Trinity Laban at Resolution 2022Tue 26 April 2022
Dance students and alumni are taking part in The Place’s annual pick ‘n’ mix festival of live theatre
Resolution 2022 runs from Saturday 7 May to Friday 10 June at The Place theatre. It features over 66 artists premiering bite-size performances across 22 nights.
These include 2021 Trinity Laban Innovation Award Winners Tough Boys Dance Collective (Roseann Dendy, Sula Castle and Daze Hingorani-Short). The queer-led dance theatre trio will present DJ as Witness, a simmering collection of club snapshots developed as part of the award (Tue 24 May).
Sula and Daze are also performing alongside alum Andrea Callaghan in Miriam Levy’s I Can’t Work Under These Conditions, a show is about divas that takes a witty look at the intersections of confidence and gender expression (Tue 31 May).
Also showing work is Danish dance artist and emerging choreographer Laura Engholm, the recipient of the 2020 Innovation Award. Mentored by participatory dance artist and fellow alum Stella Howard, Laura used her Award to created dance company Engholm Danseteater, which places diversity and inclusion at the heart of its work. Stories of Belonging is a witty and thoughtful blend of contemporary dance, music, poetry and physical theatre, creating a living collage of stories about what it means to belong to a place, to a person, to a tribe, to yourself (Wed 11 May).
MA Choreography student Angelina Gorgaeva presents Three Sisters.Between the lines…, inspired by Anton Chekhov’s play Three Sisters and performed by contemporary dance students Igea Noioso, Anika Nowicka, Zuzanna Wasiak, Chiara Duccini and Gaia Tundo (Thu 12 May).
Other alumni presenting work are Alice Labant and Gordon Raeburn, whose Rebooted Facets is an eclectic patchwork driven by chance and the Hip Hop sampling process (Tue 17 May).
Pavlina Karlo’s duet Now & Then, performed by Kristyna Kocianova and Agnieszka Mencel, portrays two physical bodies in the expression of one person in a lived journey of loss and gain through an emotional trauma (Wed 18 May).
Kathryn Fisher and Laure Dubanet invite the audience into a quiet and tender space of queer desire as they perform Teresa Skamletz’s Wet Bit of Sand (Thu 19 May).
Follow Through Collective, featuring Natalie Richter and Johanna Merceron, access imagination and physical memories to perform Greta Gauhe’s Being at Hand (Mon 30 May).
Hannah Connor and Nadine Muncey present Landscape No. 8, a duet that explores serenity and connectivity (Wed 8 Jun).
Colleen Bartley and Beithe Movement Collective invite the audience to experience the unfolding exploration of movement, sound, space, bodies and objects in surface tension of the unknown (Thu 9 Jun).
For over 30 years Resolution has been a celebration of new choreography and performance works, spotlighting emerging artists and being a springboard into the profession.
To see the full programme and book tickets, visit The Place website.
Image: Teresa Skamletz’s Wet Bit of Sand (credit Cheniece Warner)