ZADOK

Version 3

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: George Frideric Handel

Summary: A complex and uplifting work to the three pieces of Handel’s Zadok the Priest

Performances:
March 2017  Sage production The Rite to Dance, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
May 2017  Whiteley Retirement Village, Surrey
June and October 2017  Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London
October 2017  Bloomsbury Festival, London

 

ANOTHER PRESENCE

Another P 8x10 (102_SBF)

Choreographer: Fionuala Power

Music: Ron Ford

Summary: A duet exploring how one dancer’s presence affects the other as they connect, harmonise and transform together.

Performances:
October 2017 Bloomsbury Festival, London.

FRIEND

Friend 8x10 (086_SBF)

Choreographer: Bren Gosling and Catriona Maccoll

Music: Henry Purcell, The Cold Song from King Arthur

Summary: A haunting duet about the break-up of a long-term relationship, inspired by Bren Gosling’s poem of the same name.

Performances:
June 2017 with Backstory Ensemble, Rose and Crown Theatre, London
June and October 2017 Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London
October 2017 Bloomsbury Festival, London

TRIFARIAM

Trifariam 8x10 (F1)

Choreographer: Liz Heasman

Music: Jan Garbarek

Summary: In three ways; a quietly joyful piece which celebrates lasting friendships with grace and style.

Performances:
March 2017  Sage production The Rite to Dance, OSO Arts Centre Barnes
May 2017  Whiteley Retirement Village, Surrey
June 2017  Cubitt Summer Ball, Islington
October 2017  Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London
October 2017  Bloomsbury Festival, London

 

HIDDEN TWINS

Version 2

Choreographer: Olivia Lousada

Music: Claudio Monteverdi, Pur ti miro

Summary: A duet expressing the relationship experiences of adult opposite-sex twins that emerged from the findings of Olivia’s doctoral research.

Performances:
March 2016  Sage production An Evening of Dance and Prose, OSO Arts Centre Barnes

PIECES OF EIGHT

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Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Georg Philipp Telemann

Summary: Eight eclectic pieces that capture the joy and melancholy of Telemann’s life.

Performances:
March 2016  RichDance, Hampton
March 2016  Sage production An Evening of Dance and Prose, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
June 2016   Cubitt Summer Ball, Islington
June 2016  Sage production More Tales of Dance and Prose, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
July 2016  Big Bus Dance Festival, Twickenham
July 2016  Sagacity! Dance Festival, Bethnal Green
March 2017  Sage production The Rite to Dance, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
May 2017  Whiteley Retirement Village, Surrey
June 2017  Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London
June 2017  Ignition Dance Festival, Rose Theatre, Kingston

 

INVOCATION

Version 2

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Georg Philipp Telemann

Summary: A group dance of constancy that nobly moves on to its fractured ending.

Performances:
May 2015  RichDance, Hampton
May 2015  Cubitt Spring Ball, Islington
June 2015  FizzFest Islington
July 2015  Sagacity! Dance Festival, Bethnal Green
October 2015  Orleans House Gallery, Richmond
October 2015  Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London

CHASE

Chase 8x10 (027)

Choreographer: Fionuala Power

Music: Ron Ford

Summary: A piece inspired by and dedicated to Merce Cunningham, a choreographer at the forefront of American Modern Dance for over fifty years.

Performances:
March 2014  RichDance Festival, Hampton
April 2014  Donald Hutera and Lilia Pegado Chelsea Arts Collective, St Luke’s, Chelsea
May 2014  Capital Age Festival – Filming in Sir Robert Peel pub, Camden
July 2014  Capital Age Festival, Albany Theatre, Deptford
July 2014  Breathe Arts, St Thomas’ Hospital, London
July 2014  Sagacity! Dance Festival, Bethnal Green
September 2014  Sadler’s Wells Elixir Festival, London
March 2016  Sage production An Evening of Dance and Prose, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
June 2016  Sage production More Tales of Dance and Prose, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
March 2017  Sage production The Rite to Dance, OSO Arts Centre, Barnes
October 2017 Breathe Arts, Guy’s Hospital, London
October 2017  Bloomsbury Festival, London

 

MODERN LEGACY

Productions

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Steve Reich

Summary: A collaboration with Acland Burghley High School. A work of vibrancy and sensitivity in which contrasting age groups worked together to great effect. Part of the Wilding Festival to celebrate 100 years since the death of Emily Wilding Davison, a prominent suffragette activist.

Performances:
June 2013  Wilding Festival, St George’s, Bloomsbury
June 2013  Shaw Theatre, Euston

SONG OF LOVE

Productions

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Johannes Brahms, Piano Quartet No.2 in A, Op.26-2. Poco Adagio

Summary: The Brahms lyrical piano quartet, at times quiet and contemplative and at others soaring to an uplifting crescendo, was the inspiration for this beautiful balletic choreography with its intricate steps and shifting movements.

Performances:
May 2013  Keats House, Hampstead
May 2013  Thanet Community Centre, Camden
May 2013  Cubitt Spring Ball, Islington Town Hall
July 2013  Capital Age Festival, Stadium Suite, John Lewis, Olympic Park

 

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO NOW?

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Spike Milligan and the Goons

Summary: A work every bit as eccentric as the music of Spike Milligan and the Goons

Performances:
May 2013  Cubitt Spring Ball, Islington

DREAMING

Kinderszenen 8x10 (1)

Choreographer: Simon Rice

Music: Robert Schumann, Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood)

Summary: Thirteen dances, depicting scenes from childhood as the title of the music suggests, some energetic, some serene, all woven together to depict joyful and dream-like episodes.

Performances:
April 2013, RichFest, Hampton
June 2013  Whittington Park Centre, Holloway
June 2013  Finsbury Arts Festival, St Luke’s Community Centre, Islington
June 2013  Wilding Festival, St George’s, Bloomsbury
June 2013  Shaw Theatre, Euston
May 2012  Dreams in Bloom, Chisenhale Dance Space
May 2012  Big Bus Dance Festival, Islington
June 2012  Finsbury Arts Festival, Islington
June 2011,  Claremont Centre, Islington