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Luca Silvestrini’s Protein
Running Time: 70 minutes Suitable for 12+ Winner, Best Independent Company, National Dance Awards 2011 Luca Silvestrini’s critically acclaimed show balances the promises of on-line life with the complexities of real relationships to put love, wanting and connectedness centre-stage. Against a video wall of dozens of screen-gazing individuals, Proteins’ six dancers stylishly nail the language of life online, talking and dancing at speed, and making straight to the audience confessionals. With video animation by Rachel Davies, and original music by Andy Pink, these ingredients conjure a razor sharp commentary on our facebook society, and an affecting rendering of human need. His best creation to date Judith Mackrell The Guardian Sings with melancholy tension … his strongest work to date Luke Jennings, The Observer Post-show discussion Paul Russ, Director of Dance4 in conversation with members of Protein Dance Company