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Cinema • 6pm • £8.50 (£7.50)

Rambert Dance Company Rainforest / Dancer: Pieter Symonds

BIG Dance Weekender SAT 29 JUN – MON 30 JUL Dance in Focus: An exhibition of dance photography curated by Chris Nash. Premiered at City Hall as part of Big Dance 2012 and the London 2012 Festival, this vibrant and inspiring collection of photographs explores the energy and elegance of dance and movement, presenting some of West London’s top dancers, captured by local photographers. Riverside Gallery • Open daily FREE

Theatre • 7.45pm • £8.50

be bought separately. Seating will

FRI 12 July

Bride And Prejudice (12A)

Day tickets that provide entrance

Dir. Gurinder Chadha/112m/2004/UK, USA. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Martin Henderson, Nadira Babbar

to all events are £15 (£12.50).

Jane Austen’s classic novel gets a make-over, turned into an all-singing and all-dancing romantic Bollywood film.

be bought separately. Seating will

Outdoor Cinema • 9.30pm Free

FRI 12 & SAT 13 JUL An Introduction to Dance Photography Workshop Join internationally acclaimed dance photographer Chris Nash in this intensive two-day workshop where you will spend day one shooting dancers under theatrical lighting and day two working on editing, post- production and Photoshop to further enhance and improve your images. Participants must be experienced and bring their own DSLR camera. For ages 16+. Theatre & Studio 1 10am– 4.30pm • £200 (£150)

Entrance to individual events can not be allocated.

Café De Los Maestros Dir. Miguel Kohan/90m/2008/USA, Br, UK, Arg/Subt. Aníbal Arias, Ernesto Baffa, Emilio Balcarce

Produced by the filmmaker Walters Salles (Motorcycle Diaries), we follow the journey of Oscar-winning Argentinian musician, Gustavo Santaolalla’s idea to create an album by novice tango musicians. It brings to light the importance of dance and music in the lives of Argentinians. This is like Buena Vista Social Club for tango fans! Cinema • 3pm • £8.50 (£7.50)

The Bees Knees Flapper Academy The 1920s are thoroughly kicked into the modern day with high-energy Charleston dance, full of humour, style and finesse by the Bees Knees Flapper Academy. These chic show-girls exude the quirky exoticism of an era when knees were very exciting! Join in for the Jive and Lindyhop. Bar • 4.30pm • Free

Alluminae Our resident dance group showcases the talents of its participants in a mix of different street dance styles.

Dance Cabaret An evening of top dance talent featuring The Bees Knees Flapper Academy with the lovely chic show-girls, Craig Reid, aka The Incredible Dance Cabaret Hula Boy asof featured An evening dance in talent Britain’s Got and featuring TheTalent, Bees Knees vibrantAcademy performance Flappy withfrom the Pagravchic Dance. And don’t miss lovely show-girls, Craig ground-breaking, hip-hopHula Reid, aka The Incredible contemporary from Boy as featureddance in Britain’s BirdGang Company Got Talent,Dance and vibrant who have starred Street performance frominPagrav Dance 3D. hosted Dance. AndAll don’t missby favourite Bollywood ground-breaking, hip hop entertainer, Jaydance Kumar! contemporary from

not be allocated.

Dir. David Hinton, Lloyd Newson/50m/1992/UK

Get Up & Dance Taster Sessions Whether you have two left feet or are just looking at ways to keep fit, we have an afternoon of fun taster workshops with Bollywood entertainer, Jay Kumar, Bees Knees Flapper Academy, Hula hooping with Craig Reid the Incredible Hula Boy, Zumba Riot with Craig Addison and contemporary dance with Spiral Arts and SA Dance. This is also a great opportunity for children and young people to try out a dance session with our resident youth dance group Alluminae and Torron Lee’s Alliance Dance Unit. See individual session times in diary section.

