Thu 28 Jan

M Contemporary Dance Company/Konstantina Skalionta/Friction Dance Theatre

Resolution 2016

£15 (£11 concessions)

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A sophisticated and subtle physical dance theatre piece attempting to move the audience. The piece is a provocation to open your eyes to the influences around you.

Konstantina Skalionta

Be My Home

An intimate solo that reflects on the different houses we live in throughout our lives, the shelters that we seek to inhabit and the emotional meaning of home. This piece is inspired by poetic images and metaphors of the premises of the houses we live in. The work reflects on the primary human need to inhabit places, to seek other kind of shelters, to inhabit new homes that mark different life stages.

Choreographer Konstantina Skalionta collaborates with fine artist and prop maker Laura Elias to explore the notion and meaning of ‘home’ and whether the ‘body’ can be seen as our only lifelong ‘home’.

"A compassionate observation of the complex relationship between mother and daughter" - Nicholas Minns on In the likeness of... (Writing about dance)

Friction Dance Theatre


We are just beings, unhuman, going against human social norms, until we find our identity. The quest of finding ourselves is the start of the struggle.

About Friction Dance Theatre

Friction Dance Theatre (FDT) is a London based dance company under the direction of contemporary dance artist Ben Logan. The company combines theatrical skill and physicality to tackle a range of interesting topics to challenge and engage its audiences. Working on the aesthetic of form, Logan works to sculpt his pieces into a visual pleasure, and brings the dance back into dance from a new and unique perspective. Smirk explores the change in social behaviours through deindividuation, and how we become something unhuman going against social norms. We are just beings, until we find our identity.

Times: 8pm
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Resolution 2016

Resolution 2016

The UK’s biggest dance festival for emerging artists is back for its 27th year. We present 78 companies ready to test the limits of dance through bold ideas and movement.