THRILLING AND MOVING
We thrill and move a diverse public with relevant, important, political and meaningful dance responding to contemporary society from a female perspective.
ABSOLUTE SOLO II
Wed 19 May 2021 – premiere
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Wed 16 June 2021
Sat 24 July 2021
Edinburgh Festival Theatre
21 years on from her first ever solo show and six years since last appearing on stage herself, Kay returns to performing with a triple bill of solos.
ROMEO + JULIET
8 Sept 2021 – premiere
Rosie Kay’s Romeo + Juliet is a new interpretation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, re-told through the lens of 21st century gang culture, set in the stiflingly hot Birmingham summer of 2021.
The Body is the Frontline
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In 2008, choreographer Rosie Kay joined the 4th Battalion The Rifles, to watch and participate in full battle exercises, and visited the National Defence Medical Rehabilitation Centre. What came of these observations was the award-winning, five-star work 5 SOLDIERS.
5 SOLDIERS has been touring since its premiere in 2010, you can see the 2017 live stream (commissioned by The Space) for a limited time for free.
“War from a female perspective packs a punch…taut, visceral, compassionate”THE OBSERVER
“not only keeps us riveted, but helps close the gap of understanding between the armed forces and the general public.”
Just 10 DAYS until the world premiere of Rosie’s deeply personal new solo, ‘Adult Female Dancer’⚡️
See triple-bill ABSOLUTE SOLO II: https://t.co/YAJGYEcMsQ
19 May (premiere) @BirminghamRep
16 June @salisburyplay
24 July Edinburgh @captheatres
Image by Brian Slater. https://t.co/Qccgn2CxCa
In true #throwbackthursday fashion, we’ve got some archive photos of Rosie dancing ‘Patisserie’ 📽🎞
Curious? Upcoming triple-bill Absolute Solo II includes the archive footage of the international award-winning solo from 1999. Tickets on sale now: https://t.co/YAJGYEcMsQ https://t.co/S3EuBWmq9h
Midlands-based Theatre Makers! Applications are open for @YourOldChina's First Bite online micro-festival, for submissions to develop new work and showcase ideas to audiences and industry online in September 2021.
Closes: 10am, 7 June
More info: https://t.co/z98VFJsaY3 #FBBS21 https://t.co/nQGvkAw6Qc