Puzzle Creature - Exhibition (Cornerstone, Didcot)
Oct
3
to Oct 10

Puzzle Creature - Exhibition (Cornerstone, Didcot)

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This 8-day exhibition in Cornerstone’s gallery accompanies our live performance, presented in Cornerstone’s theatre on Wednesday 10 October. Discover the world of Puzzle Creature with behind the scenes videos by documentary filmmaker Tom Schumann presented alongside wearable body sculptures from the award-winning artist Ana Rajcevic. 

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Puzzle Creature (Tramway, Glasgow)
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Puzzle Creature (Tramway, Glasgow)

Join Neon Dance for the UK premiere of 'Puzzle Creature', a new work inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. Three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award winning artist Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action.

Puzzle Creature includes British Sign Language & Japanese Sign Language.

Audio Described by Louise Fryer.

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Puzzle Creature - Cornerstone (Didcot)
Oct
10
7:30 PM19:30

Puzzle Creature - Cornerstone (Didcot)

Neon's latest work 'Puzzle Creature' inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. Three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award winning artist Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action.

Puzzle Creature includes British Sign Language & Japanese Sign Language.

Audio Described by Louise Fryer.

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Puzzle Creature - The Place (London)
Oct
12
to Oct 13

Puzzle Creature - The Place (London)

Neon's latest work 'Puzzle Creature' inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. Three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award winning artist Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action.

Puzzle Creature includes British Sign Language & Japanese Sign Language.

Audio Described by Louise Fryer.

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Puzzle Creature - DanceXchange (Birmingham)
Oct
17
to Oct 18

Puzzle Creature - DanceXchange (Birmingham)

Neon's latest work 'Puzzle Creature' inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. Three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award winning artist Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action.

Puzzle Creature includes British Sign Language & Japanese Sign Language.

Audio Described by Louise Fryer.

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Puzzle Creature - Swindon Dance
Nov
16
7:30 PM19:30

Puzzle Creature - Swindon Dance

Neon's latest work 'Puzzle Creature' inspired by artist/architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. Three exquisite dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award winning artist Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action.

Puzzle Creature includes British Sign Language & Japanese Sign Language.

Audio Described by Louise Fryer.

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Puzzle Creature Creation (UK)
Jul
23
to Aug 17

Puzzle Creature Creation (UK)

Neon Dance spend 4-weeks working on new production 'Puzzle Creature' at Swindon Dance. On Friday 10th August we are opening up our creation process to a 'test' audience, if you are interested in taking part contact the company on: info@neondance.org. 

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Company of Elders (Mixed Bill)
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Company of Elders (Mixed Bill)

Since 1989, Company of Elders, Sadler’s Wells’ inspirational resident over-60s performance company, has been demonstrating the power of lifelong creativity and proving it is never too late to start dancing. In this mixed bill they bring new work from exciting choreographers including Adrienne HartSeeta Patel and Dickson Mbi

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Lunchtime Talk at Watershed (Bristol)
Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

Lunchtime Talk at Watershed (Bristol)

Artistic Director and choreographer Adrienne Hart will be sharing plans for her new work Puzzle Creature, inspired by the work of artist / architect duo Arakawa and Madeline Gins. She will reveal early stage designs for an accessible and immersive set, designed by award winning design collective Numen. Hart will also explore and take a wider look at dance, architecture and music in the UK/Japan, alongside the pioneering work of Arakawa and Gins. This is a free event and part of Pervasive Media Studios Lunchtime Talk series. 

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Mahajanaka Dance Drama at Wiltshire Music Centre
Apr
2
7:30 PM19:30

Mahajanaka Dance Drama at Wiltshire Music Centre

Choreographer Adrienne Hart and Composer/Producer Sebastian Reynolds collaborate with musicians and dance artists from Thailand and the UK to retell the story of Mahajanaka, a shipwrecked prince who survives alone at sea until the goddess of the ocean comes to his rescue. Bringing together east and western musical traditions, this beautiful show fuses ancient and modern. 

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Encounters with Arakawa & Madeline Gins (New York)
Mar
30
5:00 PM17:00

Encounters with Arakawa & Madeline Gins (New York)

A half-day conference on the occasion of the opening of the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery exhibition Arakawa and Madeline Gins: Eternal Gradient. The event convenes architects, artists, historians and writers to offer fresh interpretations of Arakawa and Gins’ work and theories in the context of contemporary practices and scholarship.

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Artist Talk / Workshop
Mar
29
1:30 PM13:30

Artist Talk / Workshop

In partnership with Oxford Dance Forum, Neon Dance host a free Artist Talk and Workshop event at Oxford's Old Fire Station. Designed for Oxford based dance artists interested in international collaboration, a 1.5 hour dance workshop led by Neon Dance will be followed by a facilitated talk and Q&A with the award winning Thai dance artist Pichet Klunchun, 'Mahajanaka' Composer / Producer Sebastian Reynolds, and dramaturg Miranda Laurence. 

TO BOOK:- The event is free to attend, but in order to know numbers, please can you book your place in advance by e-mailing Tei Williams on evolutionoxford@gmail.com – booking for either Workshop & Talk OR Workshop Only OR Talk Only
 

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TPAM 2018 (Japan)
Feb
11
to Feb 18

TPAM 2018 (Japan)

TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama) is a space where professionals from various places in the world who explore the possibility of contemporary performing arts exchange through performance and meeting programs to gain information, inspiration and network for the creation, dissemination and vitalization of performing arts. Neon Dance have a table discussion focussed around new work 'Puzzle Creature' as part of TPAM 2018.

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

Neon Dance Intensive - Wiltshire Music Centre (UK)

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)

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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)

For more information about the event: 

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Japan Research Trip
May
22
to 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. 

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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...

Tickets available via Float

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Site-Specific Commission (Bath, UK)
Nov
7
to 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. 

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