Masterclass With Richard Alston

2:30 - 4pm

£85 Enrolment / £25 Drop-in* (limited places)

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*Please Note: There are limited drop-in places so it is advised to book in advance.

Class description:

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear insights from Sir Richard Alston himself about his celebrated work. Together with the company dancers you will explore duets from Richard’s new work Voices and Light Footsteps, a samba from Gypsy Mixture, a duet from Proverb and the fabulous Brahms Hungarian dances. Richard will talk you through his motivations for making his work and there will be a chance to ask questions.

This is suitable for anyone with an interest in dance and the work of Richard Alston Dance Company.

Please note: This is not a participatory workshop. This class is Mon 12 - Thu 15 Aug, there will be no class on Fri 16 Aug.

About the company 

Since its founding in 1994, Richard Alston Dance Company has become one of the United Kingdom’s most avidly- followed contemporary dance companies, performing the work of its artistic director Richard Alston and associate choreographer Martin Lawrance.

Music plays a vital part in the company’s identity and since its inception, Alston has used the work of a diverse range of composers including Brahms, Britten, Hoagy Carmichael, Chopin, Heiner Goebbels, Scott Joplin, Astor Piazzolla, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Steve Reich, Terry Riley, Scarlatti, Shostakovich, Shukar Collective, Stravinsky and Schumann.

Times: 14.30-16.00
Duration: 90 mins
Venue: at The Place
Level: Open
Style: Contemporary

Summer Dance Courses Week 2

Join us for a week of technique and creative classes with Richard Alston Dance Company. This an exceptional and ultimate opportunity to train with the company.