PLATFORM QUARANTINE is a new weekly timetable (updated at 5pm each Sunday) of online videos, performances, classes, live streams, audio content and talks delivered by practitioners and collaborators from across Herefordshire.
Artists 4 Artists is an artist led network upskilling & supporting hip hop theatre artists in the UK. They’ve been hosting weekly workshops and discussions – keep an eye on their Instagram for what’s coming up next!
Cheshire Dance have created a selection of pre-recorded activities that have been designed specifically for those with learning disabilities and their carers to follow in their homes or care settings.
Two weekly contemporary classes will be led by Hayley Lemon and assisted by Beth Fisher every Wednesday evening, one for dancers ages 12 – 18 years, and one for dancers ages 18+
Stay In and Boogie is a fun, accessible and inclusive dance workshop from the wonderful Lisa Simpson (of Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance Ltd.) and Helen Gould (La Petite Mort Theatre), commissioned especially for The Dukes.
Follow Lisa, Helen and their team of dancers as they show you a creative movement game that’s free for you to interpret to suit your needs and space!
A major new initiative from Ipswich Arts Association, Arts in Celebration is an online programme of arts and performance from across the region produced during this time of lockdown and social distancing and showcasing the talent within our communities.
James Cousins Company have been sharing their dance films via their Facebook, including the acclaimed Within Her Eyes. Stay tuned for more work…
In a time when the experience of separation and detachment has such a profound effect and a touch has become a dangerous gesture, we are longing for simple human connections. This short film explores a ‘body map’ that links individual lives and individual bodies into a joint journey, a community connecting together through movement.
A four part series responding to Hip Hop theatre work Born to Manifest by Artistic Director Joseph Toonga, a work that Illuminates the systematic racial cycles and their impact on Black British men.
With two response collaborations from Theo Oloyade/Godson & Elliott Banks & Jade Hackett & Nuna Sandy.
DANCE: CONNECTS is a community engagement project that has a series of videos going live over the coming weeks, as well as watch parties.
Take an exhilarating leap into the unknown. Rambert’s full company of dancers are currently in the studio creating their first real-time, live-stream performance with leading choreographer and film-maker, Wim Vandekeybus.
DROWNTOWN follows the lives of six strangers as they struggle with isolation, loneliness, shame and failed support systems in an abandoned seaside town.
Radical choreographer Rhiannon Faith was due to tour DROWNTOWN in early spring/summer 2020 with a Barbican run for June and July to follow. Following the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, Faith has created DROWNTOWN LOCKDOWN, a digital prologue film where the audience meets the cast in their homes before moving to the beach-setting of the film.
After you’ve watched DROWNTOWN, join company member Nikki Watson for a short series of dance and creative writing online workshops exploring some of the themes of the piece. You’ll get a taster of our creation processes, using autobiographical experiences and transforming them into your own dance theatre Solo Story.
Common Dance was created for and performed in the Upper Hall in the Borough Hall- the former home of Greenwich Dance, as part of Dance Umbrella, London, 2009. Conceived and directed by choreographer Rosemary Lee, it involves an intergenerational cast of 50 performers and a choir of 50 children and young people- Finchley Music Group- performing the specially commissioned music of Terry Mann.
Soundabout works with music to empower people with learning disabilities.Every day they are going live on Facebook (the video remains on their page so you don’t have to join live, but it is quite fun to do so) delivering music and sensory sessions to people with PMLD all across the country.
Every week, from Monday – Saturday, Magpie Dance will release three daily sessions in a variety of styles.
Many of our friends have created exciting online experiences and we wanted to share these with you – take a look!