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A poetic and moving representation of the everyday. In a time of instability, we collapse and re-adjust as right now we settle for less because we can’t afford more.
"Thought provoking work, beautiful moments of dance and connection." The Point, Eastleigh
Elisha Hamilton Dance (EHD) is an emerging Contemporary Dance Company. Choreographically another world, or sense of place is formed and improvisation plays an essential part in creation.
Elisha Hamilton Dance have been commissioned to create RETALE by Arts Council funded, G4A project - Grad Lab, based at The Point, Eastleigh and The University of Chichester. Elisha has been working as a choreographer for Grad-Lab whereby RETALE has been shared in theatres across the UK.
RETALE is performed by four professional dance artists in completion of full-time training from mapdance postgraduate company 15/16 at The University of Chichester.
Dancers: Jonathan Mewett, Yasmin Loxham Parkar, Vikki Mead and Zoe Bishop
Presented by Grad-Lab Dance development project supported by The Point, Eastleigh
Built on recorded interviews from three generations of women, Bedtime Stories spins you through a journey of memories, unraveling the heart ache, dreams, wisdom and humour that lives in our stories. Drifting in and out of nostalgia and reflection and moving through bedtime rituals and grandma boogies, the piece explores how memories change over time and how the way we choose to tell our stories influences who we are, and ultimately defines who we were.
HM Prison Maze. 1981. 10 prisoners. 66 days.
From the poetry and prison diaries of Bobby Sands, we follow the experience of prisoners in their pursuit of political status and the effects of their hunger strike.
An all male cast perform pulsing, physical movement, set to an original score of traditional Irish and modern day influences, transporting the audience back to a time of social unrest whilst reminding them of its continuing relevance in the world today.
A gritty and intense piece exploring humanity versus brutality fired by an idealist’s ultimate cause.
Venue: at The Place
This event is part of Theatre Programme - 9931