||Monday, June 24, 2013
||Saturday, June 29, 2013
||Throughout Canary Wharf
Exhilarating, thought-provoking and fun, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival’s annual outdoor dance extravaganza is back - bigger, better and for longer!
Let Dancing City take you on a journey across the parks, piazzas, open spaces and waterfronts of Canary Wharf.
On the way you’ll encounter exquisite Sufi whirling dervish choreography, exhilarating urban moves from France, contemporary dance from Candoco, Britain’s leading company of disabled and non-disabled dancers and a rare outdoor performance from English National Ballet.
Enjoy full performances and bite sized al fresco dance treats from some of the very best UK and international dance companies and artists in a week dedicated to dance at Canary Wharf.
Monday 24 June
12-2pm, Cabot Square, Motionhouse presents Captive (pictured right) - the latest outdoor production from the UK’s most popular dance company
Tuesday 25 June
12-2pm, Wren Landing, Joli Vyann presents Don’t Drink & Dance - a fusion of dance, acrobatics and street theatre
Wednesday 26 June
12-2pm, Cabot Square, Grounded presents Street Jam - Temujin Gill (responsible for the jive sequence in the Olympic Opening Ceremony) presents new work fusing lindy hop and street dance
Thursday 27 June
12-2pm, Jubilee Place Mall, Acrojou presents Lifted - their new show on the German wheel
Friday 28 June
12-2pm, Wren Landing, English National Ballet presents a pas de deux from Raymonda - A rare outdoor performance and following the English National Ballet’s well received performances of Trois Gnossiennes.
Saturday 29 June, 1-5pm, Various locations
Westferry Circus - Ziya Azazi presents Dervish in Progress - This contemporary exponent of the Sufi Whirling Dervish tradition appeared as part of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Jubilee Plaza - Joli Vyann presents H2H - a new acrobatic dance performance
Wren Landing - English National Ballet (as above)
Montgomery Square - Candoco Dance Company presents Studies for C - a sequel - the world’s leading integrated dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers present a new outdoor duet for two dancers choreographed by Javier de Frutos.
Jubilee Plaza - Grounded (as above)
Montgomery Square - French Compagnie Massala presents Deviation - an athletic, high energy dance performance which takes place around a car.
Middle Dock - Studio Eclipse presents Two Sink One Float - the Belgian contemporary dance company with a performance in the water of Canary Wharf’s middle dock
Canary Riverside - i19 presents Layers
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