To Dylan for being born to a ‘couple of kooks.’
Ovulation, Zygote, Knocked-up, Hormones, Peeing, Midwife, Swollen, Gaviscon, Nesting, Agony, Induction, Labour, Drugs, Epidural, BABY, Joy, Crying and crying … a clueless mother’s experience of pregnancy, childbirth and ‘life’ after.
BABY is a dance performance inspired by the choreographer’s experience of the birth of her son, Dylan in August 2015.
Choreography: Rhiannon Brace
Lighting Design: Robbie Butler (at footprint Dance Festival)
George Bach (at Resolution 2016)
Rehearsal director & choreographic assistance: Gracie-Jayne Angel
Production Assistant: Annette Commissar
Photography: Magic Roundabout Pictures
Grace Kemp/Naomi Peaston
Molly McGibbon/Gracie-Jayne Angel
Mums and Babies:
Barbara Lowe and Jessica
Evelini Quarrell and Alexander
Jennie Hone and Tyrese
Rhiannon Brace and Dylan
Hither Green Dance Studio
Marylebone Dance Studio
The Royal Academy of Dance
The Southbank Centre
Performances so far: The Place, The Southbank Centre (extract), Michaelis Theatre Roehampton University, Sadler's Wells Lilian Baylis Theatre, Hop Fringe Festival in Faversham and Big Dance Bus Stops.