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A co-commission with The Lowry
This performance about slowing down and sensing makes its welcome return to The Lowry after touring the world.
Enter the theatre and take a moment to see, hear and smell as the room is filled with smoke and scent.
‘What you will see, hear and smell is a performance about slowing down and sensing. The word andante itself refers to a type of musical movement that is moderately slow or distinct. We think of the performance as both a celebration of – and antidote to – spectacle.’ – Igor+Moreno
Igor and Moreno make hypnotic and visceral works about people and what makes us such special animals. ‘Andante’ and ‘BEAT’ follow on from international tours of acclaimed works ‘Idiot-Syncrasy’ and ‘A Room For All Our Tomorrows’ which have both been performed at The Lowry.
The performance of Andante includes a movement quotation from Stephen Paterson’s line dance ‘Andante Andante’ (2015)
Andante is available under the Creative Commons Attribution International License (CC BY 4.0). Copyright Igor and Moreno (2017)
Directed by: Moreno Solinas, Igor Urzelai
Performed by: Fionn Cox Davies, Margherita Elliot, Moreno Solinas, Igor Urzelai
Devised by: Giorgia Ohanesian Nardin, Eleanor Sikorski, Moreno Solinas, Igor Urzelai
Dramaturg: Simon Ellis
Lighting Design: Seth Rook Williams
Sound Composition: Alberto Ruiz Soler
Set & Costume Design: KASPERSOPHIE
Nose: Alessandro Gualtieri
Voice Coach: Melanie Pappenheim
Production Manager: Hannah Blamire
Producer: Sarah Maguire
Co-produced by: Igor and Moreno, The Place and TIR Danza
Co-produced with The Place and TIR Danza. Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Commissioned by The Place, The Lowry, Cambridge Junction, DanceEast and DanceXchange. Supported by The London Community Foundation and Cockayne – Grants for the Arts. Further support from Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs Embassy of Spain, Yorkshire Dance, South East Dance, Modern Dance Theatre and Dansatelier, Centro per La Scena Contemporanea and ResiDance XL and Zürich TanzHaus. Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas are Work Place artists at The Place, Associate Artists of TIR Danza and Developed With The Lowry.
Venue: The Studio
Duration: 1 hour
Post-show talk: Fri 18 October