Russell Maliphant Company — Still Current

5 - 7 Jun

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

 

Still Current is an evening of work by the internationally acclaimed Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Russell Maliphant; it features newly created duets and trios danced by his remarkable company and by Maliphant himself.

“Constantly absorbing and beautiful"
DAILY TELEGRAPH

Joining Maliphant on stage are Carys Staton, whose energetic elegance and dedication are showcased in the new creations, and Dickson Mbi, famed for his strength and incredible popping style. The evening also features Thomasin Gülgeç, whose fluid agility and grace are demonstrated in new works, and in the award-winning solo Afterlight (Part One), included as part of the programme. There is a diverse physical language across the pieces, integrating qualities and vocabulary from contemporary dance, ballet and martial arts.

“From a serene inwardness to astonishing virtuosity"
THE GUARDIAN

The lighting and projection designs for the evening are by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Hulls who received the Outstanding Achievement in Dance award at the 2014 Olivier Awards. Musically, the evening includes an eclectic mix of sound with new compositions by long time collaborators Andy Cowton and Mukul, and a work by Armand Amar, well known for his film music. Costume designs are by Stevie Stewart with animation created by Jan Urbanowski.

“Dancing bodies rarely look more beautiful than in the work of Russell Maliphant"
THE GUARDIAN

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R