ORDINARY COURAGE is the inaugural work by acclaimed dancer and designer Theo Clinkard. Following 17 years of performing with some of the most celebrated British choreographers, Clinkard directs an international cast who have between them worked with Random Dance, Akram Khan, Richard Alston, Siobhan Davies, Matthew Bourne, Sydney Dance Company and Australian Dance Theatre.
Performed by Adam Blanch,Theo Clinkard, Maho Ihara, Helka Kaski, Charlie Morrissey and Margarita Zafrilla Olayo.
With lighting by Zerlina Hughes and an original score by Alan Stones, that incorporates Scarlatti and Bach performed live on piano, ORDINARY COURAGE uses visceral, eloquent and life affirming dance to examine the nature of loss and re-imagine the process of repair as an adventure.
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ORDINARY COURAGE has been created with funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and is supported by South East Dance as a 'Made in Kent' commission, Greenwich Dance, Trinity Laban, The Point, Pavilion Dance South West, Bath ICIA, Dance Base Edinburgh and Chichester University.