Street Performance 1

(Australia / UK / Ireland / Egypt / France / Spain / Morocco )

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Date(s) - 23/03/2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Greek Campus

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Trolleys (Australia)

Trolleys will tease and thrill in this humorous outdoor performance set to a pounding electro-acoustic score.

*Arab World Premier

Type: Outdoor dance performance
Duration: 20 mins

Director/choreographer: Shaun Parker
Composer: Nick Wales
Dancers: Hayley Chilvers, Timothy Clark, Georgia Godfrey, Jamie Morgans, Jacob Smart

Trolleys is not your traditional performance; it is part dance, part ballet and part outdoor spectacle. As the name suggests, it’s a ballet for five supermarket trolleys that randomly appear in a public space. Two meet and fall in love. One grapples to find a friend. Three others revolt and ignite a dance of anarchy. High-octane contemporary dance, acrobatics, and street dance merge with the extraordinary world of trolleys. You’ll never go shopping in the same way again.


Dedicated to…(UK)

‘Candoco (…) has consistently pushed the expectations of their choreographers, dancers and audiences.’ –The Guardian

*Arab world premiere

Type: Dance/Theatre
Duration: 15 mins

Concept, choreography & direction: Caroline Bowditch
Dancers: Welly O’Brien, Victoria Fox
Designer: Laura Hook
Composer: Zac Scott
Producer for programme & touring: Chris Ricketts

Dedicated to women, to love, to life, to friendship. Dedicated to… reveals the extraordinary bonds we make throughout our lives. It is a touching portrayal of female strength, support, and friendship. The duet explores how people come in and out of our lives, how friendships evolve and adapt, and how they can shape who we are.


Square One (Ireland/Egypt) AAF

‘Tara Brandel’s contemporary dance work boldly explores such personal themes as gender, bereavement and sexual orientation.’
– The Irish Examiner

Type: Dance/Theatre
Duration: 20 mins

Choreography: Tara Brandel
Assistant choreographer: Hend Samy
Dancers: Mennatallah Azmi, Marihan Samy, and Nermine Habib

Square One is a site-specific trio performance with local Egyptian dancers, one of whom has a physical disability. Based on conceptual artist Richard Tuttle’s idea that, ‘Square one is when you get to the point where life and art become one,’ and poet Mary Oliver’s idea of the ‘soft animal self,’ this performance explores our everyday experiences of dance, movement, and the daily embodied joy of our soft animal selves. Square One is a D-CAF commission.


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