Hofesh Shechter is a fast rising star of the UK dance scene. A former member of Batsheva Dance Company, he has made an impressive impact as a talented and creative new choreographic voice. His work is supremely physical, embracing elegant stage compositions and charged with engaging ideas.
Uprising is an energetic and muscular work for seven men. In your rooms is “an arrestingly powerful piece” (The Guardian) for 11 dancers and five musicians with an original score by the choreographer. Both pieces brim with playful, gritty physicality that is at times provocative, political and personal, presenting a society which is scarily alienating, yet shockingly familiar.
Presented with Vancouver New Music.
Commissioned by The Place, Southbank Centre and Sadler’s Wells (London). Supported by Arts Council England. Hofesh Shechter is a creative associate of The Point, Eastleigh.