In 2016, NYDC premiered a new work by the critically acclaimed Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist and NYDC 2015-16 Guest Artistic Director Michael Keegan-Dolan, award-winning Founder and Artistic Director of the former Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre.
With In – Nocentes, Guest Artistic Director Keegan-Dolan pays homage to young people’s daring, openness to life and unadulterated enjoyment of it, free of all the questioning and risk-aversion normally triggered in adults by experience. His admiration for the powerful nature of youth’s state of innocence is reflected in a choreographic language that emphasises the young dancers’ spontaneity and raw energy, as well as their differing individual styles.
I have never been in a rehearsal room so full of diverse experience and energy – MICHAEL KEEGAN-DOLAN
“So much commitment and energy that no one could doubt that dance is in their blood” THE TIMES, APRIL 2016Find Out How To Join NYDC
Throughout June and July 2016 NYDC toured the country with their production of In-Nocentes by Michael Keegan-Dolan.
The tour included:
Sadler’s Wells, London (premiere performance) – 7th April
Lakeside Arts, Nottingham – 26th June
Dance City, Newcastle – 3rd July
Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds – 4th July
The Lowry, Salford (U.Dance Festival) – 8th July
Waterfront Stage, Latitude Festival – 17th July
DanceEast, Ipswich – 19th July
AMATA, Falmouth (matinee and evening) – 21st July
mac, Birmingham – 23rd July