Productions: HANDS DOWN

Powerful and emotive, Hands Down is a contact-based male duet, which looks at the tensions of union and how we display strength and manage vulnerability in relationships. The piece explores the idea of walking on a tightrope of togetherness and the ways in which we let go and hold tight in order to build or break a bond.

Hands Down is the final part of a trilogy of works beginning with Search & Find and continuing with Push.

Production details

Duration: 17 mins

Created: 2014

Choreography: Anthony Missen

Music: John Mattias ‘Burke and Wills’, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alvo Noto ‘Noon’, John Mattias ‘Black Bank Road’, Lamplighter ‘Lux’.

Costume: Anthony Missen

Performed originally by: Anthony Missen and Riccardo Meneghini

Commissioned by Greenwich+Docklands International Festival & Dance Manchester

Booking enquiries: Sarah Trist – | +44 (0)7757 654 790

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