contemporary dance

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Van Huynh Company presents DEP

“Pina Bausch meets Bill Viola, then along comes Dam Van Huynh. An intense, beautiful and profound work once seen never forgotten." Eighteen London

Đẹp is the Vietnamese word for beautiful. With his latest dance work, the UK based choreographer Dam Van Huynh explores influences from his Southeast Asian heritage. In Vietnamese culture, death is also a form of rebirth. When a person dies, the family and community enact rituals that will enable the deceased to pass into another realm, a higher state of being.

The work sees a shift in Van Huynh's movement language as it delves...

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Introducing… Antigone, Interrupted - Scottish Dance Theatre

Introducing… Antigone, Interrupted is a unique online event combining footage from the Scottish Dance Theatre’s original stage production, scenes reimagined for the digital medium and real time meet-the-artist conversation. The event will give audiences an opportunity to meet the characters and hear from choreographer Joan Clevillé and dancer Solène Weinachter.

Performance elements will be weaved with discussion and opportunities to delve into various topics such as the creation of Antigone, Interrupted , the relevance of a classic story in our contemporary...