Extremely Bad Dancing to Extremely French Music

Extremely bad dancing to extrenmely French musicExtremely Bad Dancing to Extremely French Music
By Karl Jay-Lewin & Matteo Fargion

Performed by Karl Jay-Lewin and Tim Parkinson

“Happily, I did see the gloriously funny / sad / lovely / rebellious Karl Jay-Lewin’s show on at the Traverse...”  Morag Deyes, Dance BaseThe piece comprises of discretely made piano, dance and text-based solos, edited around strict rhythmic structures. They span the overtly political, the understated and the oblique, ranging in temperament and emotion from the extremely calm and extremely harmonic, to the extremely loud and the extremely vulgar. The work includes the extremely undecided and will definitely have  extremely bad dancing to extremely French music.

Matteo Fargion an internationally acclaimed composer and performer who works in dance and theatre. The work is aimed at an adult audience (14+) as it contains sexually explicit language.

“As well as having the best title ever – who could resist – [the] performance was a joy to encounter. Apart from John Hegley serenading me at The Lighthouse in Cromarty last month, cannot think when I have laughed more!”  Susan Christie, Director Inverness Old Town Arts

Extremely Bad Dancing to Extremely French Music received support from Creative Scotland , Tramway,  The Dance Strategy for the Highlands (delivered by the consortium of Eden Court, Plan B, Highland Council). Recipient of Choreographic Futures 2012/13 as part of Creative Scotland’s Creative Futures.

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