Alleyne Dance’s ambitious new, mid-scale outdoor dance production – still to be titled – explores the construct of human dependency, especially the bond of siblings, and how time and external conditions can affect the synergetic connection. Performed by twin sisters, Kristina and Sade, the work takes the audience through a transitional journey of inter-and-independency through abstract narrative.
Stylistically the piece will be contemporary based but will be infused with Alleyne Dance’s blend of West African dance aesthetics and language, as well as circus skills and athleticism
About Alleyne Dance
Alleyne Dance (AD) was founded in 2014 by sisters Kristina and Sadé Alleyne. Their aesthetic reflects their diverse background of athleticism and dance training. AD blends Afro- Caribbean, Hip Hop, Kathak, Latin and Circus Skills within a contemporary dance context. Their movement is fast paced and dynamic with infusions of lyrical and fluid motion, with a focus on rhythms and textures,
Creation and Production Credits:
David Matthews is a Vienna based visual artist. His work includes animations, illustrations and sketches.
Nii Tagoe is a dancer, choreographer, musician and songwriter whose company has toured nationally and internationally. He will provide a West African percussion component to the sound score.
Funding, commissioning and partner credits:
R&D is supported by Without Walls Blueprint.