After the success of “Am I” and " I Am" nominated for the Amnesty International award for the best human rights based performance at Fringe 2014 & 2015, award winning LCP Dance Theatre is back with a new dance production "Escape". LCP draws awareness to human rights violations through dance and presents the emotional journey of a refugee through struggle, despair and the search for freedom. Fusing aerial performance and dance theatre "Escape" explores the impact of a new environment on a refugee, who must face social, political and psychological challenges in order to integrate wth a new society.
'The impeccable execution and the power of the visual imagery is utterly paralysing. “Dance stops trafficking!” they advertise. For me, their dance stopped my heartbeat." '***** Threeweeks Fringe 2013 on "Am I"
"Their bodies seemed to inhale air and exhale this choreography, it came to them with such ease and you could feel the energy breathing from them" **** Broadway Baby Fringe 2014 on " Am I
"Visually arresting" Dancing Times on "Rights(?)
LCP’s 2011 remarkable production “Rights(?)” was sponsored by the BBC, in collaboration with the African dance company Tavaziva Dance. LCP Dance Theatre was formed in 2006 and is led by Polish Artistic Director Joanna Puchala who is now based in London. It is a multi-media and multi-ethnic aerial dance company that uses live performance and film to raise awareness of human rights violations.
Joanna Puchala - choreography and performance
JC Bailey - performance
Stefano Guzzetti - music composition
Lidhka Inga - graphic design & video projection