Dash Arts Dacha
Until Tuesday 11th July 2017
Rich Mix, 35-
London E1 6LA
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Dash Arts Dacha
Dash Arts presents a month-
This residence at Rich Mix enables Dash Arts to explore, in depth, the period starting in Spring
1917, just after the abdication of the Tsar -
Josephine Burton, Artistic Director comments, ‘Several years ago, Dash Arts was invited to Latitude Festival. Tania Harrison, the festival programmer, was keen that we brought some element of our work in the Post Soviet States to the wondrous mix of performance, music, theatre and play that she and her colleagues create each summer. As she described the location of her Faraway Forest, in the woods, removed from the thoroughfare of the main festival drag, I pictured the wooded landscapes and dappled light of the Russian and Post Soviet films and images that i was currently steeped in and suggested that we created a Russian country house, a Dacha, for their Forest. The Dacha became the vessel for our experiments and performance. ‘
Spend the weekends experiencing a rural Russian summer with live music from superb UKbased artists originally from the Post Soviet States including Belarusian punk rocker Sasha Ilyukevich and His Highly Skilled Migrants, the superb Mazaika Duo, Polina Proutskaya and her folk ensemble Izba Voices, Polina Shepherd and the London Russian Choir, and Ukrainian singers Elena Dana and Iryna Muha.
Alternatively, join the Dacha family to bring some classic plays and texts to life through impromptu performance where audiences are invited to pick up scripts and take part. A selection of films will be shown on the Dacha home movie screen including Andrey Zvyaginstsev's Oscar-
On the evening of Saturday 1st July, the Dacha will stay open all night as part of the Art Night event taking place throughout Whitechapel. Experience an all-
East 15 Acting School will also take up a residency at Dacha; join the MA/MFA Theatre Directors for open rehearsals of newly devised plays, verbatim theatre and long-
Dash Arts Dacha is produced by Dash Arts and curated by co-
The Dacha forms part of REVOLUTION17 an explosion of performance by artists from across the Post Soviet States.
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