Rosebery Avenue
London, England EC1R

Held - frozen in impossible flight, caught, pinned down in suspended animation.

Different at each performance, the quick-fire ballistic rampage from these astoundingly athletic dancers is captured via a series of photographs, which are taken live on stage and instantaneously enlarged and flashed onto giant screens.

Projected behind the rocketing dancers, these amazing images allow us to see and experience movement in startlingly unexpected ways.

“Held is innocent and it is arrogant; it is rude, it is poetic; it is elegant, it is punk; it is sexy as hell. ” DB MAGAZINE

Choreographer Garry Stewart's work is characterised by his 'no-compromise' attitude. He has created dance that is fast, technically demanding and fraught with risk. For Held he works in close collaboration with renowned photographer Lois Greenfield to bring an entirely new experience to the stage.

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Added by Article19 on November 22, 2006