Ecdysis refers to the shedding of the skin as in reptiles. Created by Anthony Egea of Compagnie Revolution, Ecdysis is a surrealist interpretation of the Chakana, which for Inca and Mayan mythology symbolizes what is known in other mythologies as the World Tree or Tree of Life, representing Underworld, Current World and Upper World.
Ecdysis also represents three animals- the Puma, the Snake (Oxumaré), and the Condor.
Duration: 8 minutes
Touring availability: Ready for touring
Minimum performance space: 8 x 7metres
Tech spec: Download the tech spec here
Wraparound: Breaking and Breaking Contemporary workshops
About the creation
This work was supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England and mentoring from Kate Scanlan.
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Choreography: Anthony Egea
Dancer: Ella Mesma
Music: Composed by Frank II Louise
Lighting: Ciaran Cunningham
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