National Dance Company Wales’s presents a vibrant and exciting triple bill of dance this Autumn.
Artistic Director, Caroline Finn offers darkly comic expressions of life and people, using her quirky and highly engaging choreographic style. Exploring themes of social dynamics, surreal scenes and characters come alive to an eclectic and enchanting landscape.
“Weird & wonderful like all the best myths & fables Matthew Bourne”
Alexander Ekman’s witty and high octane exploration of the simple notion of rhythm. The dancers’ breath and bodies create a powerful drumming soundtrack, combined with pounding electronic accompaniment, as well as the familiar and evocative jazz sounds of Fly Me to the Moon. This fierce physicality combines with joyful, carefree dance that really shows off the personality and virtuosity of the dancers.
They Seek to Find the Happiness They Seem
Lee Johnston explores the separation and disconnection that can occur within a relationship. The piece uses reconfigured snippets of imagery from popular culture that connect with us all on a subconscious level.
Thursday 22 September 2016 & Friday 23 September 2016
DanceXchange, The Patrick Studio, Birmingham Hippodrome