Dance Class: Sliding Doors Collective - Sept 28th 7.30pm

Dance Class with Sliding Doors Collective (1hr30)

September 28th 7.30pm

Studio 10 Laban Building

Sliding Doors are a Scottish company that creates work that in some way celebrates the element of chance in life. Humorously dramatising strings of events that have led us to where we are now, whilst knowing that the outcome could have been somewhat different and learning to embrace that. Inspired by our collective experiences, our aim is to create work that everyone can access. No previous dance experience necessary. Text is integral to the practice, allowing a unanimous celebration of life’s chances, whether or not we choose to take them.

Following on from a successful two year run of their debut work ‘Penthouse Hickies’ – including performances at Edinburgh Fringe and The Place – Sliding Doors are returning to Laban to teach a workshop exploring the themes of friendship and dating in your early twenties. The workshop will consist of class followed by rep and physical/verbal exploration of the themes.

£5.00

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Dance Class with Sliding Doors Collective

September 28th 7.30-9pm

Studio 10 Laban Building

 

About Sliding Doors Collective

Clara and Rachel met by sheer coincidence, through a mutual friend at an audition back in 2014. In a twist of circumstance, they were both forced to spend a total of 9 hours together at a bus station.

This escalated into three years of living together, travelling all over the world and studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. While members of the National Youth Dance Company of Scotland, the two toured nationally and internationally to India, Belgium and Australia.

A spark of creative compatibility ignited.

On New Year’s Day 2019, while waiting for a takeaway, ‘Sliding Doors’ was born from a hungover conversation where they expressed, with as much energy as they could muster, their desire to collaborate.

Reflecting on the series of events causing them to meet, Clara and Rachel likened their situation to the fascinating premise of the 1998 film Sliding Doors.

Inspired by their collective experiences, their very own ‘Sliding Doors’ concept aims to create work that everyone can access. No previous dance experience necessary. Text is integral to their practice, allowing a unanimous celebration of life’s chances, whether or not we choose to take them.