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Rep Workshop with Stephen Pelton & Freya Jeffs

  • Scottish Youth Theatre 105 Brunswick St Glasgow, G1 1TF United Kingdom (map)

For this repertory workshop, Stephen Pelton and Freya Jeffs will be teaching material from Lauda Adrianna, the work they’ll be performing at the sharing on Thursday 23 October.  While dancing the material, dancers will be learning about how the piece was created and how the choreography has taken shape. Lauda Adrianna is set to composer Gavin Bryars’ contemporary re-settings of 14th century Italian songs called laude.  These songs were religious in nature, but not liturgical; sung only outside of the church its self.  Lauda Adrianna asks what it is that devotional music offers a contemporary, non-religious listener. How does it comfort and inspire us - outside the context of any religious practice - when facing the mysteries of faith, life and death…?