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Archive listings for Janis Claxton Dance

Work type: Dance or ballet.

Chaos and Contingency - T1185679520

Chaos and Contingency features an international cast of nine dancers from Scotland and China with music composed by Philip Pinsky. The performance offers its audience alternative modes of seeing dance and is designed to be viewed from different angles, including from above. A rare chance to experience one of Scotland's finest choreographers working with a company of exquisite dancers in this unique art and science collaboration.
2 Mar 13 to 3 Mar 13The Tramway, Glasgow :: V621
listing details L0786246277

Humanimalia - T054226391

This thought provoking full length work portrays universal themes that are inherent in all primates through a revealing journey of submission, dominance, repression and revelation. Humanimalia challenges our perceptions of who’s watching who in performance, and exposes us to the intrinsic evolutionary complicity between humans and animals. With a sublime cast of international dancers Janis Claxton Dance present this poignant work, poetically revealing innate qualities and behaviours of the human animal in an unforgettable and moving performance. Humanimalia is inspired by Claxton’s ongoing primate research and the company’s critically acclaimed work Enclosure 44 - Humans which was performed in an animal enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo, received a Herald Angel Award and was shortlisted for a Total Theatre Award. Some partial nudity.Music Philip Pinsky. Director Janis Claxton. Choreographer Janis Claxton.
11 Mar 11Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh :: V633
listing details L01724769336
4 Mar 11 to 5 Mar 11The Tramway, Glasgow :: V621
listing details L01706462027

Falling Light - T0750385999

Indulge in an evening of exquisite dance and live music with Janis Claxton Dance and the internationally acclaimed Edinburgh Quartet. Falling Light is a triple bill of emotionally compelling and musically defined dance, including Claxton’s highly acclaimed Rinne, set to a riveting composition by Australian ensemble Waratah, and two sublime new pieces set to works by Bach and Polish composer Henryk Gorecki.
31 Oct 08Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
listing details L39990640

Wilderness - Burning Centre/Wild Rose/Skin Beyond Skin/Rinne - T2029777230

Burning Centre, Claxton's acclaimed signature solo. Wild Rose - the mysterious haunting solo. Skin Beyond Skin and the premiere of Rinne a dynamic, rhythmic quartet that highlights wild freedom of motion and musical integrity intrinsic to the company's work.Choreographer Janis Claxton. Performer Janis Claxton. Music Ushio Torikai.
15 Oct 04Barbican Theatre, Plymouth :: V894
listing details L0366195807


Featuring 6 dancers, 2 choreographers, and special guests the 20-piece Bath Spa Gamelan Group. Two evenings of international dance and music not to be missed.
3 May 03 to 4 May 03The Edge Arts (formerly the Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts (ICIA)), Bath :: V1031
listing details L526581958

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