SHE IS : a powerful documentary about rehabilitating survivors of sex trafficking and sexual abuse through the power of dance.

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  According to the FBI, human trafficking is the third largest criminal activity globally, with a value of $150 billion per annum. Humans are most commonly trafficked for sexual exploitation, and this happens in every country. There are twenty-five million global victims of sex trafficking, 20% of whom were children when trafficked. Globally 1 in … Continue reading

MAPPING GENDER : a multisensory exhibition of dance & image @The Place, London

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  Maps carve borders through landscapes. Clothes are maps for the body. Both are arbitrary constructs, omnipresent in our society, and have a real impact on people. Mapping Gender is a multisensory exhibition of dance, image, scent, sound and research. It’s an invitation to explore the parallels between cartography and historical clothing through a lens of … Continue reading

Ten Short Films: A Scrapbook of the Pandemic

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  In early 2021, choreographer Doug Varone created 10 short films exploring aspects of the early months of the COVID pandemic. Having been a cinephile all his life he channeled his love of MGM musicals and built intimate filmed reflections of the isolation and frustration we all experienced. These are not dance films in the … Continue reading

Queer Utopias on the Dancefloor and Beyond

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  Facing the AIDS crisis and an indifferent mainstream culture at best, an outright hostile one at worst, L.A.’s Gen X LGBTQ+ community found a home for themselves in the performance spaces, and on the dancefloors of clubs like Jewel’s Catch One, Arena, Club Chico, The Palms, Paradise Ballroom, Outer Limits, and Circus. While many … Continue reading

The Pappy Show brings their award-winning show BOYS to the Barbican

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    The PappyShow is an ensemble theatre company that creates space for people to dance, play and celebrate their authentic voice is heading to the Barbican Theatre in London with their show called BOYS. The PappyShow was formed in 2013 by their Artistic Director Kane Husbands who is also a lecturer at Central St … Continue reading

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