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Tom Dale Company

Surge (Live performance)

Saturday 13 November, 3pm & 6pm
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts

Theatre & Dance
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£10 | £5 students
25 minutes (no interval)

Warning: use of haze 

Part of FACETS 2021 – artists and audiences exploring creative technologies, interactions and response. To see the full programme, please visit our FACETS 2021 section of the website.

Concept developed by Tom Dale, Jemima Brown and Barret Hodgson
Choreography Tom Dale
Digital Projection Mapping Barret Hodgson
Dance & Live Vocals Jemima Brown
Music Ital Tek

Humanity is pushing at the boundaries of evolution as we enter the augmented age. The digital world is on a quest to recreate life and does this by making ever more real copies of the world. Humans share the planet with the new lifeforce - technology.

SURGE is a stunningly visual, immersive dance performance, performed inside a digitally projected landscape to an evocative music score from acclaimed electronic musician Ital Tek.

A concept album live on stage including live vocals from performer Jemima Brown.

We ask: “What is the future of the human body in a world beset by inequality.... as evolution/ natural selection is replaced by intelligent design?”

It's not a dance performance, it's a choreographic concept album. Hats off to Tom Dale." The Guardian


SURGE has been developed with the support of Lakeside Arts, University of Nottingham and Dance4. Tom Dale Company is funded by Arts Council England.