Join Richard Alston and his dancers to discuss the company and its repertoire over the last 25 years. Each day Richard will share fascinating insights into his creative process for a particular piece of repertoire. You will also have an exclusive chance to watch his company perform repertoire live.
This is suitable for anyone with an interest in dance and the work of Richard Alston Dance Company.
Please note: This is not a participatory workshop. This class is Mon 12 - Thu 15 Aug, there will be no class on Fri 16 Aug.
Since its founding in 1994, Richard Alston Dance Company has become one of the United Kingdom’s most avidly- followed contemporary dance companies, performing the work of its artistic director Richard Alston and associate choreographer Martin Lawrance.
Music plays a vital part in the company’s identity and since its inception, Alston has used the work of a diverse range of composers including Brahms, Britten, Hoagy Carmichael, Chopin, Heiner Goebbels, Scott Joplin, Astor Piazzolla, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Scarlatti, Shostakovich, Shukar Collective, Stravinsky and Schumann.
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place