Contemporaries is three specially commissioned pieces from a new generation of dance-makers. They explore themes including work, migration, identity, society and art Featuring pieces by Alexander Whitley (Frames), Malgorzata Dzierzon (no name for piece yet) and Patricial Okenwa (Hydrargyrum): emerging choreographers with unique perspectives on today's world.
To mark Rambert's 90th anniversary a programme of specially commissioned work from a new generation of dance-makers, explores themes of capitalism, migration, identity, society, and art.
In Whitley's Frames, 12 performers skilfully manipulate 70 interlocking metal bars, forming shapes, structures and spaces to cast their dancing in a new light. Dzierzon's new piece navigates the subject of migration through moving screens and projections, while Hydrargyrum deconstructs ideas related to connection and disconnection, through Okenwa's distinctive, grounded and powerful style.
Music: live orchestra.
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(5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.