Locations in & around Granary Square (in front of Central Saint Martins)
Melt Down was originally one of a quartet of short pieces performed in open spaces in central London that combined to make up Square Dances.
Originally set beneath a tree in Brunswick Square, Rosemary Lee reimagines this performance created for Dance Umbrella 2011, relocating it to an urban environment. Set to a tolling bell, Melt Down conveys a quiet intensity that is both absorbing and thought-provoking.
A deceptively simple work for an ensemble of 30 men, its central image is open to a rich myriad of interpretations. This is movement at its most powerful and contemplative, set against the dramatic regenerated skyline of the King’s Cross area.
Date and time
13–14 October 2012
This is now a past event.
Dance Umbrella London
King's Cross, various outdoor locations