360 Degrees Out of Stillness – Room to Move by Dancehouse (2016)

Choreography: Elena Osalde for Room to Move residency by Dancehouse

Choreography: Elena Osalde for Room to Move residence by Dancehouse
Discusion: Philipa Rothfield
The dancers perform to a circular audience where their eyes will be equidistant to the centre of the stage. This project explores the feeling of knowing who we are, drawing on the concept of the ultimate state of peace found in stillness. According to some spiritual traditions, the souls go on a journey from happy perfection to drained degeneration. Eager to experiment happiness, they get lost in the confusion of the physical world. Eventually, they find their true peaceful identity again. However, they don’t stay still forever. It won’t be long before they are curious, again…