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Fuse Diverse Dance: Put On Your Red Shoes this February!

16 Jan 2019

Following an incredible first year our FUSE Diverse Dance team bring their first full length dance theatre production to The Plymouth Athenaeum on 15 and 16 February. ‘Put On Your Red Shoes’ is an invitation to attend the biggest, most eclectic, slightly topsy turvy, celebration of dance in Plymouth.

“Our performance interweaves four worlds, many stories and a whole host of dancers from across the city. All styles, all cultures, all together. It’s been amazing working with the FUSE team and other incredible dancers and artists from the city to put this production together.”

– FUSE Diverse Dance Lead Practitioner, Suzie West

The performance is split into two acts: Act 1 is a promenade performance where audiences will be guided around by characters, opening doors to their worlds and memories. Then in Act 2 they’ll take their seats in the auditorium to see these stories unfold and characters meet.

 When booking their tickets audiences are asked to choose which audience group they’d like to be part of: Red Carnations, Red Stilettos or Red Threads. Each group will take a diverse adventure around the building and be immersed different worlds, from swinging 30’s, Latino lounges and modern day world fusions. But don’t worry – no adhoc audience participation required!

“The cast is a celebration of our diverse dancing city with professional dancers, community dancers, and dancers in training such as Barbican Theatre’s COMPANY b and Dance Junction groups. The styles and groups are so varied and it is an invigorating way of meeting new people and celebrating dance in all its forms. Lindy Hop to Hip Hop, Contemporary to Tango, Flamenco to Bharatnatyam…it’s going to be epic!”

– Suzie West