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Commission for Intoto Dance Company

Commission for Intoto Dance Company

In March 2017 I will be starting a new commission for Intoto Dance Company.

Find out more about them and their tour on their website

Audition for Wayne Parsons Dance

Audition for Wayne Parsons Dance

Wayne Parsons Dance is seeking an experienced male performer and female performer for the creation and performance of a new dance-theatre work titled Vestige. In addition to Choreographer/Director Wayne Parsons, performers will be working with Dramaturg Pooja Ghai (Associate Director Theatre Royal Stratford East) and Writer Ankur Bahl (performer at The Globe, RSC and DV8)

Male: Playing age 30-45 years old. We’re looking for an experienced performer with strong character work, partner work, and the ability to explore movement that originates from a theatrical drive. Applicants must have strong acting and text abilities, as the performer will deliver a 10-minute monologue in the work. No specific accent is required, however the performer must be comfortable playing a character who comes from a high social status and education.

Female: We’re looking for an experienced performer with strong character work, floor work, partner work, and the ability to explore movement that originates from a theatrical drive.

Performers from all ethnicities and nationalities are encouraged to apply. Must be eligible to work in the UK. No travel fees will be covered.

Dates for the project are as follows:

Initial Creation and Performance period:

5-23 December 2016

30 January 2017 – 5 February 2017

20-25 February 2017 (Performance on 25 February at Rich Mix, London)

Remount:

4 days to remount Vestige w/c 17 July 2017 (exact schedule TBC)
One performance w/c 24 July 2017 in Cambridge (exact date TBC)

Please DO NOT apply if you are not available for the dates stated above.

To apply please send your CV and a video link to contact@wayneparsonsdance.com by Monday 19 September.

Audition will be held on 24 September 2016 in London, venue TBA.

This is a paid opportunity.

If you have any questions please email contact@wayneparsonsdance.com

A video of the R&D for Vestige can be found here: https://vimeo.com/161851679

Success for ‘Vestige’ and Wayne Parsons Dance.

Success for ‘Vestige’ and Wayne Parsons Dance.

I am so excited to been 1 of 8 artists chosen to be supported by East London Dance through their Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund. It was the first time I had pitched an idea and all the practice seems to have paid off. The award will support the development of my new work Vestige.

Bring on an exciting 2016! ‪#‎Vestige‬

More details can be found here:

http://www.eastlondondance.org/news/dance-enterprise-ideas-fund-awards-8-outstanding-dance-entrepeneurs-25000/

https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2016/eight-choreographers-share-25k-dance-fund/

 

 

Shortlisted for the Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund

Shortlisted for the Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund

 

Exciting news…

I have been shortlisted for the Dance Enterprise Ideas Fund and will be pitching my new work Vestige on the 21 March at East London Dance’s Ideas Summit. A great chance to share my ideas and introduce people to my work. I am very pleased indeed.

http://www.eastlondondance.org/news/shortlist-announced-for-the-dance-enterprise-ideas-fund/

Vestige

In December 2015 Wayne Parsons Dance began the development of a new work titled Vestige. Vestige sees Wayne treading new ground as he works for the first time with writer Ankur Bahl and Dramaturg Pooja Ghai to bring to life his exciting new work that integrates text and movement.

This initial R&D was supported by Akademi, Rich Mix and DanceEast through their Choreographic Development Fund. It was also generously supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

More news and footage to come soon!

National Choreographic Centre. Final day picture.

National Choreographic Centre. Final day picture.

What a great time we had at the LAB at DanceEast.

Here’s a little picture of the team including dancers, choreographers, teachers and of course, our leader of the pack, Jonathan Lunn.

Choreographer chosen by National Choreographic Centre.

I have recently learnt that I am one of the four choreographers to have been selected for the National Choreographic Centre’s ChoreoLAB.  This will take place at DanceEast in early April 2013 and will be headed by Jonathan Lunn.

More information about this fantastic opportunity can be found here: http://www.danceeast.co.uk/press/386/DanceEast-announces-successful-National-Choreographic-Centre-applicants-/

New Commission for London Studio Centre.

I will be making a new short work for London Studio Centre’s 2nd year students that will be performed at the New Wimbledon Theatre on the 12th, 13th and 14th July 2013.

 

Follow this link for further details: http://www.london-studio-centre.co.uk/events/current-shows#danceoverture

 

 

‘Meeting’ selected for Choreography Competition.

Photo by ASH

Photography by ASH

 

I am very pleased to announce my new work Meeting has been selected from 130 applicants to compete as 1 0f 10 finalists in the 6th Copenhagen International Choreography Competition held on the 29th March 2013.

If you want to check out the competition, here’s the link to their website http://www.cph-icc.dk/cph-icc.ck/CICC.html

 

 

 

‘Meeting’ premiere performance reviews.

Read some of our fabulous reviews from the premiere performance of Meeting 

“works exquisitely well with fine performances from both dancers and a great connection between performers and audience.” Lise Smith

http://londondance.com/articles/reviews/resolution-penny-jules-wayne-parsons-botis-seva/

 

“Greatly anticipated and setting the bar for the rest of Resolution! is Wayne Parsons’ Meeting; a cleverly assembled duet which is proof that simplicity really is the most effective way.” Laura Warner

http://www.theplace.org.uk/16880/resolution-review/sat-2-february.html

 

Meeting’s accomplishment lies in its intelligent insight into the dynamics of a two-person relationship.” Elise Nuding

 

http://www.cloud-dance-festival.org.uk/reviews/resolution-2-feb-2013.html