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<small>Random Dance, image Ravi Deepres</small> Random Dance World Premiere
Sadler's Wells, Thursday 3rd-Saturday 5th June, 7.30pm AtaXia
[Greek ataxi, disorder : a-, not; see a=AD1 + taxis,]
Random Dance, company in residence at Sadler's Wells, has become a creative
frontrunner on the British and international dance scene, renowned for its
innovative approach to dance
Directed by multi-award winning choreographer Wayne McGregor, AtaXia follows
the success of Random's Nemesis and comes to the stage after McGregor's
recently lauded commissions for Rambert, ENB and The Royal Ballet.
AtaXia redraws the traditional hierarchies of dance to generate a fresh and
radical look at human physicality. Deliberately interfering with Random's
sophisticated ability to co-ordinate muscular movement, AtaXia explores a
dislocating loss of control.
Drawing on a new team of experts from the diverse worlds of neuroscience,
composition, psychology, design, and computer programming, AtaXia challenges
the very fabric of collaboration. It is a creative friction that confounds
The revolutionary band ICEBREAKER will be performing music live, by Michael
Sadler's Wells, Thursday 3rd-Saturday 5th June, 7.30pm To book tickets call 0870 737 7737, or visit www.sadlerswells.com
"Ever curious, ever inventive,
Wayne McGregor is a true modern choreographer"
Ismene Brown, The Daily Telegraph
"Icebreaker's performers are a terrific asset.
They are well drilled and play with a passionate commitment
as well as the requisite and highly demading rythmic precision..."
Keith Potter, The Independent
"Ambitiously conceived, superbly danced"
Judith Mackrell, The Guardian
"Wayne McGregor is rightly regarded as the dance maker
who has bestowed new international lustre to British dance"
Giannandrea Poesio, Spectator