EARTH is the first of Humanhood’s commissioned series exploring the elements present in nature.

EARTH draws from the fluid potency of this most grounded element in nature. Tethered to a powerful core, bodies flow and shift effortlessly in a mesmerising interplay of delicacy and dynamism. Created and Choreographed by Julia Robert and Rudi Cole, EARTH is performed by 7 dancers from T.H.E Dance Company in Singapore. The production of 30mins duration was premiered as part of M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival at Esplanade Theatres on the Bay (Singapore) on the 15th and 16th June 2018.

The element of Earth

‘EARTH is an homage to the planet we live in, her processes, her cycles and the life she nurtures. The visible and the invisible, our physical and metaphysical connection with her. It is the first element with which we are connected from our feet/roots.’ - Julia Robert and Rudi Cole

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Creation and Choreography: Júlia Robert Parés & Rudi Cole

Performance: T.H.E Dance Company Dancers, featuring Anthea Seah, Brandon Khoo, Billy Keohavong, Lynette Lim, Ng Zu You, Afiq Noorazwa and Klievert Mendoza.

Music: Lobby by Deaf Center, Moribund Territories by Lawrence English, Day Break Comes Soon by Rafael Anton Iriassi and Euclides by Fennesz

Sound Composition, Production & Editing: Humanhood & EIF

Light Design: Adrian Tan (T.H.E Dance Company)

Commissioned by: M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival Premiered: Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore.