Fearless

Fearless was about our phobias and our fear of the unknown. From showers and hospitals to smoke-filled houses and lonely rooms. From a stranger’s footsteps on a quiet street to unknown sounds through a partition wall. Fearless examined our doubts and our compulsions in a frantic yet familiar imaginary world.

In a turbine of extreme physical action the 3 dancers launched and hurled themselves across platforms, swung and shimmied on Escher inspired steps and leaped and dived into a 'bouncy castle' pool. The language was by turns athletic and tender, poignant and funny; the sound world was a vibrant and eclectic mix of the teasingly familiar, the atmospheric and the plain old sing along.

Premiered | February 2001, UK

Credits
Artistic Director
Kevin Finnan
Choreography
Kevin Finnan & the Company
Dancers
Emma Carter, Vanessa Hoyle, Dave McKenna, Nicky O'Hara & Helen Parlor

Production team
Set Design
Simon Dorman
Set Construction
Oblique
Lighting Design
Mark Parry
Score Design
Sophy Smith & Kevin Finnan
Original Music
Sophy Smith & Tim Dickinson
Costume Design
Julia Knight
Production Manager
Peter Herbert
Photography
Chris Nash & Mike Black

  "One of the most energetic shows ever choreographed"
The Stage



Nikki O’Hara and Helen Parlor in Motionhouse’s Fearless. Photography by Phil Hitcham
 

Helen Parlor in Motionhouse’s Fearless. Photography by Chris Nash

 
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Dave McKenna, Caroline Bridges and Helen Parlor in Motionhouse’s Fearless. Photography by Chris NashDave McKenna and Helen Parlor in Motionhouse’s Fearless. Photography by Chris NashHelen Parlor performing in Motionhouse’s Fearless – Photography by Phil HitchamHelen Parlor and Caroine Bridges performing in Motionhouse’s Fearless – Photography by Roy PetersHelen Parlor in Motionhouse’s Fearless. Photography by Phil Hitcham

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