track by Steve Blake. The costumes will include designs by Sandy Powell, Emma Fryer and Simon Vincenzi.
Excerpts of Ladies & Gentlemen were presented at the Festival of Thrift in Redcar this weekend. The show in its entirety will open this week at Chapter Arts in Cardiff, – September 28, 29, 30. The work will then be touring through October.
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
Anjali Dance Company will be touring Bloodsucker this autumn as part of their Genius programme.
Bloodsucker is choreographed by Lea with sound by Steve Blake and design by Simon Vincenzi.
Thursday 5th October 2017 -Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne –
Monday 9th October 2017 -The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Tuesday 10 October 2017 -Forest Arts Centre, Walsall
Monday 16th October 2017 -Malvern Theatres, Malvern
Wednesday 25th October 2017 -The House, Plymouth University, Plymouth
Wednesday 1 November – Artrix, Bromsgrove
Saturday 4th November 2017 -borough Arts Centre, Leicester
Tuesday 7th November 2017 – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Lancaster
Thursday 9th November 2017 – Lancaster Arts, Lancaster
Sunday 12th November 2017 -Sagarra Theater (FITI Festival), Barcelona
Saturday 25th November 2017 -IV Festival Oxímoron 2017, Querétaro City, Mexico
Sunday 3rd December 2017 –TBC, Puebla City, Mexico