Off The Map Dance Company

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Founded in 2007 by Steve Johnstone, and based in the South West and London, Off The Map Dance Company’s core principle is in delivering high quality creative work to regional audiences. The company targets areas that may not have access and reaches out by offering a range of possible ways to engage with contemporary dance through live performances, classes and workshops. Making the choreographic styles, ideas and themes at the centre.

In 2014, Off The Map have been commissioned by companies such as 3rd Stage Dance Company and Springs Dance Company to create live work to be toured across the UK. Activities in the South West includes creating, teaching and participating with GingerFred Studios apprentice group Rise (2014), Strode College dancers (2014), and Strictly Come Langport (winner, 2013).

Off The Map’s choreography is designed for small-mid scale touring from theatre spaces to community halls. Off The Map aim to create, inspire and provoke discussion.

Portfolio

Irridescent

Portfolio image: Off The Map Dance Company - Irridescent
A short dance piece that explores themes of letting go of the everyday stresses and routines of modern life.rnrnThe abstract movement twists and turns in on itself flowing in and out of the floor, mixing rhythms within sequences. The piece was commission by Springs Dance Company to be made originally on their apprentice dancers but went on to be performed at Resolution! 2013 at The Place

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