Dog Kennel Hill Project are Ben Ash, Henrietta Hale and Rachel Lopez de la Nieta, research led practitioners who explore new contexts and habitations for dance to question what dance can be, who can dance, and where it can happen? The double bill starts with Hinterview, a durational dance installation developed from a series of interviews with people about their response and attitudes to work. Exploring ideas such as fulfilment, concentration, purpose and knowing when to stop working, the choreography draws physical connections into socio-economic notions of collapse, regeneration and questions our drive to move forward. The Devil and the Details (40 min theatre presentation) sets out to reveal hidden truths in the working relationship between choreographer and dancers using a live beatbox score. The work aims to shift audience expectations of the act of watching theatre.
Both works are commissioned by The Place Prize 2010 sponsored by Bloomberg.