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2018 Production: Used To Be Blonde by Sharon Eyal

  • Information & Credits

    In Used To Be Blonde, Sharon Eyal skilfully utilises the company’s passion, energy and collective drive, which perfectly suits the strength and intensity of her unique choreographic language.

    Guest Artistic Director and Choreographer 2017-18 Sharon EyalAssistant choreographers Leo Lerus, Karen Pardes, Tom WeinbergerLighting Designer Alon CohenComposer and DJ Ori Lichtik 

    Tour Rehearsal Director Neil Flaming BrownDocumentary Film Director Ben Williams 

    NYDC Dancers (2017/18)

    Gemma Baker, Nya Bardouille, Daisy Betts, Jorden Brooks, Isaac Butler, Madeleine Cole, James Cooper, Daisy Dancer, Lola Evans, Kieron Faller, Elena Fazzino, Grace Ford, Robyn Gamston, Seirian Griffiths, James Hall, Niamh Keady, Samara Langham, Miriam Levy, Blair Moore, Brandy Mubato, Robbie Ordoña, Sebastian Parker, Joshua Pinchon-Jones, Sundaresan (Sunny) Ramesh, Eleanor (Ella) Roberts, Lucy Rutter, Emillie Storey, Esme Tothill, Euwan Wood, Maisie Woodford, Holly Brennan, Paul Davidson, Jeran Entwistle, Beth Gardiner, Martha Gardner, Rufus Lacey, Alexander Love, Alex Thirkle, Sua Tsubokura-Aguiriano, Jasmine Bayes, Isis Clunie

    2018 Tour Dates

    7th April

    Sadler’s Wells, London (premiere performance)

    24th June

    The Riley Theatre, Leeds

    30th June

    Dance City, Newcastle (matinee and evening)

    8th July

    Curve Theatre, Leicester

    12th July

    Jerwood Dance House, DanceEast, Ipswich

    14th July

    Waterfront Stage, Latitude Festival

    17th July

    The Eden Project, Cornwall

    18th July

    AMATA, Falmouth

    20th July

    Brighton Dome, Brighton

    “A name worth taking note of” (Evening Standard), Eyal is one of the most exciting female choreographers working today. The Israeli dance-maker co-founded L-E-V dance company, which performed Eyal’s OCD Love at Sadler’s Wells in 2016.
    “If this is the future of dance, we’re in safe hands.”
  • Further Information & Resources

    The tour included:

    11 performances in nine different venues

    8 different towns and cities visited

    20 days spent together

    128 hours of rehearsals and performance

    1 schools matinee

    A total of 6500 audience members saw Used To Be Blonde