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eleesha drennan dance


“Channel Rose was unflawed; visually stunning, simplistic while embodying exactly what contemporary dance should be: engaging, thought provoking and both theatrically and physically inspiring.”

– Buzz magazine 2014.





Three extraordinary dancers embark on a physical and poetic escapade in search of utopia. Dancing the fine line between fantasy and realism they unfold the fabric of human motivation. Grappling with the grit of optimism. Haunted by the desire to escape.

Channel Rose is filled with bold and sensual physicality. It’s an unforgettable visual feast, evoking the riches of the imagination and fuelled by stirring rhythms.


“A fine and assured new choreographic voice” Luke Jennings, The Guardian

Channel Rose is the new production from Eleesha Drennan, a multi award winning choreographer based in London. Former House Choreographer of National Dance Company Wales she has toured extensively both in the UK and overseas. Currently Eleesha is recipient of the prestigious 2014 Sky Academy Arts Scholarship.

“ An exceptional and absorbing Pleasure” - The Guardian (on “Virtual Descent”)

The production is performed to an original live score of saxophone and percussion, composed and curated by the acclaimed Mark Bowden, performed by internationally renowned musicians Julian Warburton and Simon Haram.


See full press review at:


Watch Eleesha being interviewed by Article 19 on creating Channel Rose at


Channel Rose is now booking to tour extensively in spring 2016


Production Details:

The production is designed so that it can tour mid scale and smaller scale performance venues.


• Space dimensions 8m x8m minimum

• Black harlequin dance floor

• Open back wall

• Open wings

• Standard lighting rig

• Duration: 1 hour, no interval.


Number on the road:

3 dancers


1 x technician

Optional : 2 musicians for live score


Set/props: The company travels with all set and props required.


A same day get in and performance is possible if necessary, although a previous day get in is preferred.


Fees: Exact fees depend on the size of venue and number of night programmed. Please contact us for details.


For more info and to book please contact Creative Producer Tess Howell at

or on 07811 944591


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