The AlleyWaltz is Atelier Ludmila’s annual theatrical event intent on reinventing the way we see and feel our urban landscapes. With artists working with performance, music and visual arts, we animate and transform alleyways, fire-escapes, parking lots and all sorts of unusual places into sites of high-staked performance for audiences to explore.

photos by Esther Vincent / Mustang Photography

AlleyWaltzes take performance to new places and bring audiences and curious onlookers along the way.We stomp, dance and jump all over the notions of private and public space to reclaim our urban migratory paths, and leave behind new mental spaces for all sorts of things to grow.

The Possibilities, click on image for more photos

AlleyWaltz 2009
The Possibilities by Howard Barker, starring Brad Brackenridge, Dan Smith, Sam Sayer, Anya Gwynn, Matt Gilbert, Laurel Paluck. Directed by Phil Oakley and Laurel Paluck. Sets and costumes by Leigh Macdonald, Brad Brackenridge, Laurel Paluck

Counting the Ways, click on image for more photos

AlleyWaltz 2008 Counting the Ways adapted from Edward Albee. Starring Matt Gilbert, Sarah MacKillican, Dan Smith, Sam Sayer, Anya Gwynn, Nathan Govier. Directed by Phil Oakley and Laurel Paluck. Props and Stage Management Leigh Macdonald. Featuring: The Mandolin Society The Dreamer’s Waltz Composed by Dianne Latchford.

2006AlleyWaltz 2006
A collection of new dance and theatre works by various artists: Shark (Frank Flyn and Ryan Kerr); To A Head (anya gwynne); Suspend (Jenn Cole and Sophia Cooper); They’re Going to Find Us (Patti Shaughnessy, Kevin O’Neil, and Mouquirous); Burnt Bridges: A Sorta Cindrella Ballroom Snip-it Scene (Jarrett Prescott and Marnie Williams), and Drink Without Crying (Kate Story and Michael Morritt). Produced by Phil Oakley and Laurel Paluck. Presenters: Public Energy and Artsweek

alleywaltz_poster2005

AlleyWaltz 2005
A collection of new dance and theatre works by anya gwynne; Mandy Livings and Elizabeth Roy; Mayelin Lovet Semmler and Patti Shaughnessy; Wes Ryan; Blake Satyr; Shrimps; Kate Story. Produced by Phil Oakley and Laurel Paluck. Presenters: Public Energy and Artsweek

Other AlleyWaltzes
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk Go Downtown
2013 Wunderbar!
2013 Emergency #20 Festival of New Dance & Performance Program C & D

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