First contemporary dance piece, workshops and entertainment for all at Compton Verney this weekend
An exciting new contemporary dance piece will be performed at Compton Verney, near Coventry, this weekend.
Where all paths lead, by choreographer Tasmin Fitzgerald and performed by 2Faced Dance Company, will have its world premiere as part of a weekend of performances and workshops at the art gallery and park.
The all-new outdoor dance performance will take place in the beautiful meadow of Compton Verney, with the sculptural work Green Dwelling by Dutch artist Krijn De Koning providing a striking backdrop.
It features seven male dancers, Fitzgerald’s signature physicality and choreography that incorporates parkour and a complex interaction between performers as they weave their way through a series of paths.
Compton Verney Director and CEO Julie Finch said: “Visitors can expect a whirlwind of athletic choreography through a painfully beautiful cinematic lens.
“Where all paths lead also offers an incredible rhythmic soundtrack, accompanied by live percussion. “
To celebrate the world premiere of Where all paths lead, Compton Verney also created opportunities for dance enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels to participate in fun workshops over the weekend.
The fun, informal, fusion-based styles will suit everyone, whether they are an expert ballroom dancer, an amateur lindy hopper, a club drummer to compete with Elena Cruz, or a dancer. ‘have two left feet.
On Saturday, August 28, starting at 11 a.m., anyone aged seven and over can participate in a special 45-minute workshop that will teach the characteristic fusion of dance styles. Seating is £ 7 per child and 2Faced’s professional dancers will help participants unleash a lot of pent up energy and ignite your creative imagination.
On Sunday August 29, between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m., children aged 4 to 6 will be able to enjoy a dance workshop like no other – mini-movers will be able to shake their feet to the rhythm of a fun, energetic and exciting workshop. The £ 6 per child session is the perfect introduction to dancing for kids who love to move.
Also on Sundays, older children (aged seven and up) and adults have the opportunity to move, dance and fly in an exciting interactive session where they will learn a series of basic parkour and dance moves, with one of the experienced dancers from 2Faced. The workshop – £ 7 per person – includes running, jumping and climbing over and around obstacles, so it’s ideal for people who are actively moving
Visit comptonverney.org.uk to learn more about Where All The Roads Lead and workshops, exhibits, activities and events.
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