Souls & Cells (Workshop 3pm, Performance 7.30pm)

Souls & Cells (Workshop 3pm, Performance 7.30pm)

Sunday 8 May 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ashburton Arts Centre


Book here now: £13 full price • £10 or £8 if you prefer*

A collaboration between two distinctive innovative dance artists, Akeim Toussaint and Crystal Zillwood coming together to develop their joint artistic practice exploring the themes of universal connection and biology. The work explores ancestry and biology – what makes us different and what unites us on a universal level.

3pm  WORKSHOP: Moving Together

Akeim and Crystral lead this open dance session for all bodies, inviting people to come together through movement, (£20/£15/£10 – includes evening performance). Email to reserve your place or for more information.

The best way to get a sense of what to expect here is to watch this short film about Crystal and Akeim’s Souls and Cells work:

“An undemonstrative but highly articulate performer, Zillwood manages to suggest an expansive vision within a miniature work” Sanjoy Roy, The Guardian – on Crystal Zillwood’s ‘Spirals’

“Exceptional, well observed” Wayne McGregor – on Crystal Zillwood’s ‘Spirals’.

“Unique and simply lit as well as being simple yet captivating… it was wonderful I really enjoyed it” Alistair Spalding, Director of Sadler’s Wells – on Crystal Zillwood’s Evolutio’

“Windows Of Displacement is a powerful and prescient work. Akeim is a gifted storyteller, effortlessly weaving resonant historical accounts, sharp social commentary and compelling autobiography together with beautiful movement to create a captivating hour of theatre.” Gilly Roche – New Work Producer, Leeds Playhouse – on Akeim Toussaint Buck’s “Windows of Displacement”

“I have great respect for this courageous multi-disciplinary creative artist and outstanding performer whose work crosses artform and cultural boundaries to break new ground and tell important stories.” – Janet Smith MBE – on Akeim Toussaint Buck’s work

* See Access, Tickets & Finding Us for more about why there are three ticket prices, plus other useful info about coming to events at Ashburton Arts Centre.