PIA – in development

Pia by Katya Bourvis, in collaboration with Tala Lee-Turton and Hannah Peel, sits at the intersection of documentary and science fiction. The work is about an ageing female protagonist, grappling with her failing memory, her fading Barnsley heritage, and increasingly vivid dreams of astral transportation.  A first iteration of Pia was shared at “Speaking of …

SANĀFAH – in development

Sanāfah is about the myths two sisters create in their search for understanding of grief, family and intersectional female identities. It was showcased at Speaking of Dance – A Barnsley Dance Symposium in April 2024. The production is based on Here Lies which was developed at a residency at Yorkshire Dance in September 2022 and …

SPEAKING OF DANCE
A Barnsley Dance Symposium

A Barnsley Dance Symposium, a partnership between Tala Lee-Turton Productions, Barnsley Civic, and Barnsley Council was held on the 25th April 2024. An inspiring day brought together a cross section of the dance ecosystem in Barnsley and London. Key objectives were to share Barnsley’s current cultural dance offering and explore how it fit with programming …

parler femme

Ultramodern, contemporary and packed full of talented dancers – Fairy Powered Productions review. parler femme is a dance-based triple bill celebrating innovative and inspiring stories about women, experienced through live performance, screen and immersive technologies. Pre-Act 1: Immersive A maximalist dive into the minds of parler femme’s creatives, presented through live vignettes, set and sound. …

NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT

“It was the most beautiful, hypnotic and amazing dance performance I’ve ever seen. I have no background in dance … however , I sensed I was witnessing something amazing” – audience feedback.   No Time Like The Present is a dance and music experience presented in the beautiful green spaces of South Yorkshire. The production is one …

FOLLOW THE WHITE RABBIT

An audience co-created dance film, exploring the power of opinions to polarise and manipulate subjects. The film is an artistic data collection project, investigating the 21st Century rabbit hole of information overload and polemic points of view. 50 participants watched the film at five chronological stages of its development. Their views and opinions were incorporated …

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