Of Riders and Running Horses is a stirring and visceral dance event by Still House created as a communal animation of urban spaces. Six female dancers and a live band conjure a new kind of old dance, an insistent rhythm, a joyful step into what it means to move together.
Directed by Dan Canham. Associate Director: Laura Dannequin.
Created by the company with live music by Luke Harney (AKA Typesun) and Sam Halmarack.
Dancers: Tanya Richam-Odoi, Anna Kaszuba, Odilia Egyiawan, Robia Milliner Brown, Tilly Webber, Stephanie McMann
Of Riders and Running Horses is produced by MAYK, commissioned by Dance Umbrella, Pavilion Dance South West and Theatre Bristol. Supported using public funding through Arts Council England. Research and Development was supported by the Jerwood Choreographic Research Project, with funds from The Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Appetite, Birmingham Hippodrome, Dance Umbrella, DanceEast, DanceXchange, Greenwich Dance, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival, Independent Dance, Pavilion Dance South West, and The Place. Additional research and development support from Bristol Old Vic Ferment and Trinity Community Arts.