Assembly: A collection of works choreographed by Joe Moran

Image by David Edwards
Image by David Edwards

27, 28, 29 November 2014

Tickets and times see below

Bold contemporary dance is brought to audiences in art centre, galleries and hospitals as Place Prize semi-finalist Joe Moran embarks on his first UK tour

Aintree Hospital, Liverpool 27 October, Rose Theatre, Ormskirk 28 October, Broadgreen University NHS Trust, Liverpool 29 October

In the first national tour of his work, choreographer Joe Moran, with his company Dance Art Foundation, presents a collection of dance works this autumn. Noted for his bold, unconventional choreography, the collection consists of Decommission, a compelling solo performed by Moran himself; Arrangement, an all-male ensemble piece that considers men and contemporary masculinity, challenging the objectification of men in contemporary dance; and Obverse, a trio commissioned for The Place Prize for dance that examines formalism in choreography, accompanied by an original sound-score created by BAFTA award-winning sound artist Kaffe Matthews.

As part of Dance Art Foundation’s dance-in-health programme Breathing Space, the company tours to five hospitals across the country, including Aintree Hospital. Where possible, hospital dates will be open to members of the public as well as patients and their visitors and will form a pilot for developing a UK hospitals touring network. Breathing Space is a nationally recognized initiative that nurtures and supports health and wellbeing through dance, via a programme of workshops, residencies and performances for children, young people, adults and elders.

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Listings:

27 October                   

Obverse
Aintree Hospital, Liverpool, Elective Care Atrium

Lower Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7AL

 12:30pm/FREE

                                   

28 October                   

Decommission, Obverse and Arrangement
Rose Theatre, Ormskirk, 
Edge Hill University, St Helens Rd, Ormskirk L39 4QP

7.30pm | £10, £8 (concs)

www.edgehill.ac.uk/artscentre | 01695 584480

29 October                   

Obverse and Arrangement (excerpts)
Broadgreen University NHS Trust, Liverpool, Main Reception Area, 
Thomas Drive, Liverpool L14 3LB

2pm/FREE

Running Times

Obverse: 20 mins
Decommission:15 mins
Arrangement: 48 mins

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