Hot House promotional image (photo by Jon Bishop): A female dancer is dramatically lit against a black curtain. She wears a short, vibrant red dress. She balances on her left leg, arching her back in a pose that seems to defy gravity. She lifts her right leg up, pointing it up and out to the side. The pose has a sense of flow, as though the camera has caught her in motion.
Hot House promotional image (photo by Jon Bishop): A female dancer is dramatically lit against a black curtain. She wears a short, vibrant red dress. She balances on her left leg, arching her back in a pose that seems to defy gravity. She lifts her right leg up, pointing it up and out to the side. The pose has a sense of flow, as though the camera has caught her in motion.

Richard Chappell Dance presents

Hot House

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Celebrating its 10th anniversary, internationally renowned company Richard Chappell Dance returns to the Northcott this spring with a brand-new creation, Hot House.

A passionate response to the political climate, Hot House shares the frustration currently felt by many, turning that intense energy into a powerful celebration of collective generosity. Providing a space for people to come together and be uplifted by the Company’s extraordinary ensemble of performers, this new show features a soundscape influenced by Chinese, Indian and European classical music, rearranged and performed by violinist Enyuan Khong and electronic music duo Larch.

Following on from the success of Richard Chappell Dance’s recent production Infinite Ways Home, Hot House promises to be a bold, transformational evening that celebrates the joy of movement and music in a setting where concert meets bonfire, commissioned by Dance City.

“A scorching performance of energy and incandescent passion for life!”

The Crack

“A lovely work”

British Theatre Guide

“Chappell took dance and set it alight”

The Crack

“The choreography is strong, fluid and expansive”

British Theatre Guide

This performance contains smoke/haze

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