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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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Guvnas as part of Choreodrome 2017 at The Place

Choreodrome is The Place’s summer research and development programme for British-based dance makers.  As well as commissions and free space to research and rehearse, the programme creates a diverse artistic community with regular opportunities for feedback and demonstrations of work in process. Artistic director Botis Seva will be going back into the studio as part […]

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New outdoor show ‘Da Native’ for 2017

Far From The Norm are really excited to announce that they have been commissioned to create a new outdoor this summer. Commissioned by Greenwich +Docklands International Theatre, Latitude Festival, Lyric Hammersmith and Watford Palace Theatre, Far From The Norm will be developing themes from their latest theatre show Woman of Sun into a new outdoor […]

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RECK goes to Aarhus, Denmark

Aerowaves is a hub for dance discovery in Europe. They identify the most promising new work by emerging dance artists and then promote it through cross-border performances. Aerowaves’ network of partners in 33 countries enables younger choreographers to bring brand new dance to brand new audiences. Artistic director Botis Seva is one of this years […]

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All We Can Do Is Dance…

All We Can Do Is Dance is a blog that was born out of the desire of two film directors to realize dance videos. Various dance videos, characterized by different methods of filming. These videos are caught in places with a strong visual impact, far from ordinary flat stages. The short scenes allow the viewer […]

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Cultural Exchange Partnership With South Korea

We are pleased to announce that Far From The Norm & Crying Out Loud are part of the Arts Council England and Arts Council Korea (ARKO) cultural exchange partnership to develop artistic collaboration between UK and South Korean artists. Working with Korean companies Producer Group DOT and SiDance Festival, Crying Out Loud will connect performers, venues and organisations in […]

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Far From The Norm seeks artists for 2017 projects

Far From The Norm are a collective of artists renowned for challenging & inspiring audiences through their socio-political theatre work under the artistic direction of Botis Seva.  Far From The Norm are looking for artists for upcoming projects in 2017.  ‘Da Native’ A new outdoor festival commission exploring cultural displacement. Rehearsal dates: 8 May – […]

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Botis Seva announced as one of Aerowaves Twenty17 artists

“We create cross-border performance opportunities for emerging choreographers. Our network shares resources and insights. We actively enhance connections between dance artists, programmers and audiences across Europe.” Aerowaves Botis Seva was announced as one of Airwaves Twenty17 artists with his “alarmingly un-human” piece ‘Reck’. Out of 563 applicants, Botis was selected as one of the twenty […]

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Woman of Sun – Compass Commission

  Earlier this year, Botis Seva was awarded the Greenwich Dance and Trinity Laban Partnership Compass Commission to develop, create and premier new full length work Woman of Sun. From over 150 applications across the UK, 3 artists were commissioned. Botis said on finding out he was successful:  “Being awarded the Compass Commission is an […]

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