October 27, 2021

What to Do When No Audience Has Seen the Work?

Hayley Earlam | Hayley Earlam, 31 | Lucy Wild, 32

Dance FilmStatus:Changed, 2021

What to do when no audience has seen your work? On the eve of the Covid-19 lockdown, Overdrive Dance Company were preparing to premiere their latest work, a stage production entitled Status:Changed. Made in response to young people’s concerns about the political climate, this dance theatre work was never seen by an audience. How to reimagine a work for stage into a new medium? How to bring people together after a time of isolation? How can we dance after being stuck for so long?