As part of our First World War in the Air programme of events we will be holding live dance performances by graduates of Middlesex University's Department of Dance in our First World War in the Air exhibition on Saturday 20 May and Sunday 21 May at 12.30 and 2.30 pm.
Each dance performance is free for the public to view. Please do come along and support these talented young artists.
First Dance Performance
‘Behind Every Brave Man’ is choreographed by Christina Binney and Middlesex University Dancers
Dancers: Olivia Capon-Russell, Andrine Faleide, Beth Soddart, Georgina Nulty, Shiana Martin, Sofia Sakellariou, Michaela Mihalova, Shola Spong, Megan Steer, Melanie Thien Li Ni, Beth Craythorne, Aaliyah Oliver, Helena Thatcher
The Creative Performers project has offered first and second year Middlesex University dance students the opportunity to work collaboratively on the creation of new dance work for the RAF Museum London. Christina Binney, Graduate Academic Assistant (Dance) has led 13 undergraduate dance students through creative workshops and site based rehearsals in the collaborative development of this live dance work that responds to the 2017 temporary exhibition theme Wings of Love.
‘Women of all classes and ranking were brought together by the shared sacrifice of sending their beloved men - husbands, brothers, lovers, friends and, most especially, sons - to fight.’ Susan R Grayzel
Second Dance Performance
Dance at Middlesex University Graduating Choreographers
‘Per adua ad astra’
Choreographed by Amy Frankham
Dancers: Bethany Rippon, Jordan Grigg, Megan Steer, Bella Watts, Harry Fulleylove
Amy Frankham is in her final year of BA (Hons) Dance Studies at Middlesex University. Per adua ad astra has been created as part of her final choreography assessment.
'Through struggle to the stars, the bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but respect and involvement in each other’s lives'.
Our First World War in the Air Programme of events is sponsored by BAE Systems and the Heritage Lottery Fund.