Cloud Dance Festival brings best of London dance to Islington
By LiseS | Friday, April 02, 2010, 23:35
Cloud Dance Festival is a thrice-yearly London-based
Hana Saotome in "Low Blue Flame" at Cloud Dance Festival, March 2010
contemporary dance festival for both emerging and
established national and international contemporary dance companies.
The festival moves around different locations in London to bring the best of contemporary dance to different areas, and its tenth event, "Trouble and Desire" recently showed at The Pleasance on North Road.
"Trouble and Desire" presented a total of 18 companies over three days, performing a range of solo, duet and ensembles pieces all under 20 minutes in length. Headliners included the internationally acclaimed choreographer Mavin Khoo with a new duet, Ffin Dance, and returning favourites Slanjayvah Danza with their 2008 piece "Blind Passion".
Reviews of each night can be found online at www.cloud-dance-festival.org.uk/index.php/Trouble-Reviews/ , and a gallery of images from the three performances can be seen here.
Cloud Dance Festival will be moving to the Cochrane Theatre in Holborn for its summer showcase, "Hush" - put the dates 16-18 July in your diaries now for a dance treat!