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Duration: 1 hour

Charles Hazlewood first encountered contemporary dance in his early teens - an experience he describes as visceral. Since then he has pursued a career in music and, whilst he has conducted for movement, he has never had the opportunity to explore it in any depth - until now. In this illuminating programme, Charles immerses himself in the world of contemporary dance, actively participating in it, to discover how movement works for him and to find his own way into a greater understanding of it. Guiding him are exponents from the contemporary dance world, including Jonzi D, Caroline Bowditch, Richard Alston, Mayuri Boonham, Lea Anderson and Janet Smith, who provide their own passions and insights into an often misunderstood genre.

Last on

Sun 3 Jul 2011 01:10 BBC Four

  • Photo: Charles Hazlewood

    Photo: Charles Hazlewood

    Presenter Charles Hazlewood with students performing from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

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  • Photo: Mark Baldwin, Dane Hurst and Charles Hazlewood

    Photo: Mark Baldwin, Dane Hurst and Charles Hazlewood

    Mark Baldwin Artistic Director of the Rambert Dance Company, dancer Dane Hurst, with presenter Charles Hazlewood.

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Credits

Presenter
Charles Hazlewood
Producer
Suzanne Phillips
Director
Suzanne Phillips
Executive Producer
Paul Bullock

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