DV8 Physical Theatre

DV8 Physical Theatre

Charity information

DV8 Physical Theatre

Lloyd Newson’s DV8 produces issue-based, original dance theatre that challenges and surprises audiences. It tours to sold-out houses nationally and internationally.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    DV8 Physical Theatre's work is about taking risks, aesthetically and physically, about breaking down the barriers between dance and theatre and, above all, communicating ideas and feelings clearly and unpretentiously.

    It is determined to be radical yet accessible, and to take its work to as wide an audience as possible. DV8 is motivated by artistic inspiration and creative need: these, rather than financial, organisational and market demands dictate the creation of new works.

    DV8's work inherently questions the traditional aesthetics and forms which pervade both modern and classical dance, and attempts to push beyond the values they reflect to enable discussion of wider and more complex issues.

    Recent projects have discussed disability, religion, homosexuality and freedom of speech.

  • Aims

    DV8 Physical Theatre aims to:

    • DV8's aim is to promote, maintain, improve and advance education particularly by the encouragement of the arts. Its main objective is the production and touring of dance theatre.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1045141

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 3

    Phone number: 020 76550977

    Address: Artsadmin Toynbee Studios 28 Commercial Street London E1 6AB

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  • Development Workshop + Apprentice Search

    DV8 is committed to dancers’ ongoing development. The Development Workshop + Apprentice ... More