Neon Dance Intensive - Wiltshire Music Centre (UK)
Aug
2
Aug 3

Neon Dance Intensive - Wiltshire Music Centre (UK)

  • Wiltshire Music Centre

12-18 YRS: A brand new course for budding dancers and choreographers - join Neon Dance for two days exploring the company's interdisciplinary approach to dance and dance making. This is a friendly and inclusive course for young dancers of all abilities to explore new ways of moving and improve their skills in performance and movement making.

Cost: £50 (2 days)


Neon Dance in Conversation (Tokyo, JP)
May
27
3:00 pm15:00

Neon Dance in Conversation (Tokyo, JP)

Join Neon Dance for an intimate salon with drinks at Reversible Destiny Lofts.

Artistic Director and choreographer Adrienne Hart will be sharing plans for her new work Puzzle Creature. Inspired by the work of Arakawa and Madeline Gins, she will be in conversation with composer Sebastian Reynolds and producer Ian Abbott.

Together we'll take a wider look at dance, architecture and music in the UK/Japan alongside the pioneering work of Arakawa and Gins. (Language // English)

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Japan Research Trip
May
22
May 31

Japan Research Trip

Thanks to funding from Sasakawa Foundation and the Artist International Development Fund, Neon Dance will travel to Tokyo in May 2017 and stay at the Reversible Destiny Loft conceived by artist duo Arakawa and Madeleine Gins. 

Piano Day at Union Chapel
Mar
29
8:00 pm20:00

Piano Day at Union Chapel

We're really happy to be part of FLOAT's Piano Day event at the Union Chapel in London on the 29th March.

"I loved the idea of presenting one of the most talented urban solo dance artists I know in a context you wouldn't expect. We've therefore invited Frankie J to improvise live at the event between acts, to a series of piano works." - Adrienne Hart (Neon Dance) 

Not to be missed...

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Residency - Barbican Centre, London (UK)
Feb
20
Feb 24

Residency - Barbican Centre, London (UK)

Neon Dance have been offered Open Lab residency support from the Barbican Centre in London this spring in order to research and develop ideas for the new production Puzzle Creature. Watch this space for behind the scenes footage and updates. 

Commission - Swindon Youth Dance Academy (UK)
Feb
14
Feb 17

Commission - Swindon Youth Dance Academy (UK)

Neon's Adrienne Hart has been invited to create a new work on Swindon's Youth Dance Academy over a week-long intensive this spring. Composer and Producer Sebastian Reynolds will be producing an original score and the work will be presented later in the year. 

Site-Specific Commission (Bath, UK)
Nov
7
Nov 11

Site-Specific Commission (Bath, UK)

A promenade performance that leads audiences through The Museum of Bath at Work created on Bath Spa University students. Choreography by Adrienne Hart (Neon Dance) and lighting design by Stuart Bailes. The work will be presented in the museum on Friday 11th November, times to be confirmed.

No booking required, this is a free event. 

Qendra Multimedia Commission (Prishtina, Kosovo)
Aug
28
Sep 26

Qendra Multimedia Commission (Prishtina, Kosovo)

Neon's Adrienne Hart has been invited back to Prishtina, Kosovo for a late summer / early autumn creation period with Qendra Multimedia. 

Qendra Multimedia is a cultural production company, working in the field of arts and culture since 2002. It's main focus is contemporary theatre and exchange with international partners. The new theatre work created over an intensive month long residency will premiere on the 26th September 2016. 

Puzzle Creature R&D (PDSW, UK)
Aug
8
Aug 13

Puzzle Creature R&D (PDSW, UK)

Neon Dance will begin work on its next major production this summer with a residency at Pavilion Dance South West 8th - 13th August 2016. 'Puzzle Creature' has been inspired by the work of Arakawa and Madeline Gin and has been supported by Arts Council England and the Barbican Centre, co-commissioned by Pavilion Dance South West.     

