Alexander Whitley - 8 MinutesDuration 1h10

Sadler's Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC1R 4TN

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Following on from his innovative digital work Pattern Recognition, Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breathtaking scale of space for his company's main stage debut.

Working in partnership with the scientists from STFC RAL Space at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 8 Minutes draws inspiration from the images and data of solar science research to explore the spectacular forces at work in the universe and illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life.

With a specially created score by the electroacoustic music innovator Daniel Wohl and an installation of high-definition imagery from visual artist Tal Rosner, 8 Minutes creates a striking, immersive environment of dance, music and film.

The music is mainly recorded, with the possibility of some live musicians. There is a post-show talk on the 27th June.

Cast & Creatives

Choreographer
Alexander Whitley

Sadler's Wells

Address
Rosebery Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC1R 4TN
Telephone
020 7863 8000
Official site
www.sadlers-wells.com
Nearest tube
Angel (250m)
Nearest bus
19, 38, 341, 171a (Bus stop outside theatre) Sadler’s Wells Express Bus to Farringdon, Waterloo and Victoria stations only leaves 8 mins after each evening performance.
Parking

Car Park behind theatre – free space for disabled patrons – please book in advance.

This venue accepts Theatre Tokens

Access information

How to book
Tel: 020 7863 8000 / Minicom: 020 7863 8105 / Fax 020 7863 8199 / Web: www.sadlerswells.com/access (information only) Email: tickets@sadlerswells.com
Discounts
Discounts available for all disabled theatregoers who join the Access For All scheme. For more information call or write using the above details or email access@sadlerswells.com
Limited mobility
Rows J and K in the Stalls and aisle seats have the most leg room.
Access description
No steps through entrance on Rosebery Avenue into foyer through automatic doors. Textured flooring to Box Office straight ahead with lowered counters and induction loop. Information monitors above Box Office. Steps have handrails and highlights. Lifts to all levels on right hand side of foyer, or 42 steps to 1st Circle, 63 to 2nd Circle. Signage raised and repeated at wheelchair accessible height. Voice announcements, Braille signage and monitor in lifts.
Hearing impaired
Infra-red system with 15 headsets - please book. Avoid back of Stalls. Collect headsets from shop. Deposit required.
Guide dogs policy
Guide dogs allowed into auditorium (aisle seats are best) and staff available to dog-sit.
Wheelchairs
15 spaces for wheelchair users in rows J-K of Stalls and in Stalls side gallery. 6 spaces at 1st Circle - take the lift from the foyer (to right of entrance). Companions can sit next to you or nearby depending on how many of the spaces have been booked.
Toilets
Men and women’s on 1st Circle and 2nd Circle levels, men’s in basement and women’s on mezzanine. Some toilets have large cubicles with grip rails.
Disabled toilets
5 adapted toilets by right-hand entrance to Stalls, by lifts to 1st Circle and 2nd Circle, at basement and mezzanine levels.
Bars
Bars at Stalls, 1st Circle and 2nd Circle levels all have moveable seats and tables and accessible counters.
This venue accepts Theatre Tokens