Contemporary dance by Ad Hoc Dance company inspired by Fashion & Freedom
Manchester Art Gallery
Thursday 7 July 2016, 8.15pm–8.35pm
Ad Hoc Dance have continued their residency at Manchester Art Gallery and created a new contemporary dance work entitled Gloves Off. The participants, alongside choreographer and artistic director, Ruth Jones have created this choreography in response to the exhibition, Fashion & Freedom, taking inspiration from the First World War Canary girls, whose skin turned yellow as a result of working too closely with toxic chemicals. There will be two performances taking place in the at 7.30 and 8.15 pm, starting in the Fashion & Freedom exhibition. Each performance lasts 20 minutes. Free, no need to book.
Ad Hoc Dance is a community, contemporary dance company, open to anyone over 18 who is enthusiastic about dance. No previous experience is required. The next Ad Hoc course commences in the Autumn, resulting in a performance at The Whitworth. Please contact Ruth Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.