“A blazing triple bill at Sadler’s Wells”
“a masterful re-staging of Macmillan’s short ballet”
“an exceptional blend of old and new”
A dynamic contemporary ballet company
Connecting to Cohan
with guest speaker Richard Alston
Saturday 14th May 2022
The Mill Arts Centre, Banbury
On Saturday 14 May the company will be heading to The Mill, Banbury to perform Robert Cohan’s Afternoon Conversations with Dancers with guest speaker Richard Alston talking about Cohan’s legacy.
This will be followed by a screening of Lockdown Portraits.
The performances will take place across several locations in the V&A museum, timings below:
12.00 – The Sackler Courtyard
12.20 – Raphael Cartoons, Room 48a
12.40 – Medieval & Renaissance, Room 50b
13.00 – Paintings, Room 87
14.00 – The Sackler Courtyard
14.20 – Raphael Cartoons, Room 48a
14.40 – Medieval & Renaissance, Room 50b
15.00 – Paintings, Room 87
Choreographer: Sir Robert Cohan
Performers: Jonathan Goddard, Freya Jeffs, Edd Mitton, Abigail Attard Mantalto
Music: Nils Frahm, Ólafur Arnalds
Under the artistic direction of Yolande Yorke-Edgell, Yorke Dance Project is a dynamic contemporary ballet company rooted in tradition while dancing our way into the future.
Formed in Los Angeles in 1998 before relocating to the UK in 2009, the hallmark of YDP’s unique programming is our commitment to presenting immaculately re-constructed classics alongside premieres by both established and emerging choreographers. We combine each of our productions with dynamic outreach activities to engage, inform and inspire the public.
The company’s compellingly, athletic dancers at the peak of their creative powers are joined by guest artists from The Royal Ballet, the Martha Graham Dance Company and celebrated, London-based freelance artists.
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