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. Over the past five years they have built and developed the company, striving for high quality and excellence as they deliver their two main objectives; performance and education work. The education work has been delivered in a range of settings around the world including training institutions, youth groups, professional companies and dancers and is designed to support the individual’s creative mind, passion, determination, strength, and most importantly, their intention and belief in themselves. AD has worked with, Shift Youth Company (UK), Disha Dance (India), K'Arts (Korea), Impulstanz Residency (Austria), Codarts (Belgium), Jeune Ballet Calabash (France), Dance4 CAT (UK), SEAD Salzburg (Austria), to name a few. The company’s main production, A Night’s Game, has been touring since 2016 in the UK and to over 9 countries, with more dates in 2019 including in Australia, Austria, Germany and part of the Rural Dance Touring Initiative. Alleyne Dance has received over 10 choreographic commissions including The Bench, creating an outdoor work on 2faced Dance Company, which is due to be toured from 2020.
Award-winning choreographer Riccardo Buscarini has been working internationally in the fields of contemporary dance and visual arts since 2009. Highlights of his career to date include winning The Place Prize 2013 with Athletes, the participation in the international projects ArtsCross London 2013, Performing Gender 2013 to 2015, MAM-Maroc Artist Meeting 2015. He has collaborated in events for London Fashion Week and London Festival of Architecture (2016 to 2019), Summerhall (Edinburgh) and London gallery Nahmad Projects during the exhibition i’m NOT tino sehgal (curated by Francesco Bonami) and miart; Milan’s modern and contemporary art fair (2017). Silk, his creation for Chelyabinsk Contemporary Dance Theater (Russia) was nominated for two Golden Masks 2018 (Best Choreography and Best Choreographer) at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and it will be restaged at Zfin Malta, the National Dance Company of Malta in autumn. In 2016 he approached opera direction working on contemporary and traditional titles in Italy, UK and Germany.
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