Slow Burn

The work-in-progress sharing of Slowburn was the culmination of a three-week R&D process in the studio at Watford Palace Theatre over the month of May. Along with Designer Joanna Parker and Digital Artist Ian Galloway, Kate Flatt worked in collaboration with dance artists Elisabetta d’Aloia, Amir Giles and Igor Urzelai, through improvisation and playful exploration to develop the language and tone for new dance theatre work.

“We have begun to find a way to tell poetic tales, as ambiguous dream-like evocations in the medium of dance. The set by Designer Joanna Parker has enabled interaction with moveable set elements. Working with Digital Artist Ian Galloway we have explored how to incorporate images into the action to create a ‘magic lantern’ world.”

Creative team
Artistic Director & Choreographer: Kate Flatt
Designer: Joanna Parker Digital Artist: Ian Galloway Dance Artists: Elisabetta d’Aloia, Amir Giles, Igor Urzelai
Stage Manager: Sarah Yelland
Project Manager: Silke Arnold

May 17th 2013, 4pm & 6pm, Watford Palace Theatre
May 30th 2013 7.30pm London Jewish Cultural Centre 

Thanks to Ana Sophia Londoño and Bella Riza for assisting on Design and Digital Art, writer Alice Birch  Creative Associate at Watford Palace, Catherine Willmore at Arts Council England, Lara Stefansdottir at Icelandic National Dance Company and Oliver Lamford.

Slowburn research and development was made possible through the generous support of Arts Council England, Co-Producer Watford Palace Theatre and Supporter London Jewish Cultural Centre. 

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