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Current projects & opportunities 

Superhoe - Royal Court Theatre  

Sara is Movement Director for Superhoe: A one woman play writtern and performed by Nicôle Lecky’s and directed by Jade Lewis

 

Superhoe is the first collaboration between Talawa Theatre Company and the Royal Court Theatre and was first presented as part of Talawa Firsts in June 2018.

Wed 30 Jan - Sat 16 Feb 2019

Ice Watch - Tate Morden

Movement specialist/performer for Olafur Elisson - ICE WATCH supported by Studio Wayne McGregor.  

ICE WATCH Exhibition is set up in the hope more people will understand the reality of climate change by experiencing Ice Watch. By bringing the ice to London, and creating a temporary sculpture similar to the form of an ancient stone circle, Eliasson and Rosing enable us to engage with the ice directly. We can look at it, move around it and touch it. 

Tuesday 11 December 2018

Astro Babies - Oval House

Sara is Movement Director of Astro Babies: An interactive theatrical experience for babies and their families. Immerse yourself in a world where babies travel through the cosmos in search of discovery, play and relationships. Directed by Jade Lewis.

Astro Babies was part of Oval house FiRST BiTES programme supporting new works-in-development work.

Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October  2018

Curve Creative Dance Company

Catch Curve Creative Dance perform one last time at Wycombe Swan as part of Buckinghamshire New University end of year show. 

Sara Dos Santos is proud to been this years artistic director of Curve Creative Dance Company. 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Collabo - Circomedia (Bristol)  

Catch the movement exploration of Journey’s (a work in progress piece) based on gentrification as part of COLLBO - Bristol on Saturday 23rd June 2018. 

 

Collabo - Bristol by Avant Garde Dance Company has played a key role in spearheading a movement towards greater collaboration within hip-hop and other dance styles in London

Saturday, June 23, 2018

British Council - IETM Porto Bursary Winner

Sara Dos Santos is 1 of 12 British Council - IETM Porto Bursary Winners. IETM (Informal European Theatre Meeting) is a network of over five hundred performing arts organisations and individuals working in contemporary performance in Europe and all over the world. 

With this opportunity Sara will continue researching her new piece Journey's as well as continue building international partnerships.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Curve Creative Dance Company

Sara Dos Santos is proud to be this years artistic director of Curve Creative Dance Company A new contemporary dance company run by aspiring artists for aspiring artists in association with Buckinghamshire New University. Catch us at Move IT on Friday 16th and Sunday 18th March 2018
 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

WAC Arts | Diploma Musical Theatre

Sara is working with WAC Arts Diploma students, choreographing two exciting new Musical Theatre numbers for their end of year show in July 2018. WAC Arts is a organisation providing high quality training for young people regardless of their background or circumstance.​
 

Sunday, January 07, 2018

Systems LAB Artist Professional Development Programme

Sara Dos Santos was selected and supported by Easy London Dance to attend the for the Systems LAB Artist Professional Development Programme supporting mid career artists. This fantastic programme was curated by Freddie Opoku-Addaie in partnership with Dance Umbrella
 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

British Council Artist Development Programme 2017

Sara is one of eight artist in this year's Artist Development Programme as part of the British Council's Edinburgh Showcase, alongside the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The programme allows Sara to expand her artistic practice, meet international funders, promoters and artists and continue building international partnerships as she delves more deeply into working internationally.​
 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

IGNiTE Residency 2017

Whilst in residency with Trinity (Bristol) this Spring,  Sara began researching her new piece 'Journeys'. This site specific work in progress piece explores the history and changing demographics of Bristol's Old Market. Look out for this exciting site specific piece in March 2018.​
 

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Frontline Performnce

'Frontline' was be showcased at The Place London as part of One Dance UK Trailblazer Showcase. As the Neriah Kumah Legacy Gift recipient Sara's work will be shown alongside Adesola Akinleye and Ithalia Forel and their latest work. ​
 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

East London Youth Dance Company

As Artistic Director of East London Dance Youth Company, Sara has had the privilege of creating bespoke dance works for aspiring artists ages 14-18 years. The youth company showcased platforms such as:

Move It: 10th March 2017

U.Dance: 12th March 2017 

First Feat 2017: Sunday 21st May 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Cardboard Citizens Theatre Company

Sara had the privilege of leading movement direction for Cardboard Citizens Theatre Company on their Fundraising Gala May 2017. 

Friday, May 19, 2017