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Archive listings for Alexander Whitley Dance Company

Work type: Dance or ballet. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see Alexander Whitley Dance Company

Overflow - T2133220291

In 2017 New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley collaborated with space scientists to create 8 Minutes, combining dance, visuals and music to take audiences on a breath-taking journey to the sun. Known for his adventurous use of technology, Whitley's new work delves into what it means to be human in the era of big data. Overflow features a dazzling kinetic light sculpture by Children of the Light, costumes from award-winning designer Ana Rajcevic and an original score from London-based producer Rival Consoles, whose music features in the Netflix series Black Mirror.
27 Nov 20 to 28 Nov 20Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L01810877222
22 Apr 20South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
listing details L1243250789

8 Minutes - T0363783840

World Premiere. Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breathtaking scale of space for his company's main stage debut. Working in partnership with the scientists from STFC RAL Space at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 8 Minutes draws inspiration from the images and data of solar science research to explore the spectacular forces at work in the universe and illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life. With a specially created score by the electroacoustic music innovator Daniel Wohl and an installation of high-definition imagery from visual artist Tal Rosner, 8 Minutes creates a striking, immersive environment of dance, music and film.
22 Mar 18Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
listing details L01791026868
23 Nov 17 to 1 Dec 17Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L02070147373
10 Oct 17The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
listing details L9134952
27 Jun 17 to 28 Jun 17Sadler's Wells Theatre, Inner London :: V224
listing details L333351699

Pattern Recognition - T704814676

World Premiere. How do we remember in the digital age? In this visually arresting new work, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley and digital artist Memo Akten join forces at the cutting edge of dance and motion-responsive technology in this new production presented in partnership with Platform Theatre at Central Saint Martins. Opening up questions about learning and memory in relation to artificial intelligence, Pattern Recognition furthers a line of enquiry drawing on Whitley's interests in philosophy, technology and design which seeks to redefine the boundaries between dance and other art forms. A former Choreographic Affiliate of The Royal Ballet and recently commissioned by Rambert, BalletBoyz and Birmingham Royal Ballet, Whitley has developed a rapidly-growing reputation for ambitious and intricately-crafted work.
13 Oct 16The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L1388106794
21 Sep 16Laban Theatre, Outer London :: V342
listing details L516700950
7 Apr 16 to 8 Apr 16Platform Theatre, Inner London :: V1649072558
listing details L0191568257

Alexander Whitley Company & Circuit Bendin Orchestra Double Bill - T1181845294

A chance to see exceptional choreographer Alexander Whitley's work in an intimate theatre, this performance promises to be electric. Visually striking and kinetically charged, The Measures Taken created in collaboration with digital media artists Marshmallow Laser Feast, uses cutting edge motion-tracking technology to project visuals that interact with the performers' movements in real-time. Asking how it is that the gaze of technology has the potential to change the way we see ourselves? Sound artist Tasos Stamou will present two exploratory music Orchestras incorporating hacked, DIY and handmade instruments. ?Circuit Bending Orchestra' and ?Hackoustic Orchestra' will perform a series of open compositions and conducted improvisations, placed outside the usual stage arrangement in our bar. In an informal, fun and thought provoking sesssion, performers will surround the audience, creating a diffused-sound electroacoustic environment.
14 Nov 15Watermans Arts Centre, Outer London :: V339
listing details L0598686463

The Measures Taken/The Grit in the Oyster - T1365165531

Described as 'dancer turned one to watch choreographer' (The Metro), leading new British choreographer, South Bank Award nominee 2014 and Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate, Alexander Whitley showcases two works in his company's inaugural tour: The Measures Taken commissioned by The Royal Opera House in collaboration with digital artists Marshmallow Laser Feast and The Grit in The Oyster set to the music of one of Britain's most influential composers, Thomas Ades. With influences spanning technology to philosophy and architecture to design, Whitley is a fresh new presence on the UK dance scene.
19 May 15The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
listing details L745724885
16 Apr 15Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
listing details L01144408420
18 Nov 14Laban Theatre, Outer London :: V342
listing details L808079234
14 Nov 14Northgate Arts Centre, Ipswich :: V374262553
listing details L021933204
8 Oct 14The Point, Eastleigh :: V1114
listing details L01122985925

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