Edifice Dance Theatre: A Twisted Tale

Edifice Dance Theatre’s new dance film Salomé uses a hybrid ballroom and contact improvisation vocabulary to explore a wide range of human emotions. The company, in collaboration with director Rogério Silva, take Oscar Wilde’s version of the mythical Salomé, the young seductress who requests and is granted Jokanaan’s head on a silver platter, and offer a haunting dance film adaptation featuring sinuous partnering and Silva’s trademark camera work.

I caught up with artistic directors and performers Harriet Waghorn and Carmine De Amicis to discuss the intricacies and challenges of adapting this piece for both stage and film, before the company embarks on a UK tour of a live production of the work.

Read the full interview at Fjord Review.

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