Community Platform 2013

Attik 360 - Photo Credit: Foto Plus
Murlow - Photo Credit: Foto Plus
Attik 360 - Photo Credit: Foto Plus
The boys are back in town project - Photo Credit: Foto Plus

We had a wonderful time at our community platform on Tuesday 26th February. It was such a fantastic mix of performers and it was lovely to see so many happy faces.

The evening started with beautiful films from Spindrift, Gloucester Dance and Access Theatre.

Attik 360 kicked the show off with ‘Strictly 360’, a piece based in what it is to be in a dance team. Callington Dance Academy followed with ‘Morning Questions’, a piece looking at identity and differences from person to person.

SculptMotion from ROC Creative performed ‘Dosey-Doe’ Yann Tiersen & ‘Wriggle’ Bloc Party, two contrasting pieces. Estria a resident street crew from Kingsbridge community college performed ‘groove’ a funky and signature mix of house, whacking, lyrical, popping and locking.

Acces Theatre performed ‘Memory Box’, a piece exploring memories and how they effect and shape us. Murlow’s piece was ‘untreated’ a duet devised from the common issue of uneven equality in inclusive dance.

Attik Youth Dance performed ‘The rues are….’ From exploring improvised frameworks, the young people set their own rules within different spaces and timing structures.

City College Plymouth’s BTEC Dance performed an Alston and Cunningham inspired piece which drives the dancers through a series of duets, solos and ensemble moments.

Exim performed ‘Waiting’ an abstract piece that explores elements of competition, conflict and disagreement within family life. Wheelfever performed ‘The start of something me’ “Find our who you are and do it on purpose.” (Dolly Parton)

Lastly we had The boys are back in town male dance project and ‘The body in Me’ a collaboration between Attik Dance and the Barbican theatre based on getting young male dancers from Plymouth to work with each other to create a piece to be performed in the current dance season.

We had our biggest audience yet and raised £380 for Attik 360.

We would like to say a huge thank you to the performers, the raffle prize donators, the volunteers, who made sure the evening, ran so smoothly, the audience for their amazing support, cheers and applause and City College Plymouth for the use of their performance space.