Tuesday 13 June 2017

The full programme for this year’s Dance Umbrella been announced. The festival of international dance will take place across London from 11 – 28 October 2017.

Here’s a run down of key performances for your diary:

Satchie Noro and Silvain Ohl’s spectacular outdoor performance opens the festival with Origami on a 40ft shipping container at Battersea Power Station.

Fallen From Heaven (Caída del Cielo)
Olivier nominated Rocío Molina presents Fallen From Heaven (Caída del Cielo) an explosive new work about womanhood.

Is This A Waste Land?
Charlotte Spencer re-imagines our relationship with disused urban spaces in Is This A Waste Land? an outdoor interactive performance in Silvertown, East London.

Out Of The System
Guest programmer Freddie Opoku-Addaie curates a festival-within-a-festival in Out Of The System; a vibrant night of international dance and music.

Dance innovator Rachid Ouramdane’s compelling new work TORDRE gives an intensely physical portrait of two captivating performers.

Trois Grandes Fugues
Leading choreographers – Lucinda Childs, Maguy Marin and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker – create three contrasting responses to Beethoven’s Grande Fugue op. 133 for Lyon Opera Ballet’s Trois Grandes Fugues.

Inspired by American artist Sol Lewitt the charming and inventive DOT by Spanish company Cia Maduixa is full of wonder for young audiences.

Let Me Change Your Name
South Korea’s celebrated choreographer Eun-Me Ahn comes to London with psychedelic visual feast Let Me Change Your Name.

Discover the full programme here.

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