Joseph Sturdy has created a new work för the Royal Swedish Ballet SONATRA

Now available on operanplay.se until June. Take part in the Premier conversation between Nicolas La Riche/Artistic director of The Royal Swedish Ballet and Joseph Sturdy. Fotograf Carl Thorborg

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BROKEN SKIN WORLD PREMIER 21 NOVEMBER

När koreografen Joseph Sturdy skapar verket Broken Skin utgår han från Enoch Powells tal ”Rivers of Blood” från 1968 som delade en nation i två delar, men som fortfarande ekar, inte bara i Storbritannien, utan även stora delar av Europa, där den populistiska retoriken fått ett allt starkare fäste under det senaste decenniet. Genom att plocka ut ett specifikt tillfälle i historien som starkt påverkade en stor del av samväldets befolkning, vill Sturdy belysa de sår rasismen river upp i den mänskliga kroppen och själen. Detta är en skrämmande uppgift. Kan vi över huvud taget överföra smärtan, ilskan och sorgen…

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2020 Update

Due to the major disruption from the Covid-19 Pandemic we are unfortunately unable to follow through our spring 2020 projects a new work inspired by the emotionally charged and raw imagery of Francis Bacon the Irish born British figurative painter . The time instead is being used for research and planning for 2 new works upcoming works in the autumn autumn 2020 to performed in Uppsala in October and November. Although Sweden has not been in full lockdown as other European countries, there are still restrictions in place such as social distancing and limitations on public gatherings and events. During the…

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Välkommen till en kväll med dans i världsklass!

En kväll - tre dansstycken. Under tre kvällar ger Focus Dance två akter av explosiv, finstämd och högklassig dans. Med dansare från olika delar av Europa och USA, tillsammans med unga dansare från Kungliga Svenska Balettskolan, får vi en föreställning om kamp, makt, frihet, närhet och ensamhet. DISTURBANCE & MACBETH Koreografi Joseph Sturdy 30 nov - 7 dec DISTURBANCE I. I detta explosiva dansstycke ser vi fem unga människor röra sig i en osäker värld som hela tiden verkar förändras, en värld där du ena stunden är en del av något stort och nästa stund står ensam kvar. De rör…

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New work by Joseph Sturdy – 2019

Lachrimae - A new work created by Joseph Sturdy for the Royal Swedish Ballet School, 4-6th of April, 2019. Ophelia Complex- A new work created by Joseph Sturdy for the Royal Swedish Ballet School, 24-25th of May & 9th June, at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, 2019. New work - Working name: Puzzle +tour, available dates coming soon. Shakespeare's Macbeth - Returns to Uppsala, Gottsunda dans & teater, 26th of November to 7th December, 2019. Tickets available: gottsundadansteater.com

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Macbeth – 2018

Shakespeare's Macbeth 2018, by Joseph Sturdy. Gottsunda Dans & Teater 24 nov-8dec 2018 Macbeth Trailer 

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Vimeo Links

Macbeth Trailer 2019 Disturbance I Disturbance 1 Graduate students of the Royal Swedish Ballet school Contemporary education. Disturbance II Duet Disturbance 2019. Max Levy Sophie Flannery Prue Veréges. Inspired by the 1982 film King of Comedy by Martin scorsese. Macbeth - Full version - 2019 Shakespeares Macbeth Full version by Joseph Sturdy. Dancers: Mathilde van de wiele, Malcom Sutherland, Sophie Flannery Prue Verges. Babel "The burden of longing and knowing that deep inside the hearts of each and everyone of us we are all always reaching for a place that we can call home." - The poet JJ Bola Babel…

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Autumn 2018 – Shakespeares Macbeth

The upcoming new production autumn 2018 is Shakespeares Macbeth . Over the past the seasons Joseph Sturdy has BEEN INSPIRED BY Shakespeares tragedies Hamlet ,Othello ,and King Lear have been performed to critical acclaim .Continuing on the Shakespearian theme it is Macbeth shakespeare's shortest and most fast moving tragedy that will premier in November 2018 in cooperation with Gottsunda Dans och Teater . Human frailty ,Political Relevance and social morality make Shakespeares works as relevant today as when they we're written .

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Joseph Sturdy and Teater C

A cooperation with Teater C Mats Lindberg and Andrea Gursten A continuation of our cooperation during the spring 2017 performances spring 2018 .    

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New creation 2017 in cooprtaion with GDT

A new dance work in cooperation with Gottsunda Dans och Teater , Royal Swedish Ballet school . 10 graduate students of the Royal Swedish Ballet school will work on a new creation to be performed in Uppsala during November 2017 and December .Actual dates and performance times to be released shortly.

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