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Following a two week residency at iC4C, Jean Abreu and Naishi Wang will be sharing a work in progress performance of their new international collaboration, Deciphers (working title).

Deciphers brings together choreographers Jean Abreu and Naishi Wang in a new international collaboration exploring UK/Canada and Brazil/China cultural references related to poetry and vocal traditions of folk music. This cultural exchange will create a powerful physical journey and performance that demonstrates how the body can be used as an extraordinary tool of linguistic expression.

This event will feature a short dance excerpt, followed by a Q&A with the choreographers.

Suitable for all.

Booking for this will close at 4.30pm, Thursday 14 July.

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Artist Director: Choreographer Jean Abreu and Naishi Wang
Dramaturgs: Guy Cools and Ginelle Chagnon
Performers: Jean Abreu and Naishi Wang
UK Producer: Michael Peter Johnson
CA Producer: Robert Sauvey

Deciphers is a co-production of The CanDance Network Creation Fund, Montreal Arts Interculturels (MAI), The Harbourfront Centre, the National Arts Centre in Canada and PuSh Festival, supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Deciphers will be developed with the collaboration and support of MAI and National Arts Centre in Canada.

Sneak Peek of Deciphers by Jean Abreu and Naishi Wang
presented at iC4C

iC4C, 2 Dakeyne Street
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG3 2AR United Kingdom

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