The Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement returns later this month with an expanded fourth edition for the 2016 festival.
With an outstanding programme of dance, movement and physical theatre performances, the festival will run from Thursday 10th to Saturday 26th November and features performances including Ockham’s Razor with their acclaimed aerial production Tipping Point in Foyle Arena – suitable for all the family; award-winning video triptych by Rosemary Lee; Chico Katsube and Shoko Kashima from Japan; new festival commission by Kelly Quigley and Echo Echo Ensemble; new works by Leilani Weis and company and by Zoe Ramsey and Tonya Sheina; participatory performance work by Mary Nunan; a special triple bill evening by Oona Doherty, Lewys Holt, Saltator Dance Company; and two evenings of Short Works by local and visiting artists created from the Festival Open Call.
Running throughout the festival also, will be a packed programme of daily classes and workshops, artist talks, funk soul maestros Velvet Alibi in concert, Festival Symposium Conversations on Moving and Being Moved, and family friendly Dance Picnic.
Festival Programme 2016
10-11 November - Kelly Quigley presents FRACTALS - AN EVENING OF SHORT WORKS
10-26 November - LIQUID GOLD IS THE AIR by Rosemary Lee and Ros Chesher
11-17 November - Chico Katsube and Shoko Kashima present PHASE 47 and a series of IMPROVISATION performances around the city
12-13 November - TRIPLE BILL with Oona Doherty, Lewys Holt and Saltator Dance Company
18-19 November - SHORT WORKS - a programme of 8 performances created from the Festival Open Call 2016
19 November - Festival Dance Picnic - suitable for all ages
20 November - Mary Nunan presents OPEN O: PERFORMING SILENCE
20&23 November - A BOX created and performed by Zoe Ramsey and Antonina Sheina
22-23 November - Leilani Weis and company present DONES: WOMEN JUST DANCING (EVERYWHERE)
25-26 November - Conversations on Moving and Being Moved - A Festival Symposium