Friday, 11 July 2008

Potters Field Park Performance

Date: July 11th
Location: Potters Field Park
Commission: To perform on a Toby Paterson sculpture, event hosts Portavilion
Choreographer: Nasae Evanson
Performers: Nasae Evanson, Tilly Webber, Raquel Gaviria, Fay Harvey and Jaquline Johnstone

This piece at Potters Field Park had a beautiful backdrop of Tower Bridge. Although the rain temporarily affected the start of the piece, it did not stop over 700 people come and watch this fast paced comedy and reflective choreography which reflected the people of London. Highlighting the diversity of Londoners with interactions of the people and with the sculpture. Using the sculpture as a playground, it highlighted the possibilities of enjoying the open spaces London has to offer with performers climbing up and walking across this 2.50 meter sculpture.

Pics from Potters Field Park

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Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Cadogan Hall Performance

Date: July 8th
Location: Cadogan Hall
Commission: To be special guests at Dance Challenge
Choreographer: Adam Towndrow
Piece: One’s Enough
Performers: Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster and Nasae Evanson

This is piece was performed for a youth platform competition. As part of this special guest appearance, to show what the young hopefuls were aspiring to dance like, Annie-Lunntte Deakin-Foster and Fay Harvey were asked to help judge the contest.

Tuesday, 8 July 2008

Hackney Empire Performance

Date: July 7th

Location: Hackney Empire
Commission: To perform and lead a show with Avant Garde
Choreographers: Adam Towndrow and Nasae Evanson

Pieces: Roxanne, for the last time. Breed
Performers: Nasae Evanson, Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster, Jessica Spallis, Alex Drumm, Kim Clarke, Tilly Webber, Raquel Gaviria, Fay Harvey and Jaquiline Johnstone

The first was choreographed by Adam Towndrow. Titled Roxanne, for the last time, it explored the story behind the prostitute Roxanne, and followed her around until her eventual death. Strength and passion carried the story of love and hate which used a powerful and chilling cool blue lighting states with physical and contemporary movement and choreography.

Pics from "Roxanne"

Breed, choreographed by Nasae Evanson and with Avant Garde, this piece was fast flowing and was a mixture of contemporary and street choreography. It highlighted the diversity of the company, which included high risk lifts, jumps and sequences which meant the dancers needed to be on top of their game to execute.

Pics from "Breed"

Photos / Nick Gurney

Sunday, 6 July 2008

Holland Park Performance

Date: July 5th 2008
Location: Holland Park
Commission: To perform in, around a sculpture designed by Dan Graham, event hosts Portavilion
Choreographer: Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster
Performed by: Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster, Kim Clarke and Alex Drumm

It was a hot day on July 5th, and we had managed to get a large crowd of over 500 people to come watch this piece over the two performances, one at 14:00 and one at 16:00. Choreographed by Annie-Lunn
ette Deakin-Foster, the piece captured an abstract story of exploring ones insecurities people have with their bodies, acknowledging the mirrored 3 sides of the sculpture. Performed by Annie herself, Kim Clarke and Alex Drumm, this piece was a physical layered piece of shapes and dynamic solos, duets and trios.

Pics from Holland Park