Photography Tom Rowland
UMANOOVE/DIDY VELDMAN is very excited to be working on a new production called 'The Knot'. Which will premiere in Ipswich at Dance East on 9 Feb.'18!
She is thrilled to announce that she has received Arts Council of England funding. She auditioned dancers at the end of Aug.'17 and found a fabulous creative team. Two of the dancers who were part of The Happiness Project, Dane Hurst and Mathieu Geffre will join her again in her next creative journey and she'll be working with Sara Harton from Montreal, Oihana Vesga who worked with Richard Alston for the last 6 years and Oliver Chapman. Ben Ormerod her usual collaborator for light design will be part of the team again, Ben Foskett will be composing half of the evenings music intertwined with Igor Stravinsky's score 'Les Noces'.
Rehearsal period will take place in London at the amazing Wayne McGregor studios starting w/c 6 Nov. until 8 Dec.’17 and 22 Jan. until 9 Feb. ’18 with our premiere on 9 Feb.'18 at Dance East in Ipswich. We will tour in Feb ’18 and Nov. ’18 throughout the UK and Scotland.