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Dance Performances

Annual Composers and Choreographers

Sunday 30 January 2011

19.30

A celebration of creative working showing new works devised by students from the Department of Dance, Film and Theatre and the Department of Music and Sound Recording.

A Collaboration

Wednesday 16 February 2011

19.30

An evening of dance as a result of a collaboration between two local dance companies; Actual Size Dance Company based at the University of Surrey, and Nutshell Contemporary Dance, a newly formed professional company, who have performed choreographic work around London and Surrey.

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The Student Fundraiser

Wednesday 23 February 2011

19.30

The Student Fundraiser

Wednesday 23 February, 19.30

Students present a fun-filled showcase of dance performances.

The Living Room

Wednesday 9 March 2011

19.30

"A subtle, quick-witted essay on the fluctuation of human interaction...an arresting piece that left you, in a desirable sense, wanting more." The Times

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Butterfly Dreaming Tour

Tuesday 15 March 2011

19.30

Henri Oguike, one of the UK’s most inventive choreographers, presents a stunning new triple bill and a handpicked quintet of world-class dancers.

One

Wednesday 23 March 2011

19.30

Does everything really begin with one or is it that everything ends with one?

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Final Year Degree Shows

Friday 8 April 2011

19.30

Final year dancers and choreographers showcase their exciting new work.

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Final Year Degree Shows

Saturday 9 April 2011

19.30

Final year dancers and choreographers showcase their exciting new work.

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End-of-Year Dance Show

Friday 10 June 2011

19.30

Dance students at the University of Surrey invite audiences to see a wide range of dance performances, ranging from Contemporary to Ballet, African, Kathak and Hip Hop.

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End-of-Year Dance Show

Saturday 11 June 2011

14.00 & 19.30

Dance students at the University of Surrey invite audiences to see a wide range of dance performances, ranging from Contemporary to Ballet, African, Kathak and Hip Hop.

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Solid Senses: Laban Geometry of Dance

Tuesday 14 June 2011

15.00 & 19.30

Rudolf Laban’s unpublished drawings and his graphic representation of his icosahedral model in dance will be used for the first time to create a performance-based and artistic response.

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KATHAKBOX

Wednesday 26 October 2011

19.30

Kathakbox is the latest production from one of the UK’s most dynamic dance companies. 

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SCHOOL OF ARTS CHRISTMAS SHOW

Friday 16 December 2011

19.30 to 19.30 (MATINEE CANCELLED)

Please join us for an extra special Christmas Show to celebrate the new School of Arts, featuring students from Dance, Film, Theatre, Music and Sound Recording, and the Guildford School of Acting.

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Composers & Choreographers

Sunday 29 January 2012

19.30

A celebration of collaborative and creative working showcasing performances by students from the School of Arts.    

ACTUAL SIZE

Wednesday 22 February 2012

19.30

The University of Surrey's resident dance company Actual Size has devised a collection of works for you to enjoy and admire.

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LOL (Lots of Love)

Wednesday 14 March 2012

19.30

Known for mining witty and profound dance theatre from everyday life, Luca Silvestrini's award-winning Protein has struck dance gold with LOL (Lots of Love).

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Hip Hop

Saturday 17 March 2012

Entertainment from 18.30

Teamed up with Woking Dance Festival and Kane FM, we bring you an evening that celebrates Hip Hop and the vibrant art forms that have stemmed from its surrounding culture.

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Dancing the invisible - Late Work

Tuesday 1 May 2012

19.30

Does the dancing have to stop as the body ages?
How does the older dancer draw on sensory memory and the imagination to make dances?
What does 'mature ballet' look like?
What IS a mature dance?

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Final Degree Dance Shows

Friday 25 May 2012

19.30

You are invited to a vivid celebration of our student talent.

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Transform@work

Friday 25 May 2012

9.00 to 18.00

Transform@work is the second biannual postgraduate symposium organised by Dance Studies at the University of Surrey.

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iWeave

Monday 11 June 2012

17.30

iWEAVE explores the transformation of a dancer's costume into a digital wearable item inviting unique movement interactions.

Flatland 2.0

Tuesday 19 June 2012

19.30

Inspired by E A Abbott's 1884 novella Flatland, the classic science and mathematical fiction.