Digital Catapult
Jul
12
2:30 pm14:30

Digital Catapult

Dr. Hetty Blades approached Neon's Adrienne Hart in 2016 after being awarded a three-month residency at the Digital Catapult in London. Hetty is running a research project that looks at the circulation of dance online, in relation to questions of value, ownership, and authorship. Hetty became particularly interested in Neon's Empathy behind the scenes film series, and how the company negotiate value, ownership, and authorship in the online space.

Adrienne will be meeting with Hetty in London on the 15th June and 12th July in order to support her project. Findings are expected to be published later in the year. 

Sadler's Wells Summer University
Jul
4
Jul 15

Sadler's Wells Summer University

Neon's Adrienne Hart is part of Sadler's Wells Summer University (2015 - 2018) and will return to Sadler's Wells for a two-week intensive this summer. Summer University offers 15 dance professionals the chance to take part in a four year project, meeting for two weeks each year to share work, hear talks, explore methodologies and philosophies of performance making and extend their own practice through self-study and focussed interventions.

 

Digital Catapult - Research
Jun
15
10:00 am10:00

Digital Catapult - Research

Dr. Hetty Blades approached Neon's Adrienne Hart in 2016 after being awarded a three-month residency at the Digital Catapult in London. Hetty is running a research project that looks at the circulation of dance online, in relation to questions of value, ownership, and authorship. Hetty became particularly interested in Neon's Empathy behind the scenes film series, and how the company negotiate value, ownership, and authorship in the online space.

Adrienne will be meeting with Hetty in London on the 15th June and 12th July in order to support her project. Findings are expected to be published later in the year. 

NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY - EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP
Jun
4
10:30 am10:30

NATIONAL YOUTH DANCE COMPANY - EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP

The NYDC Experience Workshops offer an opportunity to enjoy a workshop day which will be engaging, exciting and informative about dance and dance training. The workshops can also be used to find out more information about the company and experience what it’s like to be part of NYDC. 

Neon's Adrienne Hart will be a guest panel member on Saturday 4th July for the NYDC Experience Workshop at Swindon Dance.

To find out more and book your place: http://nydc.org.uk/workshop/

JATAKA RESEARCH - BANGKOK, THAILAND
May
16
May 25

JATAKA RESEARCH - BANGKOK, THAILAND

Thanks to a grant from the British Council / Arts Council England International Development Fund, music producer Sebastian Reynolds and Neon's Adrienne Hart will be travelling to Thailand this May in order to research the Jataka Mythology performance traditions during Vesak. More exciting news on the project soon!

WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE
Mar
20
6:30 pm18:30

WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE

Neon are excited to announce new work Empathy will be performed at WILTSHIRE MUSIC CENTRE in Bradford on Avon on the 20th March. This event will feature live music by the Icelandic cellist Gyda Valtysdottir and include a pre-show talk. 

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Woman's Works
Mar
11
6:30 pm18:30

Woman's Works

A pre-show discussion on woman in dance presented by Swindon Dance

Discussion Panel led by Sue Davies (Consultant), with Donald Hutera (Times Dance Critic and Co-Founder of Chelsea Arts Collective), Sarah Kent (Arts Journalist/Performer), Adrienne Hart (Artistic Director, Neon Dance), Karen Roswell (International Womens Day) and Dr Shivani Sharma (psychologist and Kathak dancer)

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THE LEMON TREE
Feb
13
7:00 pm19:00

THE LEMON TREE

Neon are excited to announce new work Empathy will be at THE LEMON TREE in Aberdeen on the 13th February. 

SWINDON DANCE
Jan
29
7:45 pm19:45

SWINDON DANCE

Neon Dance are excited to announce our latest production Empathy will be touring throughout 2016. Catch the work at Swindon Dance on the 29th January in their intimate theatre space with just 100 seats. We've almost sold out so be sure to pre-book to avoid disappoint. 

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DEDA
Jan
28
7:30 pm19:30

DEDA

Neon are excited to announce our 60-minute live dance and laser production Empathy will premiere at DEDA in Derby on the 28th January. Be the first to see the show!

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