In Nothing Moves If I Don’ t Push It, Guiseppe Tato is a man with memories, fantasies and ghosts. Though he loves his world, he can’t help messing it up. He chases the women who reject him and tries in vain to be a tough guy. He thinks he is independent but his mother is always there.
This is the heart-warming and comic tale of one man’s struggle for love and redemption,told with passion and vigour, through a mix of high octane acrobatics, German wheel and flying Chinese-pole.
With Hold Everything Dear, Laïla Diallo draws inspiration in themes of migration and displacement to create a compelling moment of dance. For this new opus she is joined by a fine cast of dancers and musicians including composer Jules Maxwell, with a specially commissioned live score. This is a UK premiere.
The Place Prize for dance sponsored by Bloomberg was set up in 2004 as the first UK choreography competition in an attempt to support, nurture and celebrate new dance ideas. The Place Prize is now recognised as one of the most prestigious awards for contemporary dance in Europe.