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On Belay! Climb When Ready

“Melissa Heywood’s beguiling mountaineering mini-drama.”

— Miles Headley in The Greenwich Visitor

On Belay! Climb When Ready is a physical exploration of how different rock-climbing techniques can be explored, interpreted, and translated through the dancing body for performance. Watch as the dancer climb together and independently while pushing the limits of this new physical language created in collaboration with choreographer Melissa Heywood. The work aims to take its audience members on an adventure, up a cliff face and into a climber’s world with its open and exposing sound score created by Louis Greatorex.

Dancers: Elise Machin (left), Paola Quintana (center) and Chander van Daatselaar (right).

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