The Further Adventures of Freefall, April/May 2009

Freefall's first venture into film-making - a film of their ballet Nightshade - acted as the curtainraiser for a new piece, Freefalling from Outer Space.

Nightshade

Choreography Freefall Dance Company

Taking and exploring themes from horror and film noir movies, an abstract piece that demonstrates the versatility of Freefall, the dancers’ ease at embracing all dance genres and the emotional intensity they can portray. Created in 2007 using original composition by Richard Syner and video footage of Freefall’s choreography as a starting-point, the music for Nightshade was created by Mary Martin (Royal Ballet Sinfonia), Michael Dollan (Sage Gateshead) and the pupils of Fox Hollies School. Filmed by Rob Lindsay.

Music by Richard Syner, with Mary Martin, Michael Dollan and the pupils of Fox Hollies School

Freefalling from Outer Space

Choreography Freefall Dance Company

Some eight months in the making... the most memorable, startling experience of your life... in glorious technicolor.

Music Richard Syner, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, Phillip Glass, Carl Orff, J.S. Bach, Jimmy Floyd, The Creatures

Projections Keith Youngson




Nightshade


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