Melanie Forbes Broomes

Residency 24 – 28 November
Melanie Forbes-Broomes
Melanie is Artistic Director of Various Dance Artists (V/DA) her work is influenced and inspired by social politics and theatrical gestures. Her most recent work 'Buy This' which exposes the absurdities of commodified products has been develop at The Arches Glasgow and through Creative Futures Fellowship (a collaboration between Scotland's dance agencies) where Melanie has also been exploring her movement style.

During this residency Melanie will be continuing with her journey in integrating acrobatic, movement and voice focusing on risk and personal limitation. Melanie aims to generate fresh athletics movement material during this process in order to create a new dance work.

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Class: Tuesday 25 November, 10.00-11.30
This class explores and manipulates movement that is derived from acrobatics within a contemporary dance context, creating a symbiosis between the two forms.

You do not have to have acrobatic experience to attend this class.

Freeday Preview: Friday 28 November 16.00

Image Credit: Kim Cessford

Funding Credit: Creative Scotland

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