Part of Dancing City
Duration: c. 15 minutes
Dedicated to women, to love, to life, to friendship. In her new work for Candoco Dance Company, Caroline Bowditch reveals the extraordinary bonds we make throughout our lives. Dedicated to… is a touching portrayal of female strength, support and friendship. The duet explores how people come in and out of our lives, how friendships evolve and adapt and how they can shape who we are.
Part of Dancing City, 30 June. London’s favourite outdoor dance event that showcases incredible performances from the UK and beyond in the parks, piazzas, waterfronts and shopping malls of Canary Wharf.
There is step-free access across Canary Wharf.
This will be marked with a chain and post– please ask a GDIF Volunteer if you’re not sure where to go. There will be some limited seating provided, too.
There will be BSL-interpretation at Dancing City. Details about this will be announced in May.
Dancing City Journeys
Join the BSL/assisted Journey and get the most out of your day at Dancing City. Details will be confirmed in May.
A large-print version of the festival brochure will be available to download in advance or pick up on the day.
Canary Wharf photo maps
What To Expect
Our What to Expect guide might help you pick which shows to see, especially if members of your group have access needs.
SBR – Sit back & relax – no effort or participation required
SF – Speech free
Where to find it
Part of Dancing City at Canary Wharf.
Dedicated to… is performed in Columbus Courtyard, Canary Wharf.
Creative Team & Performers
Caroline Bowditch choreographer
Laura Hook designer
Zac Scott composer
Welly O’Brien dancer
Victoria Fox dancer
Founded in 1991, Candoco Dance Company is the leading company of disabled and non-disabled contemporary dancers. Candoco works with world renowned choreographers, creating work to tour internationally and throughout the UK. In 2014, choreographer Caroline Bowditch created Falling in Love with Frida, which was awarded a prestigious Herald Angel award, and continues to tour locally and internationally. This new piece for Candoco has been made for Candoco Artist, Welly O’Brien and former Candoco dancer, Victoria Fox.
Dancing City is supported by Canary Wharf Arts+Events.
Dedicated to… is co-commissioned by Birmingham International Dance Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Without Walls. Candoco Dance Company is supported by Arts Council England, Aspire, British Council, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, David and Claudia Harding Foundation. Photo by Brian Hartley.