We are thrilled to announce that former Scottish Ballet soloist Jarkko Lehmus will be performing at Cloud Dance Festival: Hush on 18 July.
He has worked as a freelancer with the National Youth Dance Company, Arc Dance Company, David Hughes Dance Company, Errol White Dance, Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and as a soloist with Scottish Ballet creating and dancing roles in the works of Ashley Page, Richard Alston, Krzysztof Pastor, Diana Loosmore, Siobhan Davies, Stephen Petronio, William Forsythe and Frederick Ashton.
He has also performed at The Royal Opera House in Turandot and Macbeth and worked on commercial projects in the UK including appearances at The Record of the Year Awards and The Brit Awards.
Jarkko received a Herald Angel Award for excellence in his performance of Ashley Page works during Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2005.
Jarkko joins a very exciting lineup offering 23 performances from 19 companies over 3 evenings, with other highlights including Slanjayvah Danza, Pair Dance, Taciturn's triple-bill, Isadora Duncan dance from Julia Pond Dance, a new work from Diciembre Dance Group (replacing Hurst & Griffiths), Blueprint Bursary Prize winner James Wilton, BBC's So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Sol Dans and many more. This will be our largest, most ambitious festival yet, and we really hope that you'll be there to support us!
Venue: Cochrane Theatre, 48 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AP
Dates: Friday 16 – Sunday 18 July
Tickets: £12 (£8 concessions)
Box Office: 020 7269 1606 or http://www.cochranetheatre.co.uk
Further details: http://www.cloud-dance-festival.org.uk