Yorke Dance Project

Past Present

1214 November 2021
The performance lasts about 2 hours, including one interval.
Linbury Theatre
Ballet and dance

Yorke Dance Project will juxtapose past and present with works by choreographers who have shaped dance today. Martha Graham’s iconic Lamentation is performed alongside the premiere of Robert Cohan’s final work Afternoon Conversations with Dancers, created during lockdown. Cohan trained and performed with Graham, one of the seminal forces of modern dance.

Kenneth MacMillan’s Sea of Troubles follows and the programme is completed with the premiere of a new work by Artistic Director Yolande Yorke-Edgell, with music by Nathaniel Dett, illuminating the company’s dedication to past and present contemporary dance.

Please note

The performance on Sunday 14 November contains partial nudity and scenes of an adult nature



ChoreographyYolande Yorke-Edgell, Robert Cohan, Martha Graham and Kenneth MacMillan

MusicNathaniel Dett, Nils Frahm, Olafur Arnalds, Zoltán Kodály, Anton Webern and Bohuslav Martinü

Lighting designerZeynep Kepekli

Designer (Sea of Troubles)Deborah MacMillan


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