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Ludus Dance

Ludus Dance is one of the key dance development agencies in the region. It has a touring company, offering one-week residencies and touring issue-based work to schools, community and venues nationally and internationally; and a community dance team working at grassroots level. Our funding is towards the creation of a new dance performance for touring to schools, venues and community settings and the development and delivery of associated education outreach programmes and resource materials.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £95,000
  • 2013-2014: £97,280
  • 2014-2015: £99,809

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Breaking Bars

Breaking Bars is a young person made short film for the Arts Award. This is a community made piece of material and will not be used to sell or promote the organisation. Music: General Sound Effects Slash Dot Dash (Fatboy Slim) Disco Lady (Johnny Taylor) Fire (Jason Derulo) Disco Inferno (The Trammps) Big Girls Cry (Sia)

Good Vibrations Flash Mob Lancaster

A short montage of a flash mob event devised, delivered and performed by Silver Arts Award young people at Ludus Dance, funded through Young Lancashire, Creative Collectives. Music: Elvis - Jailhouse Rock, Blondie - Call Me, Black Street - No Diggidy, S Club 7 - Bring it all Back & The Chain Smokers - #SELFIE We do not own the rights to this music. This is a community focus piece and not for profit. This film is not being used to sell or promote the organisation.

The Signal - Sharing (Very Rough)

Outward Focus Youth Group, Ludus Dance A piece created to share at the International Youth Games 2014 in Almere, Holland. Choreography by Anthony Briggs and dancers. This is a rough run and we had only just finished making it!!!! Music: Glen Miller, Moonlight Serenade & The Glitch Mob, Animus Vox. Ludus Dance do not own the rights to this music and it is being used for community purposes. Not for profit.

Aftermath

A piece created by some of the East Lancashire Youth Dance Company, supported by Ludus Dance. This piece has been developed from a live contemporary performance work. Intro footage from news reports on natural disasters. Music - 'The Beginning', 28 Days Later OST and 'Schillar in China', Hilmar Orn Hilmarsson and Sigur Ros. We do not own the rights to distribute this music. With thanks to LCC and Accrington Library for letting us use space to rehearse and develop the piece.

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Ignition One, for Light Up Lancaster 2013

Professional Commission created specifically for the 2013 Light Up Lancaster Festival in Lancaster. Funded by Arts Council England, Lancaster City Council, Lancashire County Council and Lancaster Unlimited. Choreography - Adele Thompson Music Production - Lee Affen Produced by Ludus Dance Performers - George Adams, Helen Gould, Ellen Turner and Louise Gibbons

THE ABSENCE OF WAITING - Short Film 4 [wailing]

A series of short films created by Anthony Briggs and David Forrest for the Homemade event, in partnership with LEAP and DART for the December First Friday. Film 4 of 4 Music - We Love you Michael Gira, Ben Frost

THE ABSENCE OF WAITING - Short Film 2 [wandering]

A series of short films created by Anthony Briggs and David Forrest for the Homemade event, in partnership with LEAP and DART for the December First Friday. Film 2 of 4 Music - Early 1930's Radio Broadcast, Stock Footage / Their Helicopters Sing, Godspeed You, Black Emperor

THE ABSENCE OF WAITING - Short Film 3 [working]

A series of short films created by Anthony Briggs and David Forrest for the Homemade event, in partnership with LEAP and DART for the December First Friday. Film 3 of 4 Music - It's a Sin to Tell a Lie, The Ink Spots

THE ABSENCE OF WAITING - Short Film 1 [waiting]

A series of short films created by Anthony Briggs and David Forrest for the Homemade event, in partnership with LEAP and DART for the December First Friday. Film 1 of 4 Music - By the Sea, Beach Waves for Deep Concentration / Forgotten Memories & All Gone, The Last of Us OST

Adult Street Final

Music Ciara - Backseat Love Michael Jackson - In the Closet Aaliyah - We need a resolution Katy Perry - Dark Horse Beyonce - Run the world (girls) For rehearsal in between sessions :-)

Future Professionals: Summer Intensives at Ludus Dance Documentary

Future Professionals was a week long intensive summer school at Ludus Dance for young people wanting to develop their dance practice. They worked with different professional practitioners each day. Music: Crazy, Willie Nelson

Ludus Dance - Studio Programme - Adult Street Sessions

Material so far weeks 1-6 September/October 2013 Music Ciara - Backseat Love Katy Perry - Dark Horse Aaliyah - We Need a Resolution

Light Up Lancaster - IGNITE2 Light Mapping

Young people mapping light for IGNITE2, Market Square, Friday 1st November, 8.45pm Music: Moth Wings by Benoit Pioulard #lightup

But Is No More - Ludus Youth Dance Performance - Part 5

http://www.ludusdance.org Ludus Youth Dance Company in "...but is no more". The companion piece to "What once was...". This site specific piece was produced and performed as part of the Harris Flights project in Preston. Since this presentation, the work has been adapted and performed elsewhere including Market Square in Lancaster.

What once was - Preston Youth Dance Performance - Part 4

http://www.ludusdance.org Ludus Dance presents the Preston Youth Dance Company in What once was... A site specific contemporary dance piece inspired by the sights, history and culture of the City of Preston. Produced as part of the Harris Flights project in Preston. This video is the final performance of the piece, live on the Harris Flights installation at the Harris Museum in Market Square Preston. Choreography by Lisi Perry, PYDC Director and Manager Sarah Hall.

What once was - Preston Youth Dance Company - Part 3

http://www.ludusdance.org Ludus Dance presents the Preston Youth Dance Company in What once was... A site specific contemporary dance piece inspired by the sights, history and culture of the City of Preston. Produced as part of the Harris Flights project in Preston. The video explores how the PYDC young people have developed and grown as dancers during this project. Choreography by Lisi Perry, PYDC Director and Manager Sarah Hall.

What once was - Preston Youth Dance Company - Part 2

http://www.ludusdance.org Ludus Dance presents the Preston Youth Dance Company in What once was... A site specific contemporary dance piece inspired by the sights, history and culture of the City of Preston. Produced as part of the Harris Flights project in Preston. This video explores the challenges that the young people faced in developing this piece. Choreography by Lisi Perry, PYDC Director and Manager Sarah Hall.

IGNITE2, Light Up Lancaster LUTS Devising Day 2

With the Dukes Young Company, Young Actors and Ludus Dance's Youth Dance Company. Exploring light and the cosmos!

What once was - Preston Youth Dance Company - Part 1

http://www.ludusdance.org Ludus Dance presents the Preston Youth Dance Company in What once was... A site specific contemporary dance piece inspired by the sights, history and culture of the City of Preston. Produced as part of the Harris Flights project in Preston. This video explores the inspiration and foundation of the project. Choreography by Lisi Perry, PYDC Director and Manager Sarah Hall.

IGNITE2, Light Up Lancaster 2013, Devising Day 1 Slide Show

Slide show for the first day of devising IGNITE2 for Light Up Lancaster #lightup with Ludus Dance and The Dukes Theatre

Ludus Dance in Focus, in conversation with...Placement Students

Graduate dancers on the International Youth Games project discuss working in dance and how important it is for young people to get involved in creative arts and cultural activities.

Ludus Dance in Focus, International Youth Games 2013 Documentary

A short documentary following the journey's of a group of Danish and UK dancers with Ludus Dance for the International Youth Games 2013

Mass Dance Choreography for the International Youth Games 2013

The mass dance choreography for the International Youth Games 2013, Tuesday 23rd - Friday 26th July, Lancaster. Choreographed and performed by Ludus Dance Company

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Assembly Rooms
King Street
Lancaster
LA1 1RE

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