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Opening: 06/04/17 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Free

BARCO Dance collection is a project curated and performed by Dinis Machado. This is a collection of dances developed by choreographers invited by Dinis. Dinis’ brief for the choreographers was to consider that the space where the dances happen is not the room performed in but the space of the body itself.

Over the duration of his residency at Metal Dinis has invited choreographer Lucy Suggate, to work with him to add to the collection of ten dances.

In this one-hour workshop, Lucy will share some of the methods she used with Dinis and take inspiration from his solos. If you are interested in coming along to this workshop please email Ruth@metalculture.com or book your free place here.


About Lucy Suggate

Lucy Suggate is a Dance Artist based in Yorkshire. Since 2006 her work has continued to gain visibility on National and International platforms. A finalist in the Place Prize 06 with “postcard” Lucy went on to be in Residence at the Daghdha Church, Limerick Ireland 2007-10 working with choreographer Michael Klien and producing a body of Solo work that continues to be performed all around Europe.

In 2013/14 Lucy became a Modul Dance Artist for European Dance House Network and produced a durational solo with Sonia Gomez .This project went on to inform the solo ‘Pilgrim’ influenced by pioneering Electronic Musician James Holden. In 2014 Lucy performed live with Holden as part of Sónar Festival, Barcelona and Wysing Multiverse festival 2015

Further presenting Pilgrim as part of  Seoul International Dance Festival, Korea. Nottdance Festival 2015, UK and Solo Tanz Festival 2015, Germany.

Recent collaborations include working with Rosemary Butcher on Secrets of the Open Sea, Test Pieces and Wendy Houston’s Stupid Women. Currently Lucy is working with Siobhan Davies Dance in partnership with The National Gallery, as the UK artist  participating in the Dancing Museums project (2015-2017) brining together five European dance organisations to explore new ways of interacting with audiences.



About Dinis Machado 

With an education on Dance and Visual Arts, his works develop usually from the crossing point of this two areas: were the concrete gesture of plastic construction is reclaimed and worked as choreographic material. Works as a performer and choreographer since 2007. Studied an MA in Coreography at DOCH (Stockholm), Independent Studies in Visual Arts at Maumaus (Lisbon), a BA in Theatre by ESTC (Lisbon). Studied classical and modern dance at Balleteatro (Porto).   His work has been presented in Austria, Croatia, Uruguay, France, Sweden, Germany, England and Portugal in contexts as ImpulsTanz, MDT, Weld, Dance 4, Chealsea Theatre, Festival de Danza Contemporãnea de Uruguai, Festival Escritas Na Paisagem, Festival Temps D’images, ZDB/Negocio, Edifício, Plataforma HR, among others. www.dinismachado.com

Following the workshop Dinis will hold a sharing of a selection of the BARCO dance collection. Find out more here.


Metal Chauffuers Cottage
St Peters Road

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