Tue 17 May

Resolution Festival 2022

Alice Labant & Gordon Raeburn | EQ Dance Co | Rosie Russell

£16 / 12 (conc)

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Resolution, the most anticipated event of The Place’s calendar returns!

This year 66 artists across 22 nights showcase bite-size premiere performances at London’s boldest dance theatre. Don’t miss the ultimate pick ‘n’ mix festival of live theatre!

Alice Labant and Gordon Raeburn - Rebooted Facets

This work is about heritage and is inspired by the Surrealist will to highlight the fragmented functioning of the human mind. Rebooted Facets has been composed from the idea of a Repertoire Abécédaire. Weaving an eclectic patchwork made from familiar choreographic segments, taking momentum from the Hip Hop sampling process. By including chance in the process there is a wish to recognise how some parameters of our existence are always out of our control. As a whole an emerging narrative can be interpreted between the characters throughout Rebooted Facets.

EQ Dance Co - Sanctuary (Excerpt)

This piece is an excerpt from our upcoming dance theatre production Sanctuary that the company has been developing over the past two years through the pandemic era. The need for sanctuary we felt was pretty evident especially in the first year of Covid19. Financially, emotionally, physically it felt everyone became vulnerable as a collective all at once as we were but into lockdowns and restrictions. Sanctuary is a response to this as well as being a universal thing that all humans search for, and this excerpt focuses on the spiritual element. Sanctuary in others, human connection, community.

Rosie Russell - This has been my TED Talk…

We all experience life but it is altered by how our brain understands, processes and deal with it. In this Dance X Stand up performance, Rosie becomes the subject of her own experiment to discover and explore what makes her tick. Let’s hope she can make it through this 20 minute lecture in one piece. A humorous tale about what it is to be a human and a TED Talk unlike any other you will have seen before.

Duration: 20mins

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How to watch

This is a live performance in The Place theatre. 

Please note: We are doing everything we can to ensure the safety and experience of our performers and audiences. With that in mind, we are continuing to sell at a reduced capacity with a view to increase to full capacity should the conditions allow for it. As a result, the seating layout may change between the time of your booking and the performance date, therefore seating may not be socially distanced. Please rest assured that our aim will be to operate our front of house areas and auditorium within recommendations for safety. If you have any questions please contact

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About the artists

Alice Labant and Gordon Raeburn
Alice Labant graduated from Trinity Laban. Drawing from several art fields and often in collaboration with other creative professionals, she creates choreography works trying to depict with playfulness the discontinuous functioning of the mind. Gordon is a freelance dancer and musician who is working and creating work in London, Brighton and throughout Scotland. He is part of the Swallowsfeet collective, who curate and host the OOPS festival, an international festival for independent dance. Boris Labant worked with us for the music, as he put together a selection of his own music repertoire.

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EQ Dance Co
EQ Dance Co. is a dance theatre company who's focus is primiary on subjects around mental health & the human psyche. We celebrate collaboration, and endevour to create a company culture to be proud out-with as well as within.

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Rosie Russell
Rosie trained at DeMontfort Univeristy where she was awarded a first class degree BA Dance and then went on to study at the University of Bedfordshire where she completed an MA Dance Performance and Choreography. Rosie is early in her professional career and loves to make work that evokes questions and challenges the audience to think. She draws on current topics such as mental health and gender.

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Times: 7.30pm
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Resolution 2022

Resolution 2022

Resolution, the most anticipated event of The Place’s calendar returns!