Participants needed for 'Rush', Leicester dance spectacular

Delivered by Southpaw Dance company in partnership with Journeys Festival International, Rush is a large-scale, mass participation dance spectacular, featuring a cast of up to 200 members of the Leicester community.

The company are looking for individuals who would like to take part in a celebration of cultural expression, identity, local lives and daily struggles.

The performance will be told through the lens of three local characters and examine the daily frustrations that move us to effect change, offering dance, music, and the power of vibrant, cultural protest as a voice to express those struggles.

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Rush combines live dance performance with large scale video projection, grand staging and stunning visual effects.

No former dance experience is required as you will learn material in weekly classes across the city alongside members of the Leicester community.

Taster workshops will be taking place across the city from Monday 13 June, with the final performance on Saturday 13 August.

For an idea of what to expect, take a look at the 2015 Rush project.

If you want to be at the heart of a spectacle of movement, projection, and storytelling, this is for you! 


If you’re interested in taking part, sign up here.

Please note: A guidance age of 16+ is recommended for participation.

Posted on Friday 10th June 2022

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