VenueWales Millennium Centre
Other spaces at this venue include: Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Donald Gordon Theatre, Weston Studio Theatre
From16th November 2017
To16th November 2017
What is currently on at Wales Millennium Centre (V1984858935)

National Dance Company of Wales

Formerly Diversions

Archive :: production:T01520863553, dance or ballet:S161518799, venue:V1984858935
Current production:Work

Not About Everything

A single body enters the space and begins to turn. The turning begins gently, but it gradually transforms into an insane gyratory motion. Within this obsessive circular motion, performer Daniel Linehan introduces a series of variations, accelerations and subtle shifts, creating a funny and complex dance. He subjects himself to strenuous processes involving multiple simultaneous tasks without ceasing his perpetual spinning. Linehan tells us he is not speaking about desperation, endurance, or government policy; he is not speaking about celebrities, virtuosity, or metaphysical problems. But through his words he calls these issues to our attention, evoking a world far larger than the contained circle he's performing within. Endlessly spinning around in the centre of this shifting network of ideas, Linehan creates an inverted black hole. A space of disorienting vertigo perhaps, but also a space of thoughtful reflection where all of these ideas can flow and resound. It's a superb, thrilling performance that slices things apart. Ideas, expectations, the notion of what might be next. Dance House. Part of Cardiff Dance Festival


Presented byCardiff Dance Festival
Presented byMigrations
Company Hiatus
Performer Daniel Linehan

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