Concept and choreography. Riccardo Buscarini
Created with and performed by Andrew Gardiner, Josh Jones, Marc Stevenson,
Lewis Wilkins, Benjamin Wisken
Rehearsal director: Mariana Camiloti
Sound artist: Domenico Angarano
Music: Nero's Lyre (Lament for Solo Lyre in the Ancient Greek Phrygian Mode by Michael Levy
Lighting design: Michael Mannion
Producer: Martin Collins
Styling in collaboration with Annette Malone
No Lander is commissioned by The Place with support from TIR Danza
Supported by the contribution of Fondo per la Danza D'autore/Regione Emilia-Romagna 2015/2016
with support from ResCen, Middlesex University and Arts Council England
Both a tribute to the choreographer’s classical studies and a melancholic and subtle
meditation on the themes of Homer’s Odyssey, No Lander
is a discourse on longing and
Five dancers exposed to an unrelenting space, play sailors lost at sea...
nothing to hang onto, no roots, no light and no land. Falling in and out of intricate
partner work as they grapple to hold on to something, their flesh emerges from the
darkness in waving and sculptural torsions. Stark industrial lighting and live captured
sound collide and transform the stage into a deserted wreck.
is commissioned by The Place with support from ResCen at Middlesex University,
TIR Danza Italy and using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council
England. Originally developed in the frame of ArtsCross London 2013, a research project
by ResCen/Middlesex University.