Highly visual, fully accessible performance work. Collaboration between disabled choreographer, Marc Brew, and Kim Bora (South Korea) exploring the ideas of restriction, body and time with specially composed music by Angus MacRae.
Blending contemporary dance, film, performing arts, music and fashion, the two choreographers are know to be leaders in the field of experimental work, challenging and inspiring audiences around the world.
The work will be grounded in contemporary dance, but may include film.
Created for UK/Korea 2017-18 season in association with the Pyongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Cultural Olympiad program, with support from British Council and Creative Scotland.
Note: the work is currently in development, so has limited visual materials. These will be finalised in March 2018.
- Venue Format
- Theatre, Black Box Venue
- Technical Rating
- Touring Party
Work in development, so not clear yet
Founded in 2008, Marc Brew Company by award winning disabled dancer/choreographer Marc Brew, the company has built a reputation for creating extraordinary work.
Since its inception, the company has blazed a trail of high quality work, bringing together exceptional artists with and without disabilities to create powerful and engaging performances. Marc has been part of a swell of talented disabled artists based in Scotland. The company has challenged audience’s perceptions of dancers and opened the door for disabled artists to be recognised as professional, high quality performers and creators.
The company has been in demand nationally and internationally, touring to USA, Australia, Qatar, Europe and Brazil. It collaborates with top quality artists such as Dame Evelyn Glennie, Phil Sheppard, Andy Hamer, Rachel Gadsden and Scott Patterson and was selected to create work for and perform at the Unlimited Festival at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank as part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, British Dance Edition 2014 and as part of the Festival 2014 Commonwealth Games. Over the last 3 years, Marc’s choreography has been seen by over 16,000 people around the world.
- Company Website
Unique Selling Point
Highly visual blending contemporary dance, film, performing arts, music and fashion. Pushing the boundaries of internationally renowned disabled dancer. Fully accessible - audio description, access tours offered before the show. Post show discussions optional.
all of these items will be created next year during the final production of the work.
Marc is recognised as a pioneer and an inspiration to many and has delivered many workshops around the works with community groups, exploring the ideas behind the shows around the world.