Falling Man/Decreasing Infinity
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Fresh from performances in New York City, award-winning choreographer Thomas Small presents his hauntingly beautiful new work Falling Man. Inspired by Richard Drew’s series of photographs capturing a man falling from the World Trade Center during the 9/11 attacks. Combining text and storytelling to deliver an inherently emotive piece of dance theatre. ‘Subtlety and beauty' (Herald). Balbir Singh Dance Company’s Decreasing Infinity explores the mutual attraction, collision and synthesis of Indian Kathak and contemporary dance. An intensely rhythmic male duet with live musicians (tabla, human beatbox). ‘A thrilling and captivating journey’ (Pulse Magazine). www.balbirsinghdance.co.uk
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