Tue 25 Jun to Thu 27 Jun

EDGE Dance Company 2019

£15 / £10 concs

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EDGE Dance Company is proud to present a triple bill of new works for their 2019 tour commencing in March, featuring work from award-winning choreographers Hagit Yakira, Fabio Liberti and Jorge Crecis. The company is made up of an ensemble of dancers spanning across the globe including, Canada, Spain, France, USA and the UK. Join the 13 powerful company dancers as they embark on a deeply personal and collaborative journey in celebration of life, death and the challenges in between. The young movers, on the cusp of their professional careers, bring humour, enjoyment and warmth to the stage as they perform these three vastly diverse pieces. Immerse yourself in the breath-taking world of EDGE Dance Company. 

‘Singing’, one of the three episodes from Jorge Crecis’s work 9 Minutes, will be presented in the The Place theatre bar 10 minutes before you are welcomed into the theatre space. The music and voice composition are by two of our EDGE dancers, Jocelyn Mah and John Sawney. Please make sure you arrive early enough to share, listen and enjoy the space with the company.


9 Minutes, Jorge Crecis 

Modern life is geared to put us into autopilot. How often does it feel that our lives are slipping past without us even being aware of the time? 9 Minutes uses movement, words, and music to highlight that, for all we know, we might be dead by tomorrow; we only live once, and it is happening now! 9 Minutes is a multidisciplinary piece including three episodes of dance, three of circus arts and three of spoken theatre: nine intersecting stories depicting the last nine-minutes of nine different characters’ lives in a mind-bending exploration of the power of being alive. Jorge Crecis will build the complete piece as a unique creative experiment throughout the academic year 2018-2019 by working with: EDGE, RADA and NCCA.

Sea of Details, Hagit Yakira 

In my search of ways to make movement visible - to reveal and highlight some hidden details - I have found that repetition opens up a universe of endless possibilities, subtle variations and developments. This piece is about the discoveries my dancers and I made this piece while exploring this idea in the studio. Though the piece negotiates the aesthetic of repetition it also displays the humanistic aspects of it. Life is repetition, but there is beauty in the details - waiting for you to discover.

Me, My Selfie and I, Fabio Liberti

When taking your Selfie

- Flattering light is essential.

- The face is important, know your best angle.

- Pout a little. Pouting deepens the lines of your cheekbone and makes your lips look fuller.

- The focus should be intense but not too provocative.

- Take extra care when choosing your outfit.

- If you take a Selfie from above, it will appear as someone else has taken it for you. Then you will look like a person who is not too vain. This is important.

- Once the Selfie has been taken choose wisely which filter to apply. A filter that removes the flaws.

Our favourite filter is Sierra. Our favourite filter is Sierra. Our favourite filter is Sierra.

EDGE is the postgraduate dance company of London Contemporary Dance School, under the artistic direction of Jeanne Yasko.

Times: 7.30pm
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Summer Season 2019

CAPTURE: EDGE Dance Company

CAPTURE - This is an opportunity to peek behind the scenes of a company class.