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Freedom Festival | MESH

We are looking for participants to join MESH, a new choreography by Vanessa Grasse, to be performed at Freedom Festival Hull.

We are looking for individuals aged 18+ with dance experience, especially in outdoor, site-specific work. You must have good concentration, focus and stamina– as you will be performing for two-three hours. Dance experience essential.

This is an unpaid opportunity, but local travel expenses will be reimbursed.

MESH invites audiences and passers-by to join in the making of a public ritual of togetherness in different spaces.

In response to our divisive global political climate, MESH explores how a participatory choreography for a large group can bring people together. It offers an experience of interdependence and collaboration through a shared physical experience.

A cast of 10 professional dancers and a group of local residents weave through streets, indoor and outdoor public spaces. Creating co-operative, self-organizing and sculptural formations responding to places, architecture and people.

How to join MESH:

Please complete the application below. Deadline Wednesday 22 August, 12 noon.

Successful applicants will be informed by Monday 28 August.

Want to find out more?

If you have any questions, or want to discuss the project further, please contact Kirsty Redhead,  kirstyredhead@yorkshiredance.com | 0113 243 8765

Find out more about:  MESH | www.meshjournal.wixsite.com/mesh  and Freedom Festival | www.freedomfestival.co.uk

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