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UK & International Events 2021

Beatrice Allegranti Company has received a new commission from Surrey Arts and Dance21 and is currently preparing for rolling out Moving Kinship Hubs across six Surrey boroughs. The company is working with Surrey NHS and Public Health to recruit families affected by rare-young onset dementia who live in Surrey. Contact the company here if you would like to participate.


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Together with existing Arts Council England support, the Surrey Dance 21 commission will also allow Beatrice Allegranti to upscale the production I’ve Lost You Only To Discover That I Have Gone Missing with a UK and international tour planned as well as create a new short film based around the live work.

Full details of Hubs, screenings, live performances and professional development workshops and public engagement talks will be posted in March 2021. In the meantime, watch the Moving Kinship Webinar to hear what Beatrice Allegranti and dance artists, Rudzani Moleya, Luke Birch and Takeshi Matsumoto have to say about this unique artistic process.


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March 2021: Beatrice Allegranti delivers a Moving Kinship educational session for clinical staff at Surrey and Borders NHS Trust.

April 2021: Dr Ella Dumaresq from the University of Melbourne, Australia interviews Beatrice Allegranti about her work and the Moving Kinship project.

May – June 2021: Production rehearsals and tech for I’ve Lost You Only To Discover That I Have Gone Missing at Camberley Theatre.

June 2021: Filming new Surrey Dance 21 commission Rainbow Warrior (working title)a short film exploring diverse and intersecting experiences of mental health, trauma and young onset dementia.

18 June 2021: Keynote paper and digital screening of I’ve Lost You Only To Discover That I Have Gone Missing at The Last Chapter Festival, Norway.

July – September 2021: ACE & Surrey Arts funded Moving Kinship bespoke performance Hubs across Surrey.

18th September 2021: UK premier of I’ve Lost You Only To Discover That I Have Gone Missing at Camberley Theatre, Surrey.

31 October – 1 November: Screening of Moving with the Trouble and talk at the Borrowed Time Festival, Dartington Hall.

October: ACE funded Moving Kinship LGBTQIA+ bespoke performance Hub working with trans rights, mental health and antidotes to homophobia.

October: ACE funded NHS bespoke performance Hub working with trauma, mental health and our current pandemic concerns.

2-3 October 2021: Keynote and live production I’ve Lost You Only To Discover That I Have Gone Missing at EADMT & Dutch Dancedays.

November 2021: Screening of Moving with the Trouble and talk on a more-than-human artistic practice at the Feminist New Materialisms and Posthumanisms Network.

UK & International Events 2020

Join us on the 10th December at 6:30pm for a live-streamed screening of the short film I Can’t Find Myself followed by a roundtable discussion Beatrice Allegranti and guests. This event launches the new commission from Surrey Arts and Dance 21 for the Moving Kinship project.

Book your free ticket here.

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You Tube Premier of Political Signatures (7 mins). This short documentary was made from my collaborative and interdisciplinary practice-led research with neuroscientist Dr Jonathan Silas, Mojuba Capoeira and affiliated mestres from Brazil.

10th November: 22:45 – 23:00pm (UK) | 09:45-10:00am (Australia) | 19:45-20:00 (Brazil)

Shown as part of an international (UK/Australia/Brazil) The First International Youth Development Seminar with Project Bantu and the New South Wales Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors.

Our research article will be published in the Journal Emotion, Space, Society by the end of the year: Allegranti, B. and Silas, J. (2020) ‘Intra-active Signatures in Capoeira: More-than-Human Pathways Towards Activism’. Emotion, Space, Society.

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Professional Class Online | 30th November – 4th December | 10:00am-12:00pm | Independent Dance @Siobhan Davies Dance Studios | Book here.

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Moving Kinship Hubs at Alexandra Palace & Merton Arts Space January – December 2020 | Follow the link for forthcoming dates | ACE & Public Health Funded.

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Professional Class | 23rd – 27th March, 10:00am-12:00pm | Independent Dance @Siobhan Davies Dance Studios.

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