BEAT started from questioning what it means to be part of a generation that was brought up with the promise of endless possibilities.
It has ended up as a celebration of the fatigue, pain and uncertainty of deciding day by day – moment by moment – who we are.
This is the London Premiere.
A messy, chaotic celebration of parenthood and performance making.
A relaxed performance of Dadderrs especially for parents and their babies
A performance and place to imagine how things might be other than the way they are.
A powerful double bill exploring what lies beneath the skin.
Raw physicality sampled live creating a new form of dance & music
A powerful new hip hop dance double bill that illuminates experiences of young black British men.
Bite-sized extracts from the freshest dance companies around.
“the finest contemporary choreographer this nation has ever produced”. - Mark Monahan, Daily Telegraph
The programme combines memories (extracts from dances Alston made as early as 1970) with a brand new work for students of Alston’s Alma Mater London Contemporary Dance School.