Far From Home
“Far From Home brings to the stage the humanity of told and untold stories by voices not always heard.”
Alleyne Dance presents, Far From Home, a new dance production that explores the topic of immigration and the consequences the search for “a better life” has for those forced to seek it due to social or political devastations.
Bringing Alleyne Dance’s dynamic, powerhouse style to the stage, Far From Home is a hard hitting, atmospheric, abstract narrative dance production.
Performed by 6 professional dance artists and a supporting cast made up of non-professional movers recruited from the local community, the performance ensemble will highlight the emotional and mental stresses of migrant families, as well as the impact on communities where migrants “settle”, as we unpick the meaning of tolerance and practice of integration.
Running Time: approx 80 minutes
Concept and Choreography: Kristina and Sadé Alleyne
Performers: Kristina Alleyne, Sadé Alleyne, Bryan Doisy, Giorgia Gasparetto, Juan Jesus Guiraldi and Iro Konti
Executive Producer: Grace Okereke
Company Coordinator: Ann Francis Ang
Marketing Manager: Georgia Gerson
Production Manager: Salvatore Scollo
Lighting Designer: Salvatore Scollo
Stage Design: Emanuele Salamanca
Costume Design: Giulia Scrimieri
Composer and Musical Director: Giuliano Modarelli
Composer: Nicki Wells
Sound Engineers: Toby Burroughs & Dominic Kennedy
Dramaturgy: Fiona Graham
Set Composition: Noa prealoni, Manuela Capraro
Co-commissioned by The Place London, Dance City Newcastle, Dance East and Dampfzentrale Bern. Supported by The National Lottery Arts Council England Project Grant. Additional support from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
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