Hofesh Shechter Company News

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Political Mother – 10 Years On

An interview with Hofesh Shechter ‘a work of galvanising challenging power’ – Judith Mackrell, The Guardian Political Mother was Hofesh Shechter’s first full-length work. It premiered in 2010; a worldwide success he repeated the following year with a choreographer’s cut version for 40 performers that Metro called ‘a howling beast of a dance show’. What […]

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A message from Hofesh Shechter Company

Like all of you, Hofesh Shechter Company has been affected considerably by the Covid-19 epidemic. Being an international touring company, performing to world-wide audiences, a significant amount of our performances have been cancelled, due to the restrictions of travel, both internationally and nationally, and the strict restrictions on public gatherings. From the outset of Hofesh […]

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Hofesh Shechter Company Announces Plans For 2020

Double Murder Internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter reveals Double Murder as his new production for Hofesh Shechter Company. A thrilling new double bill of contemporary dance for our times, Double Murder presents two distinctly contrasting pieces exploring societal schisms and human kinship. Shechter’s New Creation, sculptured as an antidote and partner piece to the murderous, […]

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Being a performer and a dancer

This summer has been quite an emotional time for us so far. Amidst celebrating the second anniversary of Grand Finale, winning the Canadian Dora Award for Outstanding Touring Performance and being nominated in the category ‘Best Dance Production’ in the Australian Helpmann Awards, we also said good bye to company dancers Kim Kohlmann and Erion […]

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In your rooms – twelve years on

Teaching an iconic dance piece to an iconic dance company “Hofesh creates worlds, and in those worlds you find your own stories” Winifred Burnet-Smith, Rambert rehearsal director This May, Hofesh Shechter’s iconic In your rooms will come back to the London stage, in Rambert’s new triple bill McGregor / Motin / Shechter. Rambert’s dancers are […]

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Colette Hansford appointed as Executive Producer

Hofesh Shechter Company today announced the appointment of Colette Hansford as the company’s new Executive Producer from 1st July. Colette will support and work alongside Hofesh Shechter in the creative and organisational development of this internationally renowned contemporary dance company. Colette currently holds the position of Administrative Director and has been part of the Executive […]

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Lights, Camera, … Clowns!

In September 2018 Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns, our first ever short film, was broadcast on BBC Two in their Performance Live series. It was a hugely exciting project for us and, judging by the audience reaction, very successful, too. Clowns was shot on location at the beautiful historic Rivoli Ballroom in London. Instead of being a straightforward […]

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