Archive for August, 2012

Causeway Foundation Young Composers Competition-Winners annouced

We have the winners – Between them, the winners of this inaugural competition have composed the music for Yorke-Edgell’s new dance work, Noted, based on letters spanning five centuries written by historic or iconic figures. The Read more…


Americana

“Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car….
On the Road”, Jack Kerouac. An evening of great entertainment: Four dance works capture the history, culture and icons that are Americana.
‘the final piece, City Limitless, is a real Read more…


Anton Du Beke

Anton Du Beke Best known for starring in BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing, Anton Du Beke has made ballroom queens of celebrities Lesley Garrett CBE, Esther Rantzen OBE, Patsy Palmer, Jan Ravens, Kate Garraway, Gillian Taylforth, Laila Rouass, Ann Widdecombe Read more…


Grace

Yorke Dance Project presents an evening of pure dance, including new and historical work. Four contrasting works make up this performance that encompasses 1990’s LA to 2009 UK. Featuring the UK premiere of the iconic US Read more…


Rowan Heather

Rowan Heather Originally from Cornwall, Rowan trained at London Studio Centre, where she gained a BA(Hons) Degree in Theatre Dance. During her time there she was a member of Intoto Dance Company, where she performed pieces Read more…


Matthew Biancheri

Matthew Biancheri Matthew Biancheri first started dancing at the Arnould School of Dance and Drama in the dance styles of tap, jazz and ballet. He then then went on to train at the Urban Dance School Read more…


Valentino Porcu

Valentino Porcu Valentino Porcu was born in Cagliari and started his dance education in 2004 following professional programmes in Sardinia promoted and held by “IN and OUT BALLET” ( director Alessio Barbarossa ) and in Florence Read more…


Jack Jones

Jack Jones Jack trained at the Royal Ballet School and English National Ballet School before moving to Portugal to work with Companhia de Dança Contemporânea Portugal for two years. He then joined Companhia Olga Roriz creating Read more…


Hannah Windows

Hannah Windows Hannah’s current work, in addition to Yorke Dance Project, includes a new piece by Will Tuckett, in association with The Royal Opera House. With the Yorke Dance Project she toured England in 2012-2014 and Read more…


Caroline Hotchkiss

Caroline Hotchkiss Caroline trained at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance and the London Contemporary Dance School at The Place where she went on to work with Richard Alston Dance Company in 2001. Later Caroline worked with Jan Read more…


Alessio Barberossa

Alessio Barbarossa Alessio Barbarossa was born in Cagliari and started a drama education at the age of 6 with two major italian companies “La Luna Negli Occhi” directed by Franca Melis and “Il Crogiuolo” directed by Read more…


Maurizio Montis

Maurizio Montis Educated at the Vienna State Opera Balletschool, under the direction of  Michael Birkmeyer and Renato Zanella, Maurizio graduated in 1999. From there he went to the Academie de danse Classique Princesse Grace de MonteCarlo, Read more…


Projects

Glastonbury Festival


Across Connections

Across Connections began in 2011 as a long distance collaboration between Yorke Dance Project and the California based Pennington Dance Group. Exploring the choreographic challenge of working on separate continents, Artistic Directors Yolande Yorke-Edgell and John Read more…


Sally McKay

Artist Sally Mckay has been sketching the company in various different rehearsals  since our Production of “Americana” and it has always been a pleasure to have her in the studio.  She is an outstanding artist that Read more…


Bella Lewitzky

Yorke Dance Project is honored to have been able to perform Recuerdo and Meta 4 by Bella Lewitzky and is very grateful to the Lewitzky trust for having John Pennington re construct and stage such wonderful Read more…


John Pennington

John Pennington is the Artistic Director of the Pennington Dance Group and ARC Pasadena. He serves as the Co-Director of the Lewitzky Dance Gallery and serves on the Theater and Dance faculty at Pomona College. 
 Pennington Read more…


David McCormick

David McCormick Video Artist Since 1994 David McCormick has worked as a professional dancer with some of Europe’s leading dance companies including DV8 Physical Theatre and Richard Alston Dance Company. This work led him to begin an exploration of Read more…


Adrian Plaut

Adrian Plaut Lighting and Production Adrian has worked extensively with many dance and drama companies both in the UK and in Australia. These include The Old Vic Company, Cambridge Theatre Company, Australian Dance Theatre, Rambert Dance Company, Read more…


Peter Todd

Peter Todd Peter studied design at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Recent designs include new works by Jonathon Goddard and Will Tuckett for Ballet Black and set and costume designs for ‘Vantastic’ and ‘Lobster’, Read more…


Amy Thake

Amy Louise Thake Amy was born and trained in Hertfordshire before joining the Royal Ballet Upper School at 16 where she performed and toured with both Birmingham and The Royal Ballet companies. During training Amy was Read more…


Pari Naderi

Pari Naderi trained at the London Contemporary Dance School graduating in 1996.  She has worked closely with the country’s leading dance companies and choreographers and has established herself as an independent dance artist through her own performance, education Read more…


Richard Alston CBE

Richard Alston CBE ‘I was delighted to be asked to be Patron of Yorke Dance Project as I have fond memories of having worked together with Yolande only a short time ago. I wish her and Read more…


Yolande Yorke-Edgell

Yolande Yorke-Edgell Artisitic Director, Choreographer Yolande began her professional career dancing with Extemporary Dance Theatre. She then went on to join Rambert Dance Company under the direction of Richard Alston and Christopher Bruce. In 1994 she Read more…


Words Worth in the press

Our latest mention in the media is on the Culture Critic website; Culture Critic. Have you booked your tickets yet? Tickets to the world premiere at Bath University are now available to buy online here: Bath Read more…


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