The Place Prize: celebrating the best in contemporary dance
in Actors and Performers, Dance, Directors, Live Art
17th September 2012
INTERVIEW: DARREN ELLIS
The choreographer speaks to Diana Damian about his piece Revolver, inspired by Ingmar Bergman’s seminal film Persona and featuring live music. The piece is competing in this year’s Place Prize Semi-Finals. Second part of our series about The Place Prize for dance Semi-Finals, which is at The Place, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, from 6–22 September 2012. Recorded at The Place, 22 August 2012.
It relies on a very driven energy. The movement always goes clockwise, but there’s a lot of interaction between the two dancers within this, yet this constant sense of movement is subtle.