"Place Prize" tag
Riccardo Buscarini publicity image for No Lander.© Riccardo Buscarini. (Click image for larger version)

Riccardo Buscarini – No Lander – London

Visually, No Lander could hardly be more different from Athletes; but the slow, deliberate approach to movement and style was very clearly from the same creative mould.

H2DANCE in Staging Ages.© Benedict Johnson. (Click image for larger version)

H2DANCE – Staging Ages – London

Packed overfull with ideas, it’s a way of looking at how our behaviour changes over the years, while we continue to feel much the same inside.

Ben Duke in Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me).© Zoe Manders. (Click image for larger version)

Lost Dog/Ben Duke – Paradise Lost (lies unopened beside me) – London

Ben Duke opens his one-man show disarmingly by losing his place in his copy of Milton’s Paradise Lost…

Hofesh Shechter Company in Political Mother.© Simona Boccedi. (Click image for larger version)

Hofesh Shechter – Political Mother, The Choreographer’s Cut – London

Still, with its thrilling, threatening and ultimately uplifting mood and its rock-gig presentation, Political Mother makes a wholly appropriate closer for Sadler’s audience-grabbing Sampled season.

Harriet Bone, Karolina Kraczkowska and Victoria Hoyland in Riccardo Buscarini's Athletes.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Place Prize 2012/13 – works by Rick Nodine, Riccardo Buscarini, Eva Recacha, h2dance – London

It’s amazing just how disparate the dance is that can make it to the Place Prize finals where 200 hopefuls were whittled down to 16 and now to 4 in the nightly finals shows which run through to the 27th April when the winner is chosen.

Martha Pasakopoulou in Eva Recacha's The Wishing Well.© Foteini Christofilopoulou. (Click image for larger version)

Gallery – Place Prize for Dance 2012/13

30 pictures by Foteini Christofilopoulou…

bgroup's A Short Lived Alteration of an Existing Situation - voted very highly by the audience but didn't make it through to finals.© Ben Johnson. (Click image for larger version)

Place Prize for Dance – Semi-Finals with 16 works – London

Nothing in contemporary dance is more guaranteed to provoke controversy than the Place Prize, now returning for its fifth edition, organised by the excellent team at The Place…

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Place Prize for Dance 2012/13 – Finalists Announced

And the four Finalists are: h2dance (Hannah Gillgren and Heidi Rustgaard), Riccardo Buscarini, Rick Nodine, Eva Recacha. Congrats to all, more details in the press release.

Noe Soulier. © Benedict Johnson. (Click image for larger version)

Noe Soulier / Frauke Requardt & Freddie Opoku-Addaie – Mixed Bill – London

Soulier has created two thoughtful and captivating dance works from the ingenious simplicity of systematically cataloguing the building blocks of ballet and then having some deconstructive fun by shifting these basic elements around.

The Place Prize logo. © The Place

The Place Prize 2012/13 – Dance Commissions Announced

The 16 entrants competing for The Place Prize for dance, sponsored by Bloomberg, have been awarded a total commission fund of £100,000.

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