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Robby Graham

 
Bio:
ROBBY GRAHAM is a Choreographer and Artistic Director of Southpaw Dance Company, creating dance theatre movement that has been called, "...witty, hard√Ę‚ā¨¬Ěedged, sure in focus, and sizzling in energy" (Clement Crisp, Financial Times). Having created across a diverse number of contexts, from ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
ROBBY GRAHAM is a Choreographer and Artistic Director of Southpaw Dance Company, creating dance theatre movement that has been called, "...witty, hard√Ę‚ā¨¬Ěedged, sure in focus, and sizzling in energy" (Clement Crisp, Financial Times). Having created across a diverse number of contexts, from ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Movement
 
[West End, 2017]
Choreography

Robby Graham Biography

ROBBY GRAHAM is a Choreographer and Artistic Director of Southpaw Dance Company, creating dance theatre movement that has been called, "...witty, hard√Ę‚ā¨¬Ěedged, sure in focus, and sizzling in energy" (Clement Crisp, Financial Times). Having created across a diverse number of contexts, from working with disadvantaged young people to movement direction at the National Theatre, Robby tailors the movement to the requirements of his cast to create relevant, thought-provoking, and affective dance theatre that has been described as "fluid movement with an uncanny, gravity-defying poise that is as elegant as ballet" (Eve Stebbing, The Telegraph). To date Robby has presented his award-winning outdoor work across the UK and Europe, notably at Greenwich Docklands International Festival, (Council of the Ordinary, Faust, Carousel) Sadlers Wells, the Royal Albert Hall, the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Australia, New York, and beyond. He has also created several large-scale, mass-movement spectaculars, including Rush, Wordplay and most recently he choreographed The Future of Things Past, the opening ceremony for Castlemaine State Festival in Victoria, Australia. Robby creates work based in a strong physical movement vocabulary, with universal imagery and relatable content, whether working with a professional dance cast, with actors, or with large scale community casts. Robby will return to the National for the Public Arts production, Pericles, in 2018.




Robby Graham News

Journeys Festival International Will Celebrate Its Tenth Anniversary In August Photo Journeys Festival International Will Celebrate Its Tenth Anniversary In August
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

From 12 - 14 August, Journeys Festival International will celebrate its tenth anniversary in Leicester's city centre with style. The free festival will offer people a magnificent weekend, filling the streets with curious characters and superb outdoor arts shows.

BWW Review: LEAVE TO REMAIN, Lyric Hammersmith Photo BWW Review: LEAVE TO REMAIN, Lyric Hammersmith
by Debbie Gilpin - Jan 25, 2019

It's the end of an era at the Lyric Hammersmith, as it is Sean Holmes' final season as artistic director - but it has begun in terrific style with the premiere of a new play with music, written by Matt Jones and Bloc Party singer-songwriter Kele Okereke. It is directed by Southpaw Dance Company's artistic director Robby Graham, and stars Tyrone Huntley and Billy Cullum as Obi and Alex, a gay couple contemplating marriage whilst battling secrets from their pasts.

ASPECTS OF LOVE Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows Photo ASPECTS OF LOVE Leads January's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 3, 2019

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Cate Blanchett's UK stage debut to a reborn Andrew Lloyd Webber, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews, interviews and features!

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For LEAVE TO REMAIN at the Lyric Hammersmith Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For LEAVE TO REMAIN at the Lyric Hammersmith
by Stephi Wild - Dec 18, 2018

The world premiere of Leave to Remain, a new play with songs by Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke and writer Matt Jones (Doctor Who, Mr Selfridge), runs 18 January - 16 February 2019 at the Lyric Hammersmith. Kele has written 14 original new tracks for the show and the soundtrack will be released on press night, Thursday 24 January 2019.

Lyric Hammersmith Announces its Spring 2019 Season - LEAVE TO REMAIN, GHOST STORIES,  Photo Lyric Hammersmith Announces its Spring 2019 Season - LEAVE TO REMAIN, GHOST STORIES, and More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2018

Today the Lyric Hammersmith announces its Spring 2019 season, the final productions programmed by outgoing Artistic Director Sean Holmes. The season celebrates Holmes' tenure - bringing back one of his most successful shows, reflecting the Lyric's partnerships with the UK's leading theatre companies, and embodying a reputation for daring new work alongside a commitment to nurturing the creativity of young people.

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the National Theatre's PERICLES Photo Photo Flash: Get a First Look at the National Theatre's PERICLES
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2018

Prince Pericles has everything but understands little. When a reckless act threatens his safety, he must flee his home and take to sea. Reliant on the whims of the fates and the kindness of strangers, Pericles is driven from shore to shore. Only by reaching the ends of the earth may he finally understand what it means to come home.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For the National Theatre's PERICLES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For the National Theatre's PERICLES
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2018

Prince Pericles has everything but understands little. When a reckless act threatens his safety, he must flee his home and take to sea. Reliant on the whims of the fates and the kindness of strangers, Pericles is driven from shore to shore. Only by reaching the ends of the earth may he finally understand what it means to come home.

BWW Interview: Director Emily Lim Talks PERICLES at the National Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Director Emily Lim Talks PERICLES at the National Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jul 4, 2018

This August, a company of over 200 people from across London joins forces at the National Theatre to perform a new musical version of Shakespeare's Pericles.

The National Theatre Announces More Season Details, Including FOLLIES Casting Photo The National Theatre Announces More Season Details, Including FOLLIES Casting
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

The National Theatre announces new information, and recaps its upcoming season.

National Theatre's Public Acts Initiative Launches With Shakespeare's PERICLES In The Photo National Theatre's Public Acts Initiative Launches With Shakespeare's PERICLES In The Olivier Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2018

A company of over 200 people of all ages from across London join together with professional artists to breathe new life into this classic tale in a musical version on the National Theatre's Olivier stage from 26 - 28 August 2018.

Robby Graham Videos

VIDEO: See Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane and More in the Trailer for National Theatre Live's ANGELS IN AMERICA Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As previously announced, National Theatre Live will broadcast ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner's multi-award-winning two-part play, this summer. Part One: Millennium Approaches will be in cinemas from 20 July. Part Two: Perestroika will be in cinemas from 27 July. Watch the trailer for the cinema events below!