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Rising company Humanhood brings together five exceptional dancers, merging their unique synergy and powerful movement into a hurricane of effortless fluidity.  Torus is a return to the tribal, where rhythm takes over the performers and the viewer.

Co-Artistic Directors Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert Parés take inspiration from physics as well as in their personal insight into Eastern mysticism.

Humanhood was founded in 2016 by co-Artistic Directors Rudi Cole and Júlia Robert Parés, and since the creation of their first duet the company is having a rapidly growing following both in the UK and International scene. The research behind the work is rooted in physics as well as in their personal insight into Eastern mysticism, fascinated by the connections that lie between these seemingly different fields and how these shape our human experience of ourselves and reality.

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Friday 15 February & Saturday 16 February 2019


DanceXchange, The Patrick Studio, Birmingham Hippodrome

‘Humanhood is a dance company worth travelling light years to see’
R. Maguire

Produced by Humanhood

Concept & Artistic Direction / Júlia Robert Parés & Rudi Cole; Choreography & Rehearsal Direction / Rudi Cole & Júlia Robert Parés; Dancers / Jill Goh, Connor Scott, Tzu-Yi Tseng, Rudi Cole, Júlia Robert; Music Production / EIF & Alex Forster; Percussion by / Azizi Cole & Shaun (Ten Drum Art Percussion Group); Costume Design / Mark Howard; Light Design / Tom Visser

Commissioned by Birmingham Dance Hub, DanceXchange and Sadler’s Wells. co-commissioned by The Place (Choreodrome). Supported by Birmingham University, Birmingham Hippodrome, La Caldera, RocaUmbert. Funded by Arts Council England Lottery funds