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David Bower of Signdance Collective blogs on the work and travels of a dynamic sign dance performance company

SDC 2012 World Tour. Join us !

28 January 2012

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Filming in Greece/ Athenas Temple during the 2011European Tour

Signdance Collective/ International Signdance Theatre 2012 Tour Taking a leaf out of an age old tradition and trekking the road less travelled, we can confirm that we are continuing our international tours and collaborating with the wild and free artists of the world. We have been collaborating and touring this way long before it became the buzz words here and were incredibly a flagship organisation for a while, before the more sensitive artizens among us began to choke on their breakfast,...

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Autumms Up ! SDC's Autumm Tour & Thanks

29 August 2011

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Tingle Tangle Festival Graz Austria HERE ' the new international quartete

SDC and SDTI want to thank everyone that made SDC's summer so exciting and such smooth running! It was an incredible season , so congratulations to the company , guests , and in-particular our supportive partners- ETHOS Festival Turkey, Driving Inspiration U.K, Accentuate, Thessalonikki School Greece , Your Stage Athens ,! Ana Desetnica , CAMPAIGN! ,Flora Swlavidu Expressive Body Training  Athens, Kulturwerkstatt Graz, Urban Warrior N.C, Wycombe Ats Centre and our fantastic base -...

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SDC's International 'PITCH' A great success

17 June 2011

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photo of an outdoor sculpture in the shape of a large ear

Signdance Collective is in Greece/ performing, giving training workshops to actors and international sign-language interpreters, and in residency at several places across Greece. We have had major successes in Thessalonikki, Athens and Siphnos island. Five performances in Thess, Three shows in Athens, three shows in Siphnos, one at the opening of the VSA Festival on the island tomorrow. And fab audiences and audience response. This matched our successes at the ETHOS Festival Ankara earlier in...

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Signdance Collective present New Gold Phase 2

18 October 2010

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photo of dancers against a white background

Long days into the night! We haven't stopped at all this year. Signdance Collective has been creating our new street signdance show, 'New Gold'! Supported by: Create Compete Colaborate , ACCENTUATE Creative Campus , Bucks New University , Arts Council England. We have also been performing both Dances For A lost Traveller and New Gold at lots of very cool venues! These are just a few! The National Theatre of Slovenia in Nova Gorica , Lent Festival Maribor, Ana Desetnica Ljbljana ,The Siti...

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Signdance Collective's new base at Bucks New University

17 January 2010

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a black and white photo of two hands held palm to palm

SDC has a new base...well, its first ever real base, at Bucks New University, High Wycombe! Up until now the company/collective has existed virtually, without admin, storage, rehearsal or production space. The new facilities are splendid, offer wonderful opportunities for Signdance Collective artists and collaborators to create music, dance, film and music. This new partnership will open up exciting possibilities and give us core support from university tutors and...

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SDC Dances For A Lost Traveller (previously Three Films + One)

27 June 2009

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In rehearsal with  Here musicians : Liran Donin , Mark Holub & Luke Barlow

Signdance Collective is at The Warehouse Theatre in Croydon for a three week run. So far it  has been a mixture of Time Out Critics Choice!  to small but beautifully formed and loving audiences. It's a tough time for Signdance Collective, with funding challanges, relocation etc. but it's a good time for our art. The company is making & presenting  work that we really believe in. Work - that may be challanging to the mainstream - but is none-the-less our art. We are finding the strength...

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