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An ambitious portfolio of live, screen and immersive dance productions that challenge social and cultural boundaries, built by a network of diverse, self-sufficient and empowered creatives.

PIA – in development

Pia is a semi-immersive live dance and music experience about an ageing female protagonist, grappling with her failing memory, her fading Barnsley heritage, and increasingly vivid dreams of astral transportation.  The work is a collaboration between choreographer, Katya Bourvis, award winning composer, Hannah Peel and Tala Lee-Turton Productions. A first iteration

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An animated dancer stands leaning over to the left with her back to the audience. She has a long legged blue unitard on and pinky purple long flowing hair.

SPEAKING OF DANCE
A Barnsley Dance Symposium

A Barnsley Dance Symposium, a partnership between Tala Lee-Turton Productions, Barnsley Civic, and Barnsley Council. An inspiring day as we bring together a cross section of the dance ecosystem in Barnsley and London. ‘The event starts with a showcase of draft works from artists including Tala Lee-Turton Productions, Phil Sanger

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Five dancers in pink corsets acting out a fight on stage.

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

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One person is knelt playing a stringed instrument and a dancer is leant back towards her on all fours.

HERE LIES

Here Lies is an intersectional feminist interpretation of myth, told through immersive music and dance, about two estranged sisters who reconnect whilst paying respects to their grandmother in the local cemetery. They reflect on the things they have left unsaid and why they felt they could not say them. The

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Four dancers in a line, walk forward holding another dancer under her arms while she walks forward. They all have thier eyes closed and rest their heads on each other. The dancers wear brightly coloured outfits that pop in orange, pink and blue. They are on a stage which is surrounded by trees.

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

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A still from the film, Chinese Laundry - the dancer is situated in front of a full washing machine. She has the hood of her hoody up and is looking cautiously at the camera.

CHINESE LAUNDRY

“A real celebration of the nuance of identity. I loved it” – Hannah Maia, SHAFF judge. Chinese Laundry, a Tala Lee-Turton Production, directed and choreographed by Patricia Zhou, is a short dance film about a British Chinese immigrant experience of trying to fit in. The film retells a story Tala

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Three people walking in the dark on a street in a City. The person in the front is wearing a paper mache rabbit's head. One of the people behind is looking at the person in the rabbit's head, the other person looks straight ahead.

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

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PIA – in development

Pia is a semi-immersive live dance and music experience about an ageing female protagonist, grappling with her failing memory, her fading Barnsley heritage, and increasingly vivid dreams of astral transportation.  The work is a collaboration between choreographer, Katya Bourvis, award winning composer, Hannah Peel and Tala Lee-Turton Productions. A first iteration

Read More »
An animated dancer stands leaning over to the left with her back to the audience. She has a long legged blue unitard on and pinky purple long flowing hair.

SPEAKING OF DANCE
A Barnsley Dance Symposium

A Barnsley Dance Symposium, a partnership between Tala Lee-Turton Productions, Barnsley Civic, and Barnsley Council. An inspiring day as we bring together a cross section of the dance ecosystem in Barnsley and London. ‘The event starts with a showcase of draft works from artists including Tala Lee-Turton Productions, Phil Sanger

Read More »
Five dancers in pink corsets acting out a fight on stage.

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

Read More »
One person is knelt playing a stringed instrument and a dancer is leant back towards her on all fours.

HERE LIES

Here Lies is an intersectional feminist interpretation of myth, told through immersive music and dance, about two estranged sisters who reconnect whilst paying respects to their grandmother in the local cemetery. They reflect on the things they have left unsaid and why they felt they could not say them. The

Read More »
Four dancers in a line, walk forward holding another dancer under her arms while she walks forward. They all have thier eyes closed and rest their heads on each other. The dancers wear brightly coloured outfits that pop in orange, pink and blue. They are on a stage which is surrounded by trees.

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

Read More »
A still from the film, Chinese Laundry - the dancer is situated in front of a full washing machine. She has the hood of her hoody up and is looking cautiously at the camera.

CHINESE LAUNDRY

“A real celebration of the nuance of identity. I loved it” – Hannah Maia, SHAFF judge. Chinese Laundry, a Tala Lee-Turton Production, directed and choreographed by Patricia Zhou, is a short dance film about a British Chinese immigrant experience of trying to fit in. The film retells a story Tala

Read More »
Three people walking in the dark on a street in a City. The person in the front is wearing a paper mache rabbit's head. One of the people behind is looking at the person in the rabbit's head, the other person looks straight ahead.

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

Read More »

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