BLKDOG at Sadler’s Wells Reckonings

Botis Seva presented BLKDOG as part of Sadler’s Wells 20th Anniversary, a specially commissioned triple bill of work (other work from Julie Cunningham & Alesandra Seutin) looking to the future and the next 20 years of dance in the prestigious theatre. Inspired by Shoot The Damn Dog by Sally Brampton, BLKDOG is Botis Seva’s bleak […]

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Botis Seva announced as VERVE 20 choreographer

VERVE will create brand new work with four international choreographers and their collaborators, tour across the UK and Europe with VERVE Artistic Director Matthew Robinson and a variety of guest artists including Botis Seva Lali Ayguadé Mari Carrasco Matthew Robinson. All four choreographers will create brand new works for and with the company. VERVE is the postgraduate […]

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Channel 4 Random Acts – REACH

  Sadler’s Wells has partnered with Random Acts to create original films from three distinctive dance artists, to coincide with their new commissions for the Reckonings stage production. Reflecting a variety of dance styles from post-modern dance to contemporary African and hip hop theatre, the films are informed by themes such as race representation, gender and identity. […]

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Botis Seva announced as NYDC’s new guest artistic director

National Youth Dance Company (NYDC), the country’s flagship organisation for young dancers run by Sadler’s Wells, will work with choreographer Botis Seva as its next Guest Artistic Director. Botis said: “I’m very excited and grateful for the opportunity to work with National Youth Dance Company. I look forward to sharing my passion for dance with these […]

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Botis Seva commissioned for Sadler’s Wells 20th Anniversairy

SADLER’S WELLS INVITES THE WORLD’S LEADING CHOREOGRAPHERS TO MARK LANDMARK ANNIVERSARY Sadler’s Wells today announced 20 landmark commissions to mark the 20th anniversary of its iconic London theatre. Sadler’s Wells’ current theatre is the sixth building to have stood on the Islington site since Richard Sadler first established a theatre there in 1683. The venue has […]

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GEN 20:20 at SiDance Festival, Seoul

Far From The Norm went back to South Korea this month to continue working joined by a cast of Korean dancers to create GEN 20:20 for the International SiDance Festival 2017 which included performances from Russell Maliphant. Over two weeks, Botis put together a brand new work bringing together Far From The Norm and the […]

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Botis Seva at Artists 4 Artists presents HumanKind

Botis Seva has been commissioned by upcoming artist led hip hop theatre network, Artists 4 Artists, to develop a new work for their triple bill which includes work from Caramel Soldier and a collaboration between Joshua Nash & Lee Halls. Botis will be developing a work that surrounds multi cultural Britain and delves into the […]

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GEN 20:20 – an international collaboration

GEN 20:20 is a new work by Botis Seva & Far From The Norm. Botis has established a reputation for working collaboratively and for Seoul International Dance Festival in October, Far From The Norm is joined by four Korean dancers. Congratulations to dancers Jinyoung Park, Bora Yeon, Hanchul Sung and Hosik Yang for being selected to […]

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RECK sparks controversy at Aerowaves’ Spring Forward in Denmark

As part of the Aerowaves Spring Forward event, established & emerging critics were asked to review all the featured works. Botis Seva’s RECK received surprisingly frank reviews depicting the work as racist and how it had a lack of theatre etiquette. “These are black people performing primitive and primate movements to a soundtrack of ominous […]

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Da Native: Outdoor Commission 2017

“Embedded in woven mother tongues, Da Native’ gathers nomads from sacred sanctuaries across the globe to a shared, dusty landscape. A neutral place where the raucous rhythms are drowned out by the knowledge that we are better off together. Blending the form of the east with sounds of the west, Da Native’ rejoices, as communities […]

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