Dance Umbrella is thrilled to bring three international artists to Brixton House for a mixed bill exploring themes of transformation, transmission and representation. Book for all three shows playing back to back in a triple mixed bill for £17, £12 concessions.
Change Tempo is part of Dance Umbrella’s 2022 festival which runs from 7-31 October. Find out more here.
O Samba do Crioulo Doido
In the radical solo work, O Samba do Crioulo Doido, choreography is passed from one Black body to another as Luiz de Abreu and Calixto Neto use dance as a means of deconstructing racialised identities.
Design, Direction, Choreography, Scenography, Costumes, Production – Luiz de Abreu
Interpreter – Calixto Neto
Artistic collaboration – Jackeline Elesbão, Pedro Ivo Santos, Fabrícia Martins
Lighting Design – Luiz de Abreu, Alessandra Domingues
Stage Manager – Emmanuel Gary
Soundtrack – Luiz de Abreu, Teo Ponciano
Production and Distribution – Julie Le Gall
Executive Production (since April 2022) – VOA
Executive Production (for the premiere in 2020 and until March 2022) – CND Centre National de la Danse
Co-production: Centre chorégraphique National d’Orléans, Charleroi Danse, Teatro Municipal do Porto.
Re-enactment residencies at Casa Charriot, Espaço Xisto Bahia, Casa Rosada.
O Samba do Crioulo Doido was created in its initial version in 2004, as part of the Rumos Itaú Cultural programme.
Joy Alpuerto Ritter’s solo BABAE is inspired by the “masterpiece of strangeness”, Mary Wigman’s Witch Dance. Joy combines inherited vocabularies rooted in Philippine folk dance, classical, hip hop and vogue.
Choreographer/Dancer – Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Music Composer – Vincenzo Lamagna
Lighting Designer – Arne Schmitt, Joy Alpuerto Ritter
Technical Assistant – Fabian Bleisch
Costume – Lan Behrendt DYAO
Artistic Assistant – Lukas Steltner
Supported by Sophiensaele Berlin and Tanzfonds Erbe.
A Cie INside Out show
In what was her first breakthrough solo creation, Linda Hayford uses popping to communicate her state of mind in the introspective Shapeshifting. Working with composer Abraham Diallo, Hayford’s evocative style conjures an otherworldly existence as she passes from one form to another.
Choreography and Interpretation – Linda Hayford
Music – Abraham Diallo
Lighting Design – Ydir Acef
Artistic Consultants – Salomon Baneck-Asaro, Anne Nguyen
Costume – Linda Hayford
Production – Garde Robe
Executive production – Collectif FAIR-E / CCN de Rennes et de Bretagne
The Centre chorégraphique national de Rennes et de Bretagne, directed by the collective FAIR-E, is an association that receives grants from the Ministry of Culture (Direction régionale des Affaires culturelles / Bretagne), the city of Rennes, the Regional Council of Brittany and Ille-et-Vilaine Departemental Council.
Co-productions: Initiatives d’Artistes en Danses Urbaines – Fondation de France – La Villette 2016, Le Triangle, Cité de la danse – Rennes, Le Pont des Arts – Centre culturel de Cesson- Sévigné, Cie Engrenage. With the support of the DRAC Bretagne under the project aid 2016 and Rennes Métropole