PREVIEW: THE SOLO COLLECTIVE - DIGITAL PREMIERE
Posted on August 17th 2020 by Whats on Northeast
Dance City are inviting you to join them for the premiere of an exciting new digital work on Thursday 27 August. ‘The Solo Collective’, created by their post graduate company The Collective, will be accompanied by an introduction by David Lloyd and a post-show discussion with performers and contributing choreographers led by Dance City’s new Artistic Director and CEO Anand Bhatt. Tickets are free!
The Solo Collective is a new digital dance performance, fusing a collection of socially distanced solos by Dance City’s post-graduate company The Collective, exploring themes of identity, society and media within the unprecedented circumstances we now live.
The company have worked closely with Programme Leader David Lloyd and renowned choreographer Neville Campbell, as well as Physical Theatre companies Gecko and Lost Dog over an intensive four week period.
The Solo Collective presents an array of movement styles from physical theatre to 70’s disco, waacking and tutting, all seamlessly combined at the direction of Lloyd and film maker David Allinson.
We invite you to join us for the digital premiere of this exciting new work on Thursday 27 August, accompanied by an introduction by David Lloyd and a post-show discussion with performers and contributing choreographers led by Dance City’s new Artistic Director and CEO Anand Bhatt.
This is a digital event, it will not be taking place inside the Dance City building. After booking onto the event you will be sent a confirmation email followed by a private link on the day of the event which will become live at the time of the premiere (7:30pm, Thursday 27 August).
Dance City is the North East’s leading dance organisation and is at the heart of our region’s dance community. Over the past thirty years we have played an essential role in the community, supporting artists to forge a career in the region and delivering inspiring engagement projects for people of all walks of life.
Throughout the pandemic we – like many of you – have faced unprecedented challenges, and will continue to do so as we plan our recovery over the coming months.
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