Special event Past event Sunday, 24 April 2022

Connecting to Cohan with Yorke Dance Project: Pop-up Performances

Join the Yorke Dance Project for a number of performances across the museum, celebrating Robert Cohan's legacy

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Choreographed over Zoom during lockdown by renowned dancer and choreographer Sir Robert Cohan and set to music by Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds, these intimate choreographed conversations tell personal yet universal stories of isolation, loss and survival with Cohan harnessing the power of dance to express the triumph of the human spirit. These performances will be followed by a screening and Q&A.

The performances will take place across several locations in the museum, timings below:
12.00-13.00
12.00 – The Sackler Courtyard
12.20 – Raphael Cartoons, Room 48a
12.40 – Medieval & Renaissance, Room 50b
13.00 – Paintings, Room 87

14.00-15.00
14.00 – The Sackler Courtyard
14.20 – Raphael Cartoons, Room 48a
14.40 – Medieval & Renaissance, Room 50b
15.00 – Paintings, Room 87

Choreographer: Sir Robert Cohan
Performers: Jonathan Goddard, Freya Jeffs, Edd Mitton, Abigail Attard Mantalto
Music: Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds

Commissioned by Yorke Dance Project

Background image: Lockdown Portraits photography © Pierre Tappon