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Leeds-based dance company. Ascendance Dance Company website.

Archive listings for Ascendance Dance Company

Work type: Dance or ballet.

G&T - 10 Short Dances/Lines/A Less Realistic Still Life - T01103947172

Ascendance perform a triple bill of explosive and clever new works by three distinguished choreographers. A diverse, powerful and engaging show performed by three of their finest and most physical dancers from a company with a reputation of subtle humour, entertaining and enjoyable dance. This show is guaranteed to leave you feeling fulfilled and inspired. 10 Short Dances - Created at Leeds City Art Gallery 10 Short Dances is an amalgamation of classical contemporary dance entwined with sheer emotion and lightness, set against the backdrop of projected imagery and film. Lines - Fast, energetic and precise. 'Lines' is set to captivating classical music, which crescendos in rock. The dancing is physically demanding and exciting to watch. A less realistic still life - Gary Clarke explores the work of Yorkshire Artist David Hockney and how his personal experiences have shaped his work. The piece looks at the ways in which Hockney's work differed and changed daily with a constant shift in mood, texture, and form from still life to the abstract. The evening will also feature the student piece choreographed at the local art gallery with Ascendance.Choreographer Emma Clayton (10 Short Dances). Choreographer Rachel Wesson (Lines). Choreographer Gary Clarke (A Less Realistic Still Life).
2 Dec 04Oh! Art, Inner London :: V489077357
listing details L358294016
20 Oct 04Wakefield Arts Centre, Wakefield :: V980
listing details L573948626
14 May 04Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
listing details L01495031897

Double Take Tour - Best Sellers - T01505033145

Ascendance's repertoire includes 3 captivating and enjoyable dance pieces; the fun and games of 'Shenanigans behind the bookshelf', with it's amusing storyline and characters (originally created in a bookstore); the art inspired piece 'Snap Back' (created at Leeds City Art Gallery) and 'Soleil', a classical piece which shows off the technical prowess of 3 athletic dancers charged with a physical emotion.
23 May 03Jacksons Lane, Outer London :: V312
listing details L839900801
16 May 03The Gate, Goole :: V1214
listing details L02125463333
29 Apr 03The Spa Theatre, Bridlington :: V932
listing details L1385208357
7 Mar 03General, York :: V01314402172
listing details L01716237089
27 Feb 03Guild Hall and Charter Theatre, Preston :: V524
listing details L1980758705

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