Gathered Together 2022: Wednesday 6 July
Part of Gathered Together, a four-day festival of performance from some of the world’s leading inclusive dance organisations, presented by Indepen-dance. The festival also includes a series of workshops. If you are interested in participating, visit their website to see the full programme of events..
This evening's programme includes:
Aya Kobayashi with Indepen-dance’s Adult Performance Company [Scotland]
A new dance piece that explores ideas centred around the lives of penguins in some of the world’s harshest environments. The themes include patience, resilience, and care for each other – with a good dose of humour thrown in!
Katie Miller and Wils McAslan with Indepen-dance’s Young 1’z [Scotland]
A celebration of dancing and performing together after almost two years apart. The dancers wanted to make something that encapsulated the Young 1'z as a group and that is, of course, PURE JOY!
ConCuerpos [Scotland and Colombia]
Disability and Dance in covid times [working title]
A work-in-progress created through online sessions and a one day in-person rehearsal. This dance piece relates to the dancers’ experiences of living through the global pandemic and their need to stay creative within dance using new digital mediums. The piece is in response to a research project undertaken with Dr Nancy Lombard, a Reader in Social Policy and Sociology at Glasgow Caledonian University. Her eldest son attends the Young 1’z and, after seeing how Indepen-dance supported her son Dylan during lockdown, she initiated research to examine the role of dancing in the lives of disabled people during lockdown in Scotland and Colombia.
ACCESS: The programme will be BSL interpreted and Audio Described
RUNNING TIME: 2 hours including interval
Photo: Indepen-dance’s Young 1’z, Ian Watson
Gathered Together 2022 programme
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