Like Nobody’s Business

Year: 
2002

Credits : 

performed by and created in collaboration with:

Nicolas Cantillon
Robert Dingemans
Gildas Diquero
Dennis Wagner

Music and Sound Design: Jeremy Cox

Set Design: Ed King

Lighting Design: Syd Funnell

Choreography & Direction: Maresa von Stockert

Funded by London Arts and the Bonnie Bird Fund.

Supported by LABAN and the Clore Studio, Royal Opera House, London.

Like Nobody’s Business is a physical and mental balancing act for four male dancers in an automated world of conveyor belts and mass production.

First performed at the Laban Centre, London and the Clore Studio Upstairs at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, in 2002.

Von Stockert was later commissioned by Phoenix Dance to evolve the piece for the repertory company. With the new title of Polystyrene Dreams, Phoenix Dance toured the work nationally and internationally in 2004.

Running time: 25 minutes

“Teeming with inventive gestures and moves… Sheer genius.”
Stephanie Ferguson, Yorkshire Post . 20 February 2004

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