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State of Emergency

Wednesday 24 October 2012

19:30

We are very excited to welcome the internationally acclaimed State of Emergency as part of our Black History Month activities and celebrations. In a unique performance especially for the University of Surrey, the company will perform excerpts and improvisations from "Desert Crossings", their internationally acclaimed dance theatre production, alongside "Sketches From Grahamstown".

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The Christmas Show

Friday 14 December 2012

19:30

Please join us for our annual Christmas Show. To celebrate the year end, we have mulled wine, mince pies and some fantastic performances for you to enjoy.

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Dance Double Bill

Wednesday 6 February 2013

19:30

Featuring new work by two exciting dance artists - 'Obverse' by Joe Moran and 'Ordinary Courage' by Theo Clinkard

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Actual Size Dance Company

Friday 8 March 2013

19:30

Actual Size is a student led dance company, working with professional dance artists and developing their own work. In the past the company has worked with artists including Luke Birch, Annie Lok, Karen Da Silva and most recently Rosie Heafford (Second Hand Dance).

Actual Size has also been fortunate enough to tour work and perform at dance platforms such as Dancin’ Oxford in 2010.

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Weightless

Wednesday 20 March 2013

19:30

Weightless is a new work celebrating Yael Flexer’s 20th anniversary as a choreographer. Engaging, thoughtful, but with a cheeky wink, this show carries Yael’s trademark witty text and humour combined with fastpaced, space-hungry movement and a driving musical score by Israeli cellist Karni Postel.

It also features an exciting digital element with radio-controlled floating objects drifting through the auditorium and a multiplicity of sound objects; disembodied voices immersing both audience and performers.

Final Dance Degree Shows

Wednesday 29 May 2013

Join us for a vivid celebration of our student talent. A rare opportunity to see the next generation of young dance artists and choreographers before they embark on their professional careers.

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School of Arts End of Year Show

Thursday 6 June 2013

19:30

This lively show will include performances by the acclaimed Stopgap dance company, a professional, integrated company which specialises in performances by dancers with and without disabilities; there will be performances by students from our music programmes; a music video made by Film Studies students, and dance including Kathak, a traditional Indian dance form, which will be fused with contemporary dance techniques. You’ll also be treated to a pre-show ballet performance.

This is a great showcase for the talented young artists studying here at Surrey.

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YERMA

Wednesday 13 November 2013

19.30

Amina Khayyam Dance Company with Zeroculture present: a Kathak interpretation of the classic play by Federico Garcia Lorca.

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ERHEBUNG

Wednesday 27 November 2013

14.00; 16.30; 19.00

A Dance-Sculpture-Sonic Art Installation. 
'Choreographic Affiliate for the Royal Ballet, Mayuri Boonham, redraws choreographic boundaries with her visionary approach to Bharata Natyam dance, pushing the classical South Asian art form into new collaborative and conceptual territories.

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University Carol Service

Wednesday 4 December 2013

17:30

Don’t forget, the University Carol Service will be taking place on Wednesday 4 December in Guildford Cathedral from 5.30pm.

Admission is free and we welcome all staff, students, family and friends to join us for this festive occasion.

There will also be a retiring collection for the North Guildford Food Bank taking place on the night.

ARTIFICIAL THINGS

Wednesday 12 February 2014

7.30pm

In this cinematic and evocative production, Stopgap Dance Company creates a compact world of riddles that question our notions about unity and co-existence. 

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Composers & Choreographers

Sunday 23 February 2014

7.30pm

A culmination of an intensive collaboration involving choreography and composition developed in just two days by students working together. Witty, thrilling, thoughtful and amusing, these performances always surpass expectation.

ACTUAL SIZE DANCE COMPANY SHOWCASE

Friday 7 March 2014

7.30PM

The Actual Size Dance Company showcase 2014 is a culmination of external workshops and students choreography into an evening that showcases the wide range of the University of Surrey dance student's talents and passions. Come and join us for a contemporary dance-filled evening of fresh student zeal!

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Wendy Houstoun: 50 ACTS

Wednesday 14 May 2014

7.30pm

'A maverick to the tip of her toes, (Houstoun) seems to reinvent herself for each new work... it's daringly brilliant' The Independent

Movement/Theatre artist Wendy Houstoun brings her latest work, 50 Acts, to the Ivy Arts Centre.

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Graduate Dance Degree Show

Wednesday 11 June 2014

19.30

You are invited to a vivid celebration of our student talent, showcasing their work from throughout their degrees before they graduate from the University to embark on careers within dance education, community and arts sectors.

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