The hard work and achievements of Cohort 08’s 12 weeks were shared in three very special dance performances
The first piece, A Fleeting Moment, was learnt by the group in just five days. The young people had the honour of performing this in front of Their Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex when they visited the Academy in week 8. Their second piece had been made by the dancers themselves with the dance artists as a collective collaboration. The final piece, Rewritten Pages, was first performed by the group at The Berry Theatre after just three weeks in May 2014.
We were also proud, as always, to see a new piece by our lovely performance company Wessex Girls : Wessex Boys.
We also celebrated three years since our performance of Sonhos – the first project in our wonderful Academy on St Pauls Hill. To mark this milestone we were thrilled to present a very special film looking back at all of the young people who have come through the Academy doors over the past three years. Many of the young people were at the performance to make a very special surprise appearance.
Finally, we were pleased to launch an independent piece of research produced by Justice Studio which looked into the Academy programme and the outcomes for young people who have completed the project. The results of the research were shared during the evening clearly demonstrating that the programme was having significant benefits for young people including a reduction in offending and re-offending and positive and successful return to education, training or employment at the end of the project.
A FLEETING MOMENT
Empty the Bones of You/Early
Moss Chris Clark
Trace Portico Quartet
Passage de Recherche Lauwarm Instruments
Wessex Boys:Wessex Girls
Veiled Grey Christian Loffler
Solo Dancing Indianna
JUST LIKE THAT
The dancers in collaboration
with the dance artists
Processional Howard A Roberts
Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel
We Magnify His Name Floorplan
The Proposition #3, Queenie’s Suite Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
La Grande Cascade, Zingaro, Avant La Pluie Rene Aubry
Put on stage by
Hannah de Cancho
Bread and Honey
Captivating….demonstrating discipline, teamwork, flair and skill.Member of the audience