This week we are highlighting a stunning duet, first performed in 2017, titled ‘Twosome’
Twosome is all about ‘twinning’, that moment of synchronicity when you have identical thoughts or behaviour, as well as brilliance.
‘I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone’.
~ Charles de Lint

 
Choreographed by Rachel Liggitt with performers Anna Belyavin and Delphine Wise. Music by Christopher Benstead.The performance below was filmed by JTV Production at The Gateway, Shrewsbury.

 

‘ ‘Twosome’ is a glorious, playful celebration of twinning; of the delight and harmony to be found in individual expression of the same ideas and motivations. Delphine Wise glides about the stage with grace and precision, as she manouvres the brakes and intricacies of her wheelchair, integral to the spirit of the choreography. Anna Belyavin executes identical movements by foot, running and spinning alongside. There is a sisterly affection, a vibrant closeness between the dancers allowing each to predict and be energised by the other’s interpretation of the choreography, reciprocating the gestures and movements extended and retracted. There are moments when each woman embarks on her own movement motif simultaneously, reminding us that identical motivations have potential for diverse consequences’.
Audience member

 

 

 

 

 

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