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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 is inspired by the epic migration of people happening in Europé today.

During the autumn 2016 Focus Dance cooperated with Gottsunda Dans och Teater Sweden, in producing this work.

Rite of Spring
Rite of spring / Stravinsky created 2007  for the Carl von Linne celebrations.
Commissioned by City of Uppsala Sweden.

Exquisite Virtues
Exquisite virtues Trio Hamlet Ophelia, Polonius.
Gala 2015 .

Cruel Whispers
Cruel Whispers ,inspired by Hans Christian Andesens The ugly duckling 2011.

Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis, inspired by The short novel by Franz Kafka Of The same name.

Full Evening Hamlet
Full Evening Hamlet 2011 for The Chemnitz Opera Ballet Germany.

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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