Martyna Poznanska

Martyna Poznanska

Martyna Poznańska is a cross-disciplinary artist who works with different media across disciplines, building connections between the intangible medium of sound and solid matter. This includes the practice of listening ...

Mix

Mix

A choreographic commission for The Place – London Contemporary Dance School. The work was created for 16 dance artist and premiered as part of an evening of work by renown international Choreographers.


Discovery – Vietnam

Discovery – Vietnam

A creative development project supported by British Council/Arts Council England through the Artist International Development Fund (AIDF)  giving Dam Van Huynh an invaluable opportunity to spend a month and a half in his birth country Vietnam - collaborating with Arabesque, engaging with local artists, learning traditional and contemporary ideas and collecting music samples as part of his heritage rediscovery process. This experience has triggered a pivotal shift in Van Huynh's movement language inviting him to delve ever deeper into the nature of the human condition.

Read article: It's time I went home: expat Vietnamese choreographer


Marsquake

Marsquake

Piece for 4 dancers

Duration: 20min
Premiered on the Saturday 20 October 2012 at The Place

Commissioned by Dance United

A work in collaboration with Dance United – a charity organisation which aims at positively changing lives of marginalised and hard-to-reach people through high-quality dance training and performance, for 4 male dancers premiered at The Place as part of an evenings of works under the theme of a Holding Space.

Choreography: Dam Van Huynh
Rehearsal Director: Haris Marathefti, Lyndsey Thomas with support from Rowena Evans and Veronica Monk
Costume: Becky Hayes, Frances Morris
Music: Jamie Hamilton
Lighting: Jonathan Samuels
Photography: Pari Naderi, taken at Siobhan Davies Studios in London
Performed by Academy Dance Ensemble Atakan Aydin, Moshood Ibrahim, Scott Miles, Ali Sheikh

Dance United
www.dance-united.com

Jamie Hamilton - Composer
www.jamiehamilton.net


Hong Kong Residency

Hong Kong Residency

This two year residency enabled Dam Van Huynh to explore his creative voice and movement language with full support by the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. It was in this residency where he was able to push the limits of his ideas on the diverse movement qualities and textures of the human body forming his unique movement language influenced by Western and Eastern ideas. During his residency, Van Huynh was able to work with dance students from HKAPA and deliver international tours to Busan International Festival – Korea, M1 Fringe Festival – Singapore and impulsed a collaborative project between HKAPA and Hong Kong based dance company Unlock Dancing Plaza.


Marc Krause

Marc Krause

Marc was born in France and graduated from Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Paris. He later on received a Postgraduate certificate from Trinity Laban focusing on ...

Wai Shan Vivian Luk

Wai Shan Vivian Luk

Wai Shan Vivian Luk trained in Musical Theatre in 2009-2010. She graduated from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2015 majoring in contemporary dance. She completed her master’s ...

Ieva Navickaite

Ieva Navickaite

Ieva was born in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1991. There she graduated from A.Martinaitis Visual Art School and Kaunas Dance School. Later Ieva majored in Dance at Idyllwild Arts Academy, CA, ...

Tommaso Petrolo

Tommaso Petrolo

Originally from Rome, Tommaso graduated in ballet technique at Balletto di Roma and after a few years he moved to NY to complete his studies in contemporary dance as a ...

Marley Seville

Marley Seville

Originally from Reading in Berkshire, Marley Seville began his dance training in a local hip-hop group. At the age of 18 he moved to London to continue his studies. In ...