SKIN - The Mill Arts Centre

201 Dance Company presents the UK tour of SKIN This is not my body this is not my body this is not my body.

 

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2017, 201 Dance Company are pleased to present a UK tour of their acclaimed show SKIN. This intimate journey of self-discovery will be performed at The Mill Arts Centre on Thursday 11th October at 7.30pm.

 

This outstanding dance/theatre piece explores a boy’s journey through gender transition. Blending urban and contemporary hip-hop style and original music, award-winning choreographer Andrea Walker directs a cast of 7 dancers in a fast-paced, emotionally charged story of identity, family, mental health and belonging.

 

Stand out dance of the Summer

– THE GUARDIAN

 

"Packs an emotional punch, steering hip-hop into fresh territory"

– THE TIMES

 

“The narrative is clear, direct and incredibly heart wrenching"

-  LGBTY Scotland

 

“Thrilling...Thought provoking”

- EDINBURGH CULTURE

 

In just 4 years 201 Dance Company have created a buzz at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and throughout the UK with their unique style of dance with a theatrical narrative. The company strive to confront issues and challenge social prejudices. Their performances cross genres and have also been seen in New York at the Manhattan Movement Center and New York Symphony Space; 201 Dance Company had 3 consecutive sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and won an outstanding award for choreography developed at The Broadway Dance Center. In August 2015 choreographer Andrea Walker was nominated for an Inspire: Change Maker Award by London Dance.

 

Georgia Geary of The Mill Arts Centre said; “201 Dance is one of the most innovative and brave companies performing in the UK right now. They bring challenging subjects into the light through fantastic choreography and performance.  I’m thrilled that we’ve been able to bring them to Banbury as part of our continuing dance programme, and in partnership with Dancin’ Oxford festival.”

 

SKIN will be performed at The Mill on Thursday 11th October at 7.30pm. Tickets are priced at £15 and are available from the Box Office on 01295 279002 or

www.themillartscentre.co.uk

 

 

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