DEBUT- Seder @ BRAINCHILD HATCH
After a 2 week incubation & some beautiful remote collaboration. The first iteration of Seder by Adam Kammerling is being released on Brainchild's HATCH Platform on 5th August.
Saskia Horton wins Startin' Point Commission 2019-2020
The Place is pleased to announce Saskia Horton as the winner of the Startin’ Point Legacy Commission 2019.
A panel of industry experts comprised of Jessica Greer (Programme Manager, The Place), Maria Ryan (Creative Learning Producer, The Place), Freddie Opoku-Addaie (Choreographer, Performer, Educator), Jonzi D (Director Breakin’ Convention) and Oliver Carruthers (Director of Gulbenkian) judged the three works on the night of the performance and decided on the work they felt has the greatest potential for future development. The Startin’ Point Legacy Commission 2019 was awarded to Saskia Horton for her piece Life According to Motown.
Saskia Horton is a 21 year old multidisciplinary artist, having trained in a variety of styles from Contemporary to Krump to Waacking. As a musician, Saskia is currently studying Jazz violin at university, playing with her Hip hop/grime/jazz fusion band Nihilism and producing her own music for Dance theatre pieces and for her performances of Spoken Word & Rap. She is currently finding ways to combine and choreograph with all of these influences and is interested in creating innovative, powerful theatre that connects people whilst making a deeply profound impact on the world.