Lunas Dance Project’s Summer Intensive students and company dancers will be presenting a compilation of dance pieces and extracts of Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations at the Old Fire Station on Saturday 25th July.  Lunas Dance Project Summer Intensive is a five-day course led by director Ellie Aldegheri aiming to develop the professional within the student, including technique study, a mock audition, and a final show with the company.  The intensive focuses on developing well rounded dancers by exposing the participants to a variety of disciplines with an emphasis on contemporary dance, the mission to provide the tools to become strong and reliable professionals.  The final showcase performance offers a chance to see a new generation of dancers in development.

Performance: Saturday 25th July, 7.30pm

Venue:  The Old Fire Station, 40 George Street Oxford OX1 2AQ

Tickets:  £8.00, available online here or by phone 01865 305305 via Tickets Oxford, or in person from the Box Office at Oxford Playhouse, or on the door.

More information here and you can find out about Lunas Dance Project here

For Lunas Dance Project’s latest production Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations the dark stage space is suggestively characterised and demarcated by dimly glowing suspended light bulbs and scattered empty picture frames; to one side a wooden structure implies giant frames emerging from the floor. An expectation of symbolic significance to match the big theme of emotional change, desire and resistance that choreographer and artistic director Ellie Aldegheri signals in her programme note with reference to works by Kafka and Gabriel Garcia Marquez which have inspired her. (more…)

Up and coming Oxford based Lunas Dance Project presents its latest piece in two performances at the Old Fire Station on Saturday 20th June.  Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations is a project which explores the transformative effects of emotional change: desire and resistance, all the difficulties a new path brings.  Inspired by Kafka’s Metamorphosis and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World, Lunas’ artistic director and choreographer Ellie Aldegheri revisits the choices in life which transform identity. (more…)

Up and coming Oxford contemporary dance company Lunas Dance Project lead by Ellie Aldegheri will be performing in London as part of the Wandsworth Fringe Festival on Friday 8th May.  New work Of Myths, Perspectives and Transformations  explores the transformative effects of emotional change; desire and resistance, and all the difficulties a new path brings. Inspired by Franz Kakfa’s Metamorphosis and Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World, EIlie Aldegheri revisits choices that led to personal transformations. The company is energetic and dynamic, invoking past experiences by exploring the sensations associated with them through connected and flexible movements. The dancers excite the curiosity of their audience and engage their empathy.

Performance:  Friday 8th May, 6.00pm
Venue:  St Paul’s Church, Welham Road, London SW16

Get your tickets here:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/of-myths-perspectives-and-transformations-tickets-15676941153

For a free short taster, please join Lunas at St George’s Hospital Tooting at 2.30pm, 3.00pm and 3.30pm

St George’s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT

Wandsworth Fringe, London
http://wandsworthartsfestival.com/2015/event/of-myths-perspectives-and-transformations1

Find out more about Lunas Dance Project here

Read Jane Connelly’s review of Lunas Dance Project’s previous show here