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5876987Shobana Jeyasingh Dance: Staging Schiele
DateWednesday 23rd October 2019
DescriptionFresh from the success of 2018's Contagion (one of the year's top ten dance works for The Guardian and Evening Standard), we're touring a new piece, Staging Schiele, in Autumn 2019. It's inspired by the extraordinary work and life of Austrian artist Egon Schiele, famous for his unflinching nudes and searing self portraits, and scrutinises the eternal conundrum of the male artist and the female model. Four dancers inhabit Schiele's highly-charged world of colour, masterful lines and unusual perspectives, a world that puts the human body on visceral display. Shobana's award-winning choreography matches the intensity of Schiele, engaging with his anxieties as well as his supreme self-confidence. Staging Schiele captures the artist's own self-conscious framing of himself and his work. Both intimate and formal, it throws light on his brief meteoric rise to fame. Shobana is joined by an exceptional creative team - composer Orlando Gough, visual artist Ben Cullen Williams and lighting designer Adam Carree. Video design is by YeastCulture and costume design by Cottweiler.
Time(s)Oct 23, 7.30pm
LocationRoses Theatre
Telephone No.01684 295074
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Roses Theatre
AddressSun Street
GL20 5NX
Telephone No.Bookings: 01684 295074
Admin: 01684 290734
Disabled facilitiesLoop System and 12 Wheelchair Spaces
ParkingLocal Car Park 2 minute walk away
Opening timesMonday - Saturday: 10.00 am until the start of the evening performance.

Public Holidays/Sundays: 1hour before the start of performance.

Non-Performance days: 10.00am - 6.00 pm.
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