Strange Fish looks at our quest for someone to love and something, or someone, to believe in. It mixes humour, religious iconography and physicality, taking it beyond the boundaries of traditional dance. C o n ta in s n u d ity

Theatre • 3.15pm • £5 (£4)

Café De Los Maestros Dir. Miguel Kohan/90 mins/2008/USA, Br, UK, Arg/Subt. Aníbal Arias, Ernesto Baffa, Emilio Balcarce

See Fri 12 July for details. Cinema • 6pm • £8.50 (£7.50)

Dance Cabaret See Fri 12 July for details. Bar • 8pm • £10 (£8)

Cinema • 2pm

Saturday Night Fever (18) Dir. John Badham/118 mins/1977/USA John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller

The Cost of Living Dir. Lloyd Newson/35m/2004/UK

An incredibly hard-hitting and exhilarating performance and winner of 19 international awards. Two street performers David and Eddie are struggling to get by in a seaside town, clashing with each other as well as the local community.

Tony Manero is young and wants to make something of his life and for him that is to be the King of Disco. Outdoor Cinema • 9.30pm Free

Cinema • 3.45pm £8.50 (£7.50) Contains strong language

Bar • Studios • Free

Bar • 8pmDance • £10 (£8) Birdgang Company

Theatre • 6pm • £5 (£4)

The Six Seasons (Les Six Saisons) Dir. Gilles Delmas/51 m/2011/Fr, Ban Akram Khan

In this behind-the-scenes documentary the viewer is taken on a journey to Bangladesh where acclaimed choreographer, Akram Khan, researches ideas for his Olivier Award-winning solo work DESH. Cinema • 6.30pm • £8.50 (£7.50)

Moulin Rouge (12A) Dir. Baz Luhrmann/127m/2001/USA, Aus Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor

The glitz and glamour of the Moulin Rouge club with lavish costumes and dance sequences is the setting to tell the story about a poet who falls for the sultry sexy Satine, who works in the famous night spot. Outdoor Cinema • 9.30pm Free

Saturday Night Fever

Homage to the late Pina Bausch, legendary pioneer of Tanztheater Wuppertal. Intense dance performances and interviews with company dancers give an insight into the life and work of this great choreographer.

Entrance to individual events can

SA Dance School


Dir. Wim Wenders/106m/2011/Ger, Fr, UK/part subt. Regina Advento, Malou Airaudo and Ruth Amarante

See two of DV8’s ground-breaking films in this afternoon’s double bill. Strange Fish

to all events are £15 (£12.50).

BirdGang Dance Company

Pina (U)

Alliance Dance Unit A street dance showcase by participants of Torron Lee’s dance group.

DV8 Double Bill

Day tickets that provide entrance

The Bees Knees Flapper Academy

to all events are £10 (£8).

Kaavish Sonia Sabri Company presents Celebrating 10 years of the Kaavish Sonia Sabri Company, here Celebrating 10 yearsand of the are three audience Sonia Sabri Company, critical favourites: Red,here are three audiences’ Shobana Jeyasingh’sand slick critical favourites: urban solo, NeonRed, Dream Shobana Jeyasingh’s slick and Nisbat. New urban solo, Neon Dream commission, Kaavish, and Nisbat. Newthe commission, challenges boundaries Kaavish, challenges the between classical and boundaries between contemporary dance.classical and contemporary dance. Theatre • 7.45pm • £8.50 (£7.50)

Pagrav Dance

Evening tickets providing entrance

SAT 13 July

Sonia Sabri Company presents

The Incredible Hula Boy

Thu 11 July

all events are £10 (£8). Family Tickets £5 (£4) per person, minimum three people, must include one child. (Entrance to individual events can be bought separately). Seating will not be allocated.

An afternoon of entertainment for children and their families from Baby Disco to Bollywood dancing. Bollywood Vibes Join this exciting Bollywood class and dance like a Bollywood movie star! Bar • 1pm, 2.45pm & 4.30pm £5 (£4)

Baby Disco Dance Hall DJ Monski Mouse brings her hit parents’ and children’s dance event for under 5’s to the Watermans’ Dance Weekender. Monski and her team will have heads and shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to retro classics, pop favourites and funky nursery rhymes. DJ Monski Mouse is a sell-out favourite across the world! Bar 1.45pm and 3.30pm • £5 (£4)

Monisha Bharadwaj’s Dance Showcase Students from Monisha’s Bharatnatyam and Bollywood dance classes will perform a mixture of short pieces. Studio 1 • 3pm • £5 (£4)

Handbag In an empty space, a caretaker sweeps away the remants of a previous event. A woman enters and puts down her handbag. A beat begins, a mirror ball turns and the sound of a classic dance track fills the air… Watermans are looking for volunteer male and female performers, no experience required, aged 16+, to take part in this devised piece prerehearsed during the week before.

