Taking over Southbank Centre from 9-15 October

From Sunday 9 October – Saturday 15 October we will be taking over Southbank Centre with a number of activities including our international artist lab, talks, classes and of course performances.

It promises to be an exciting week and we thought we flag up some of our highlights that will take place:

Do join us:

Fri 14 & Sat 15 October 2011, 7.45pm Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall

TURNING 20: ANNIVERSARY BILL (part of Dance Umbrella 2011)

A triple bill of bold dance works to celebrate the Company’s 20th anniversary, including the restaging project Set and Reset/ Reset with Trisha Brown Dance Company, a new company piece by Rachid Ouramdane and a solo by Matthias Sperling.

Sat 15 October, 11 am – 4pm Southbank Centre, Royal Festival Hall Function Room 5


Candoco invites dance makers, programmers and commentators to join the debate about the aesthetics and politics of dance and disability, and where the next 20 years will take the sector. Speakers include Nigel Charnock, Emilyn Claid and Mat Fraser; Claire Cunningham and Rita Marcalo; Emma Gladstone (Sadlers Wells), Wendy Martin (Southbank Centre) and Karin Kirchhoff (Tanz! Heilbronn, Germany).

Sun 9 – Sat 15 October 2011

INTERNATIONAL LAB Southbank Centre, various locations

A week of training, investigating, making and performing for disabled and non-disabled dancers and choreographers. Booking deadline extended – get one of the last 3 remaining places!

Sunday 9 October, 2.30pm

A FEELING FOR PRACTICE (part of Dance Umbrella 2011), Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room

Join Candoco’s Co-Artistic Director Pedro Machado and Richard Alston in a discussion that goes behind the scenes to explore the different ways artists revive seminal work.

Sunday 9 October, 4.30pm

A TYPICAL DANCER (part of Dance Umbrella 2011, Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room

A programme of intriguing short films co-curated by Candoco’s Co-Artistic Director Pedro Machado

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