Quest was a major participatory performance project that saw a range of young dancers from across the sub region creating material that they then performed in the large scale spectacle, The Voyage, in Birmingham, in June 2012, as part of London 2012 Festival.
Over three intensive months 140 dancers developed performance material, during an inspiring process directed and facilitated by Motionhouse. Groups included participants from Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA), Solihull Youth Dance Company, Stratford College, Nova, Coventry PAS Youth Dance Group, Playbox Theatre plus an Adult Performance Group based at the Motionhouse studio.
A further aspect of the Quest project was the opportunity for four young regionally based professionals to work for 15 weeks alongside the Motionhouse company, delivering the Quest workshop programme and performing in The Voyage.
Working initially in small groups, this enormous cast came together with world renowned dancers and aerialists, live musicians and a huge amateur choir during May and June 2012 to piece together a performance event that rocked the senses… Together they transformed Victoria square in Birmingham and told an extraordinary story…
For more information on Quest please visit Motionhouse’s website.