"Powerful and Beautiful"
The Stage _ on LADY BLACKSHIRT
"A polemical bombardment of images"
British Theatre Guide _ on LADY BLACKSHIRT
"Lady Blackshirt surveys the fragility of society"
"Absorbing, challenging, never boring and always surprising"
Dance Tabs _ on LADY BLACKSHIRT
"As close as dance gets to an Adam Curtis Documentary"
Graham Watts (chair of the critics circle dance section) _ on LADY BLACKSHIRT
"Filled with moments of brilliance"
Exeunt _ on LADY BLACKSHIRT
"A lovely and heartfelt film, given a bit of magical and theatrical flourish by directors Roseanna Anderson and Joshua Ben-Tovim "
The Guardian _ on EMPTY STAGE
"A dazzling short film - and dance lover's dream"
Huffington Post _ on EMPTY STAGE
"Beautifully danced, immensely physical and thought provoking, BAAL is a riveting, emotive piece of Contemporary Dance Theatre."
Dance Journal UK _ on BAAL
"An intriguing work that celebrates the company’s wild creativity”
Dance Tabs _ on BAAL
"... a celebration, bringing a sense of pride to a crowd that survived and continues to survive through the pressures of lockdown."
Dance Art Journal _ on We'll Meet Again
"All of the images ravish the senses but some are touched by genius"
The Greenwich Visitor _ on THE BALLET OF THE NATIONS
The Observer _ on SEXBOX
‘A throbbing cult of pleasure’
Writing About Dance _ on SEXBOX
'This is what dance should be'
Three Weeks _ on SEXBOX
'Precision crafted and subversively beautiful'
The Guardian _ on DA DA DARLING
'The dancers are phenomenal'
The Wee Review _ on DA DA DARLING
‘... if David Lynch made dance...’
To Do List _ on DA DA DARLING
"from 0 to 10, you averaged a very impressive 8.8"
Cambridge Festival of Ideas
“The presentation of these artists demonstrates both a dissection and curation of Impermanence’s own DNA."
Writing About Dance _ on IMPERMANENCE PRESENTS: Season 1 at Bristol Old Vic
"Poetic, energetic, racy, vintage, stylish, their connection with the audience was electric"
Simon Casson _ Duckie
DIRECTED BY ROSEANNA ANDERSON & JOSHUA BEN-TOVIM
To build a thriving dance scene in Bristol and create transformative, entertaining, world-class productions for stage and screen.
In residence at The Mount Without, a dedicated centre for dance, and as an associate company of Bristol Old Vic, we strive to; create ambitious LIVE performance and FILM projects, PRESENT the work of others, ENGAGE with diverse communities, DEVELOP professional practice and TOUR nationally and internationally.
British Council, Arts Council England, Bristol City Council, Linbury Trust, Paul Mellon Centre, Unity Theatre Trust, International Association of Lyceum Clubs, Bristol University, Dance East, Kevin Spacey Foundation, Bristol Ageing Better.
Performances venues include:
Jakarta Theater Platform, The Place – London, Bristol Old Vic, Arnolfini gallery – Bristol, Ugly Duck – London, Bristol Cathedral, University of Bristol, University of Falmouth, Fergusson Gallery – Perth, Regal Cinema - Australia, Dartington Arts Centre, Laban Theatre – London, Kensington Library, Pavilion Dance South West – Bournemouth, Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Bath Spa University, Kings Weston House – Bristol, Wardrobe Theatre – Bristol, Jacobs Wells Baths – Bristol, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hackney Showroom – London, The Marlborough Theatre – Brighton, Duckie – London, Fusion Festival – Berlin, Loco Klub – Bristol, Glastonbury Festival, Salisbury Arts Centre, Mayfest – Bristol, Latitude Festival, Kelburn Garden Party, Shambala Festival, Bestival, Kendal Calling, Beacons Music Festivals, Tagore Festival, Bristol Harbour Festival, Exeter Northcott, Barbican Theatre – Plymouth, The Posh Club (a cabaret for over 65’s), Prague Quadrennial for stage design, Exeter Northcott, Circomedia – Bristol, Rome Fringe Festival, Barga Jazz Festival – Italy, Kunsthaus Tacheles – Berlin, Beaford Arts centre.