What to see at Decision competition 2023 at The Place

Decision, The Place’s annual competition for brand new choreography, returns this yr working from 18 Might – 16 June. It’s the UK’s greatest competition for dance, bringing collectively the most popular works by artists spanning totally different disciplines.

This yr the competition options multitudes of artists from varied disciplines, with work from artists that we’ve platformed or written about together with Fimbo Butures, Allouaqui Dance Theatre and Oluwaseun Olayiwola.

We’ve put collectively an inventory of the exhibits which can be occurring over the course of this competition. When you’re showcasing work at Decision and wish your present to be featured, get in contact!

Nonetheless Modifications by ALICE + SYNNE

Nonetheless Modifications by choreographic duo ALICE + SYNNE is a story of change and transformation, impressed by Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Nonetheless Modifications began off as a duet in 2022, premiering at Ugly Duck, London and has been developed it right into a six-dancer efficiency to be toured within the UK and throughout Europe. It can premiere at Decision, The Place on 23 Might 2023.

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That factor by Fuse Collective

Combining large-scale projection, up to date dance, dwell music, and spoken phrase, That factor by Fuse Collective conveys, with honesty, the reality behind continual sickness. It speaks the unstated ideas, and manifests the intangible, with hope that his honesty will problem perceptions about what incapacity is and what incapacity can appear like. That factor was first commissioned by Dancin’ Oxford with help from Pegasus Theatre and involves Decision on 31 Might.

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3m² by Nikita De Martin

Picture credit score: Michau Drozd

London primarily based freelance dancer presents her solo 3m² on 15 June. Nikita De Martin is a contract dancer and performer primarily based in London.Travelling contained in the artist’s private tales as an uprooted lady 3m2 touches upon totally different states of bonding, by means of relationships, landmarks and physique heritage. Merging motion, sound and supplies, the artist outlines the boundaries of her physique home whereas addressing rootlessness and solitude as protagonists of a wider generational id disaster. 3m² is a little bit shared fact that invitations you to take part with proximity. The wooden, the stones, lit castings, and a panorama of authoritarian aural recollections contribute to the creation of an afterlife, on the similar time sturdy and susceptible.

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The fifteenth June may also see B mind(s) by Sanya Malnar x Marianne Raynal take to the stage for the primary time.

B mind(s) is a hybrid, hyper-visual up to date dance piece. It presents itself as an eerie, introspective expertise, one you won’t have thought-about earlier than.

‘For so long as we are able to bear in mind, we each have been fascinated by how people sense the world very independently from each other. We will by no means escape our bodily envelopes, disconnect from the objects of our direct ideas and emotions, nor make sure if our perspective is goal.’

The work invitations audiences to replicate on existential notion whereas combining dance, contact, and play on a modulating, immersive musical soundscape. Our bodies transfer in expressive clothes and merge into the scenography, poetically depicting life occurrences.

For extra data on these works and the various others at Decision go to The Place’s website.

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When you’re showcasing work at Decision and wish your present to be featured, get in contact!