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.
This course is designed for participants aged 60 and over with some dance experience. These carefully planned, fun and engaging sessions will use a variety of dance techniques and improvisation tasks to challenge you physically and creatively. The course will enable dancers to build strength and to develop their technique and musicality at an appropriate pace and level.
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place