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Intense Attachment

Intense Attachment is a 9 year piece of performance research which will feature 3 dance theatre and digital media works (3 years for each work split into three phases, R&D, Making, Touring). In late 2017, early 2018 I began the development of ‘Intense Attachment’ part 2 . During this development I had a set built, a 3x 3x 2.5 meter cube covered in sharks tooth gauze and equipped with two HD projectors. I’ve tested out the digital technology namely projection mapping and film, began developing physical material with the dancers, tested live-streaming and building projections to create an immersive viewer experience. The work is intended for outdoors and the audience can walk around the performance space at their leisure. Being a parent is a fantastic gift and my life is enriched as a result however it’s not all roses. I’ve dealt with feelings of loss of identity, isolation, and huge relationship challenges. All of these are explored within the work.

Full work

Building Projection

The work is funded by Arts Council England through grants for the arts.

The creative team;

Wayne Sables – Choreography/Film/Projection Mapping
Keira Martin – Performer www.keiradance.com
Chris Bradley – Performer www.chrisjbradley.co.uk
Hayley Youell / Nicholas Lewis – Composers www.hayleyyouell.com / www.nicolaslewis.com
Matt Young – Set design / Build
Steve Pool – Building Projection
Spin Arts – Producers www.spin-arts.com

Intense Attachment (part 1) is at the intersection of where dance meets technology. This work marks a significant turning point in my choreographic and film career, everything has changed. Intense Attachment is one of three works I intend to make over a five year period all merging several art forms and technologies to create a new interactive experience. I will work with the same creative team on all three works. The piece centres around a couple’s journey as they enter parenthood, the highs, the lows, the strains and the psychological torture. Dance, Film, Projection, Sculpture and technology collide in this sites specific work touring Yorkshire in 2016. We will spend a week in each venue re mapping the pathways through the piece, re developing our relationship to the environment, technology and each other this will culminate in 5 live and 1 live streamed performance over two days (the Friday and Saturday). We are implementing a pay what you can afford scheme as we believe that everyone has the right to see the arts and money should not be the barrier.

The work is funded by Arts Council England through grants for the arts.

The creative team;

Wayne Sables – Choreography/Film/Projection Mapping
Keira Martin – Performer www.keiradance.com
Chris Bradley – Performer www.chrisjbradley.co.uk
Hayley Youell / Nicholas Lewis – Composers www.hayleyyouell.com / www.nicolaslewis.com
Matt Young – Set design / Build
Steve Pool – Building Projection
Spin Arts – Producers www.spin-arts.com