Our Town Dances
A DanceEast commission, Our Town Dances in Hadleigh and Stowmarket brought together over 140 participants from schools and community groups aged 8 to over 80, to create two dance film portraits.
UNIT worked with the participants, encouraging storytelling and the sharing of key life moments that tie people to the town in which they live through weekly sessions held in their workplace, school or regular meeting place. These views and memories were used for the creation of dance movement, filmed on location in homes, community centres and sites of local interest involving the community and supported by professional dancers.
The project was commissioned by DanceEast and funded by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council with additional support from Locality Budget grants.