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    Celebrated contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor embarks on his most bold and intimate project, returning to London's Sadler’s Wells this summer. Wayne McGregor - Autobiography fuses contemporary dance with cutting-edge technology in a breathtaking quest into the artist’s ancestral past.

    Acclaimed contemporary choreographer Wayne McGregor returns to London's Sadler's Wells this summer with his his powerful performance Autobiography, playing for a strictly limited number of July performances. Working alongside leading geneticists, McGregor’s visceral production explores his autobiography in a thrilling fusion of science and dance.

    Workshopped and rehearsed from McGregor’s own studio in the heart of London’s technology and media centre Here East, Wayne McGregor - Autobiography is a stunning collision between history, art and science.

    A bold and intimate collaboration sees the artist allow world-leading geneticists to study his entire genome, aiming to excavate the fundamental building blocks of his personal history. The performance combines elements of memoir, documentary and genetic analysis, filtered through the lens of human imagination.

    With stunning contemporary dance, the result is a breathtaking, visual quest into the artist’s ancestral past, which explores identity and biological legacy.

    Autobiography includes set design by Ben Cullen Williams, with music by electronic musician Jlin and lighting design by McGregor’s long-standing collaborator and award-winning designer Lucy Carter.

    A progressive and exhilarating production, Wayne McGregor - Autobiography plays a strictly limited number of performances at Sadler’s Wells from 26 July to 28 July 2018.

    Sorry this show closed 28 July 2018, we recommend these similar productions.

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    Performance dates:
    27 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
    Running time:
    1 hour and 20 minutes.
    Age recommendation:
    Suitable for ages 5+
    Audience Notes:
    Dance lovers will be astonished by this foray into contemporary dance, whilst those interested in cross-discipline art should not miss the opportunity to catch this fantastic fusion of dance and science.
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