A Festival of Korean Dance tours for the first time to The Dance Space
Annual Festival Of Korean Dance
The annual festival will return for its sixth year to The Place and tour shows to The Lowry, Warwick Arts Centre and The Dance Space.
Choreographers and companies returning to the festival include Korea National Contemporary Dance Company, Sung Im Her, Art Project BORA and Company SIGA
The Dance Space, 11 May: Kontemporary Korea: A Triple-Bill of K:Dance: Foreign Body, Did U Hear, and Rush
Closing the festival at The Dance Space as part of Brighton Festival on 11 May, the final programme is a triple bill from Company SIGA and Howool Baek, making her UK premiere, which will open at Warwick Arts Centre before performances at The Lowry (6 May), and The Place (9 May).
Howool Baek presents two pieces of work: Foreign Body, a short film about bodies that do not fit within the framework of society are treated as foreign bodies and ultimately rejected, and Did U Hear, a dance interpretation of rapper 2PAC’s poem The rose that grew from concrete.