THE SPACE is a new on-demand digital arts service available free of charge via the internet, smartphones, tablets and connected TV, on Freeview HD and Freesat. It has been developed by the Arts Council in partnership with the BBC.
THE SPACE is helping transform the way people connect with and experience the arts, music and film and is creating opportunities for artists to innovate and experiment digitally.
It launched on 1 May for a trial period running until the end of October, coinciding with and complementing the wealth of arts activity in 2012, including the London 2012 Festival and wider Cultural Olympiad.
Come Dance With Me
Come Dance With Me
is a new bi-weekly 15 minute broadcast brought to you by DanceEast and presented by Tom Roden and Pete Shenton, aka New Art Club
, bringing to life dance in all its glory from May - October in the East of England.
Come Dance with Me
includes fun features, interviews, and performances.
Treading a line between popular nonsense and talking seriously about dance, the weekly broadcast will capture a contrasting range of dance styles from cabaret in the Spiegeltent, to Latitude 2012
and theatre performances by Matthew Bourne
and Danza Contemporanea de Cuba
New Art Club
New Art Club is Tom Roden and Pete Shenton. Tom and Pete started working together in 1995, formed the company in 2001 and have since produced a wealth of characteristically clever and funny dance shows. They have toured nationally and internationally and won many awards.
Heather Eddington, Director of Come Dance With Me
Heather has been involved with DanceEast since 2000, creating numerous dance works. Heather's practice incorporates a wide range of artistic mediums such as dance, film, digital media, poetry, sculpture and live animation. Heather became an Associate Artist of DanceEast in 2008.
Heather's training began at The University of Birmingham, where she gained a BA First Class Honours in Dance and Theatre Arts. She then went on to study dancefilm on The Dance for Screen course directed by David Hinton at London Contemporary Dance School and gained an MA in Moving Image from the University of Middlesex. Heather has recently directed work for Ramdom Acts, and her film was chosen for U.Dance Fresh Takes 2012 programmed by young curators.
Heather Eddington/State of Flux is regularly commissioned to produce work for other organisations, dance companies and individual artists.