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The Desire Cycle Talk with Christopher Matthews

Event type: Festival
Ageless 2024_ The Desire Cycle (c) Josh Hill Part of: Ageless Festival 2024

Fri 12 Jul, 12:00pm

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Venue: Yorkshire Dance, North Space

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The Desire Cycle Talk with Christopher Matthews | 12.00-1.00pm


Christopher Matthews gives a performance lecture on his Desire Cycle.

What’s the Desire Cycle you say? Well, what is desire? And what is a cycle? And how do we have life cycles that shape our lives and shape our views around different aspects of what we’re interested in and the desires we have and how we fulfil the desires of others.

The Desire Cycle is a trilogy of sculptural performance with dancers from different age groups. ‘My body’s no.1’ features two young dancers, ‘Lads’ is performed by dancers in middle age and ‘Act 3’ has a cast of dancers aged 60+.


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Yorkshire Dance is opposite BBC Yorkshire and Leeds Conservatoire. Full access information for Yorkshire Dance is available here.

Yorkshire Dance aims to be an accessible and inclusive place for all. This means you will be welcomed by our staff. We create a ‘braver space’, where you feel able to express yourself in a supportive and empowering way. You will be treated with respect by Yorkshire Dance staff and we expect and encourage everyone at Ageless to do the same. Learn more here.


About Pay What You Can

At Yorkshire Dance, we’re committed to making our work affordable for everyone so all our events are Pay What You Can. When booking you can either click on the full price of £6.00 or you can enter your own amount. If you cannot afford to pay anything you are very welcome to attend simply enter £0 as you checkout.

Once you have booked your ticket your name is added to our register. Just head to the welcome desk at Yorkshire Dance at least 10 minutes before your event to sign in.


About Ageless Festival

This is a Pay What You Can event as part of Ageless Festival. Taking place at Yorkshire Dance and Leeds City College, this two-day festival reimagines age through dance.

View the full festival programme here.

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Image: Josh Hill

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