Diary of Events Sat 29 June – Tue 30 July 10.00am Dance In Focus E xhibition

Thu 11 July 6.00pm Pina 7.45pm Kaavish

Divya Kasturi and Watford Palace Theatre present

An exciting opportunity for anybody who likes to dance or just move so try something different! If you are interested please contact the Box Office: 020 8232 1010

NowHere Divya Kasturi presents two works offering an insight into the vibrant traditions and new directions in South Asian dance. NowHere uses live vocals and interactive video and audio technology to create an emotionally charged fusion of styles, sounds and images.

Bar • 5.30pm, 6.30pm, 7.15pm & 9.15pm • FREE

Theatre • 7.45pm £8.50 (£7.50)

The Art Of Defining Me Dir. Seeta Patel/15m/2013/UK

The Art of Defining Me is a new short dance film by Seeta Patel, Kamala Devam and Maria Akesson, scripted by former DV8 member Ankur Bahl, that takes a humorous look at how we are influenced by other people’s expectations. Followed by a Q&A with the choreographer. Cinema • 6pm • £5 (£4)


Bride and Prejudice

Fri 12 July 10.00am An Introduction to Dance Photography 3.00pm

Café De Los Maestros

4.30pm The Bees Knees Flapper Academy

2.00pm The Bees Knees Flapper Academy Taster Session

Strange Fish by DV8

3.00pm Bollywood Dance Taster Session SpiralArts Dance Taster Session 3.15pm Alliance Dance Unit Performance 3.45pm SA Dance School Performance

The Cost of Living by DV8

4.00pm Hula with Craig Reed Taster Session 4.15pm

SA Dance School Taster Session

Sun 14 July 1.00pm

Bollywood Vibes

1.45pm Baby Disco Dance Hall 2.45pm

Bollywood Vibes

3.00pm Monisha Bharadwaj’s Dance Showcase 3.30pm

Baby Disco Dance Hall


Bollywood Vibes

7.15pm Handbag by Geraldine Pilgrim

9.30pm Moulin Rouge

Alluminae Taster Session


Sat 13 July


9.15pm Handbag by Geraldine Pilgrim

The Six Seasons


Dance Cabaret

10.00am An Introduction to Dance Photography 1.00pm Bollywood Dance Taster Session SpiralArts Dance Taster Session

Zumba Riot Taster Session

6.00pm Hula with Craig Reed Taster Session

Thu 1

6.00pm The Art of Defining Me with Q& A

5.00pm SprialArts Dance Taster Session


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5.30pm Handbag by Geraldine Pilgrim

6.30pm Handbag by Geraldine Pilgrim

6.00pm Alluminae Performance


NowHere by Divya Kasturi

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Café De Los Maestros

How to get here Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 0DS Watermans is on the river at the corner of Brentford High Street and South Ealing Road. Bus: 65, 237, 267 stop outside. Train: Overground from Hounslow or Chiswick to Kew Bridge and seven-minute walk. Car: On-site car park (1st hour free). Blue Badge holders park for free. Cycle: Secure bicycle park.

Dir. John Badham/100m/1975/USA Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick

Outdoor Cinema • 9.30pm FREE

Dance Cabaret

9.30pm Saturday Night Fever Outdoor Screening

4.45pm The Bees Knees Flapper Academy Taster Session

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (12A) A young couple whose car breaks down in the middle of nowhere seek help from the residents of a large chateau. It is here that they are thrust into the world of Dr Frank N Furter, a transvestite from the planet Transexual.


Funded by London Borough of Hounslow, Arts Council of England Watermans is managed by Hounslow Arts Trust Ltd (No. 1164904) Registered as a charity (No 267426) VAT No. 422352977. Information contained in this brochure is correct at the time of going to print.

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Rambert Dance Company Rainforest / Dancer: Pieter Symonds

Day tickets that provide entrance to

Geraldine Pilgrim presents

NowHere © Simon Richardson

SUN 14 July

box office 020 8232 1010

Big dance weekender final print brochure  

4 days of dance activities including theatre performances, dance cabaret, free taster workshops, dance on film screenings and Baby Disco