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2009

Rotations – a compelling celebration of sport and art – (2010-2012)

Kompany Malakhi continue to create unique and cutting edge work with this gritty yet graceful exploration of cause and effect.

Outdoor Performance

Kompany Malakhi continue to create unique and cutting edge work with this gritty yet graceful exploration of cause and effect. Combining the extreme sport of BMX Flatland with Breakin’ (breakdancing), Parkour and Contemporary Dance, Rotations twists and turns in an intricate and elegant game of rumours and whispers. Available in either short duet or longer quartet format, with or without set, it is an innovative and compelling celebration of art and sport.  Rotations is very flexible and can be performed indoors too.

BMX was proven to be an extremely popular sport at the Beijing Olympics and Rotations can build on that success. Parkour/Free Running has captured the imagination of young people, media and film companies across the globe.

Rotations will be touring the UK and internationally from Summer 2010 leading up to the Cultural Olympiad 2012.

Concept, Choreography and Direction: Kwesi Johnson.  Additional choreography: The cast

2010 Version

Choregraphy: Kwesi Johnson and performers
Performers: Craig Turner, Florent Gonthier, Alex Alexandrisis, Matti Hemmings.
Design: Takis
Music: Type Sun
Film and Edit: Josh Briars

If you are interested in becoming a partner, commissioning, promoting or booking the outdoor performance  please contact us.

“Powerful and enlightening.” Audience member.

2008 Version

Additional Choreography: Josh Briars, (BMX Flatland) and  Craig Turner (B-Boy)

Music: TRZ

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6 comments

  1. John on April 29, 2010

    Awesome stuff what an interesting collabration both are extremely talented artforms, want to see more!

  2. kwesi on April 29, 2010

    Dear John

    We are glad you like the work.

    Here are some of our forthcoming UK dates for you to see more. Are you in the UK?
    Fuse Festival, Medway Saturday 26 June
    South Hill Park Sunday 11 July
    IF Festival, Milton Keynes Friday 23 July
    Stockon International Festival Sunday 25 July
    Inside Out Festival Thursday 29 – Saturday 31 July
    Edinburgh Mela Saturday 7/Sunday 8 August
    National Theatre, London Wednesday 25/Thursday 26 August

  3. Hezlan on June 20, 2010

    This is very interesting!
    I would love to be a part of this!
    BMX is what I do for a living!
    hezlan.blogspot.com

  4. donald cooke on July 27, 2010

    Very exciting and interesting performance I am aged 75 and found it exhilirating

  5. donald cooke on July 27, 2010

    very informative

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