The choreographer Hofesh Shechter was appointed as Artistic Director of the U.Dance Ensemble. Shechter, who won the Critic’s Circle National Dance Award for Best Choreography (modern) in 2008, has produced work across the globe with his latest work Political Mother receiving world-wide acclaim in 2010. He has created work for the three major dance venues in London – The Place, Southbank Centre and Sadler’s Wells, as well as being commissioned by numerous dance organisations in the UK and internationally. Shechter also choreographed the hit dance sequence ‘Maxxie’s Dance’ for the opening of the second series of Channel 4’s popular drama Skins. He is an Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells and Hofesh Shechter Company is Resident Company at Brighton Dome.
Hofesh Shechter worked directly with the Ensemble to produce a new piece called TANK, for performance at U.Dance 2012. He will lead the group in three residentials in the lead up to the main event in July 2012.
Find out more about Hofesh Shechter and his professional company here.
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Last updated: 02-10-2012