Tess Letham Dance 9 – 13 SEPTEMBER

Tess Letham Dance 9 – 13 SEPTEMBER

Image Credit: Abi Ponce Hardy

Remedy for Memory

Tess Letham Dance

Five years ago, myself and collaborator Alice Wilkins began an exploratory process for this new work. After widely varying life and artistic experience we are revisiting the piece to breathe new qualities and ideas into our enquiries. Our intention is to charm and challenge by constructing an expressive theatrical  language that identifies fully with our personal lives. During this residency we will continue to work with interdisciplinary components - using song, dance, speech, physical theatre, costume and stage design to fuse together within our performance environment. Involving strong characterisation and drawing upon eccentricity of secret behaviours, we will explore memories and fantasies through a comically tragic narrative - inviting the audience into ideas of what could have been…

Company Class | Thursday 12 Sep | 10.00 – 11.30

Beginning with group work to connect with the environment and with each other that takes us into new pathways within our bodies and within the space. Continuing into exercises that focus on the relationship with the floor, using specific sequences that explore gathering and sending of the whole body.

Company Showing | Friday 13 Sep | 17.00

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