Live at Trinity Laban

Live at Trinity Laban is the headline performance event of the annual Lewisham Live festival, celebrating the best of music and dance performance from children and young people, local schools and communities across the London borough of Lewisham.

The event takes place at the prestigious Laban Theatre in March, within the award-winning Laban Building in Deptford.

Music and dance collaboration

Live at Trinity Laban brings together the art forms of music and dance by providing a collaborative, interdisciplinary performance platform and opportunities to create work of artistic excellence.

An exciting performance programme consists of pieces developed by local school groups, and is headlined by a unique music and dance collaboration co-created by young musicians from Animate Orchestra’s senior ensemble, Animate Artists, and dancers from the Trinity Laban Youth Dance Programme.

In preparation for this headline piece, young artists work together for 5 months to develop creative ideas, with support from experienced professional music and dance artists.

New for 2017, Live at Trinity Laban will also showcase new work developed by the Creative Collective; a group of 30 young choreographers and composers (aged 15 – 19) under the mentorship of a professional composer and choreographer. 

How do I take part?

Live at TL Dance Company

Every October, we recruit up to 20 dancers aged between 14–19 for the collaborative music and dance project. You need to have at least two years' experience of Street, African, Contemporary dance or another dance style. However, we are looking for dancers with great potential and the right attitude, irrespective of technical ability.

This year young dancers will have the opportunity to work with Choreographer and Artistic Director Alesandra Seutin.

Project Dates:

Date

Times

Details

Venue

Tuesday October 25 2016

17.30h - 21.00h

Dance Audition – Live at Trinity Laban performance company

Trinity Laban

Laban Building

Creekside, Deptford

SE8 3DZ

Sunday 13 November

09.30h - 15.00h

Creative Days:

Collaborative days for musicians, dancers to devise work together

 

 

Trinity Laban

Laban Building

Creekside, Deptford

SE8 3DZ

 

 

Sunday 20 November

09.30h - 15.00h

Sunday 4 December

09.30h - 15.00h

Sunday 29 January

09.30h - 15.00h

Sunday 12 February

09.30h - 15.00h

Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 February

10.00h – 17.00h

Rehearsal days at the Tate Exchange

 

Tate Exchange

Tate Modern

South Bank

Sunday 26 February

09.30h - 15.00h

Creative Days:

Collaborative days for musicians, dancers to devise work together

 

Trinity Laban

Laban Building

Creekside, Deptford

SE8 3DZ

 

Sunday 12 March

09.30h - 15.00h

Sunday 19 March

09.30h - 15.00h

Date

Times

Details

Venue

Monday 20 March

 

16.00h - 21.00h

 

Tech Rehearsal

Laban Theatre

Laban Building

Creekside, Deptford

SE8 3DZ

Tuesday 21 March

 

16.00h - 22.00h

 

Performance

 

 

To be part of the Live at TL Dance Company you need to attend an informal audition workshop on Monday 31 October 18.30h-21.00h. If you would like to attend this audition workshop, or for more information, please email Emily Robinson at [email protected] 

Animate Artists

The opportunity to become an Animate Artist and perform at Live at Trinity Laban is by invitation only. Invitation is on the basis of your involvement in Animate Orchestra to date. Instrumentalists and music technologists can take part, and an invitation to participate takes into account your playing ability, creativity, attitude, and enthusiasm for collaborative working. For more information, please contact Joanna Freeman at [email protected].

Creative Collective

Visit the Creative Collective web page for more information. 

Schools, youth groups and individuals

If you are a Lewisham-based school, teacher, youth group or young person, and want to get involved in Live at Trinity Laban, please contact Louisa Borg-Costanzi Potts at [email protected] for queries relating to dance or showcasing cross-art form collaborations, and Joanna Freeman at [email protected] for queries about music performances.

Live at Trinity Laban 2016 Gallery

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