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Dancing StAGES

East London Dance, in partnership with Big Dance commissioned Natasha Gilmore to choreograph Dancing StAGES, the pan-London older people’s project. It was co-commissioned by Capital Age Festival and presented on the Clore Ballroom at the Royal Festival Hall.
The final event brought together 185 dancer 60+ from 11 different groups from across London in a high quality and incredibly moving performance. 60 of the dancers had not participated in dance activity before other than social dancing.

Team & venue details

  • Venue
    Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
  • When
    Friday 9 July 2010
  • Partners
    East London Dance, Capital Age Festival, Southbank Centre
  • Choreographer
    Natasha Gilmore
  • Project Director
    Cheryl McChesney
  • Music Producer
    Dan Gale-Hayes
  • Live Music
    Kiki Gilmore
  • Dance Artists
    Judy Gordon, Vicki Igbokwe, Charlene Low, Saffron Dodds-Smith, Shivani Sethia, Darrell Aldridge, Charlotte Rau