Volatile

Volatile looked at communication, at how we struggle and strive in a meddling world, looking for that elusive meaning of word or letter to communicate. And yet it is so often missed, misunderstood or unopened amidst our passions, prejudices and the interventions of fate. Five characters pieced together what they could from the bombardment of the every day.

Volatile was performed on an incredible 2 storey set designed by Simon Dormon to a fresh and passionate score of new and found music by Sophy Smith.

Premiered | October 2002, UK

Credits
Conceived & Directed by
Kevin Finnan
Choreography
Kevin Finnan & the Company
Assistant Director
Lisi Perry
Dancers
Vanessa Cook, Nikki O'Hara/Caroline Bridges, Helen Parlor, Oliver Scott,/Nathaniel Conroy & Garry Tomlinson/Junior Cunningham

Production team
Set Design
Simon Dorman
Set Construction
Oblique
Lighting Design
Mark Parry
Score Design
Sophy Smith & Kevin Finnan
Original Music Writers & Performers
Sophy Smith & Tim Dickinson
Supporting Text
Sarah Woods
Costume Design
Gary Page
Photography
Chris Nash

Volatile is produced in conjunction with Newbury Corn Exchange, South Hill Park, Bracknell and Swindon Dance.

  "In this production I attempted to make something like a poem.
The intention was to capture something of the mystery and struggle involved in trying to actually communicate truthfully to someone else"

Kevin Finnan
 

Vanessa Cook in in Motionhouse’s Volatile. Photography by Chris Nash
 
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