Late! Night Solos
SAT 11th November 2017  |  9 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Rebecca Mackenzie and Seke Chimutengwende come together once again for a double bill of completely improvised half hour solos. Through a spontaneous flow of events, they create characters, landscapes and narratives, sometimes expressed through words, sometimes through movement. Every solo is different as they find both the structure and theme in the moment of performance.

Seke Chimutengwende works in dance as a performer, choreographer and teacher. He has performed for companies such as DV8 Physical Theatre and Lost Dog and has performed his own solo improvisation work internationally since 2006. He performs ensemble improvisation with Neat Timothy and teaches improvisation internationally.For his company Seke Chimutengwende & Friends he has choreographed four works including The Time Travel Piece for The Place Prize 2012 and King Arthur, which premiered at The Yard Theatre in 2015. Seke is currently researching two new pieces: Black Holes, a duet in collaboration with Alexandrina Hemsley and a group piece Mass, Material and Disturbance.

Rebecca Mackenzie is a novelist, poet and performer. Her debut novel IN A LAND OF PAPER GODS, published in 2016, was a Red Magazine Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. She has performed improvised solos across the capital since 2008, and created shows including THIS IS HAMLET and THE DOLLS’ HOUSE. With composer Reynaldo Young she has developed the LEWISHAM IMPROVISATION STATION, a sound-based project harnessing improvisation to create aural worlds combining poetry, song and story. Rebecca is an approved teacher of Action Theater™ and teaches improvisation in both the UK and Europe. She is a visiting tutor on the Royal Holloway Creative Writing MA.

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