DI Residency: Jack Bain

Mon 13 Jul 2020 - Fri 17 Jul 2020
10:00 - 18:00

Jack is a recipient of a Dance Ireland Residency in DanceHouse

Jack's residency will focus on developing a Solo work with Mateusz Szczerek as outside eye and a duet with Mateusz.
The process will explore various movement qualities, rules of engagement of the space and use of geometry within it, elements of improvisation and finally the breath as a sonic tool. Themes include solitude and relationships.

Above Photo Credit: Mateusz Szczerek 


Jack is a street dance and circus performer.

From 2013-2015 he performed and worked with the Richboyz project, a global dance project based in Los Angeles, focussed on supporting aspiring professional dancers and producing street dance theatre shows.
In 2015 and '18 Jack worked with MIF(Manchester International Festival) on the FLEX'N show and BREATHE. The first was a transatlantic collaboration show with Street dancers from New York and Manchester. The second saw him collaborating with a poet creating a series of short duets.

Jack is well versed in street dance choreography and Improvisation and has spent many years learning the foundations of Hip Hop, House and Popping in London and Europe.

Read more about Jack here