NEVERSINK

Choreographer: Matthew Robinson

Physically poetic and emotionally arresting, NEVERSINK is a reminder to embrace transformation, to dare to dream. A vivid, cinematic work for the entire company.

Music: Johnny Jewel, Chromatics, Larry Clinton, The Johnston Brothers, Alfred Brendel, Glass Candy, Ben Lukas Boysen
Rehearsal Assistant: Joan Clevillé
Lighting design: Matthew Robinson
Costumes: Jennie Lööf
Duration: 21 minutes
Cast: Full company

Riders

Choreographer: Lenka Vagnerová

Birds have always played an important role in mythology, our cultures and traditions. Vagnerová reworks this powerful, critically acclaimed work for the fourteen dancers of VERVE.

Music: Ivan Acher
Lighting design: Mark Baker
Costumes: Andi Walker
Duration: 24 minutes
Cast: Full company

wolf

Choreographer: Hannes Langolf

wolf draws on clichés of pretence, bravado and strength. Through the lens of 8 characters, the piece explores how superficial interactions and behaviours keep us relating on a level that is only ever skin-deep. It poses the question: How can celebrating vulnerability become a liberating act of fragile courage?

Music: MC Smiley, Alice Deejay, Last Days, Ólafur Arnalds, Headless Horseman, Shirley Bassey
Lighting design: Mark Baker
Costumes: Melissa Burton Parry
Duration: 21 minutes
Cast:
A – Theo Arran, Maria Elena Bolelli, Anders Engebretsen, Fern Grimbley, Daisy Howell, Sharol Mackenzie, Ricardo Pereira, Maggie Vannucci
B – Theo Arran, Alethia Antonia, Josh Gill, Fern Grimbley, Katy Hewison, Ruby Portus, Michele Scappa, Meizhi Wang

NOBODY ‘CEPT YOU

Choreographer: Sita Ostheimer

“Why are you drawn to watch me?”

NOBODY ‘CEPT YOU is a game of images, situations and feelings built on rhythm, sound and light. With space for awe and wonder, the work guides audiences through their own emotional worlds.

Choreographic Assistant: Manuel Molino
Music: Donald Beteille
Lighting design: Barnaby Booth
Costumes: Andi Walker
Duration: 21 minutes
Cast: Full company

2017 Repertoire

Rita Choreographer: Carlos Pons Guerra

Continuum Choreographer: Leila McMillan (concept and direction) in collaboration with the performers

Soft Power Generator Choreographer: Matthias Sperling (concept and direction) in collaboration with the performers

A Fable of Our Time Choreographer: James Cousins