Sadler’s Wells New Wave Artist Alexander Whitley creates a resonant and emotive piece that should not be missed.
Beheld features powerful duets and breath-taking ensemble dancing with huge swathes of fabric and is set to a mesmerising score by German composer Nils Frahm, reworked by Rutger Zuydervelt.
Alexander’s work is absorbing and elegant, pushing the dancers’ movement skills into new areas wanting to evoke a visceral connection with the audience.
Brilliantly unstable choreography
The challenge of producing something that stimulates both the head and the heart is one that Whitley takes seriously
Go behind the scenes and into the rehearsal room with Alexander Whitley
Concept, Choreography & Direction
Lighting & Design
Set & Costume Design
Jessica Dixon and Amanda Burrow
Tanja Erhart, Laura Patay, Toke Broni Strandby, Andrew Graham, Megan Armishaw,Joel Brown, Adam Gain
Nils Frahm, reworked by Rutger Zuydervelt
Co- commissioned by
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
The Idlewild Trust
With thanks to
Mihika Agnihotri, Nils Frahm, Sylvie Launay, Harriet Moss, Harriet Wybor and to all Candoco Dance Company International Lab 2015 participants