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Ottobre 2017

Illuminations Residency & Showcase 9/14 october 2017

2017-10-04T15:08:51+00:00

It is a privilege to welcome the legendary Lindsay Kemp to Dance Base.
Much has been said about his influence on seminal artists such as Bowie and Bush but we also acknowledge Lindsay’s ground-breaking work over the decades. Works that have radically, […]

Illuminations Residency & Showcase 9/14 october 20172017-10-04T15:08:51+00:00

Giugno 2017

DAVID HAUGHTON

2017-06-06T17:53:43+00:00

Irish-born, after graduating from Cambridge he worked in London with a theatre group he had formed at university. In late 1973 he began to take part in Lindsay Kemp’s classes at London’s Dance Centre, and within a few months became part of the cast of the first […]

DAVID HAUGHTON2017-06-06T17:53:43+00:00

PART 3… AFFIRMATION AND MATURITY: 1974-2012

2017-06-06T17:04:26+00:00

From the success of ‘Flowers’ in 1974, Lindsay Kemp’s career was transported into an international dimension, and for the next 20 years was very much inseparable from that of the story of the Lindsay Kemp Company. In the present context, a chronology of these successes (punctuated naturally by adventures, dramas and set-backs) must obviously be […]

PART 3… AFFIRMATION AND MATURITY: 1974-20122017-06-06T17:04:26+00:00

PART 2: APPRENTICESHIP AND EXPERIMENTATION: 1960 – 1974

2017-06-06T17:02:30+00:00

In the late 50’s, living in London and usually penniless, Kemp’s apprenticeship consisted of dancing with various small but ambitious dance groups, including the John Broome Dance Theatre (in 1954 he had studied with Broome in Bradford), the Hilde Holger Company and the Charles Weidman Company (on its visit to London). His unquenchable thirst for […]

PART 2: APPRENTICESHIP AND EXPERIMENTATION: 1960 – 19742017-06-06T17:02:30+00:00

PART 1… EARLY YEARS: 1938 – 1960

2017-06-06T16:56:13+00:00

Lindsay Kemp was born on May 3rd 1938, near Liverpool.  His father, Norman Kemp, was a naval officer who had met and married Marie Gilmour in South Shields, on England’s north-eastern coast.

Norman and Marie’s first child had been a daughter named Norma, who died from meningitis at the age of five. Lindsay was conceived very […]

PART 1… EARLY YEARS: 1938 – 19602017-06-06T16:56:13+00:00

Maggio 2017

Dancing Drawings

2017-05-29T15:50:36+00:00

Dancing Drawings

I put on the music and the dancing starts… passion joy pain love desire: everything flows into a single black line that leaps like an arrow or an angel from my hidden heart and out through my hand onto the white shine of waiting paper. And before he has time to be dazzled by […]

Dancing Drawings2017-05-29T15:50:36+00:00