What to Watch September

What to Watch | 01 September 2021

Take a look at this month’s awesome list of dance to watch online. Got a film you’d like us to include next month? Get in touch!

Dance Legends

1. Trisha Brown - Watermotor

Watermotor, a film by renowned filmmaker Babette Mangolte from 1978, depicts choreographer and founder of postmodern dance movement Trisha Brown performing at both regular speed and in slow motion. Choreographer Yvonne Rainer called it “one of the best dance films ever made.”


Created in Quarantine

2. The Joffrey Ballet - On Lost Time

Inspired by a year of cancelled plans and altered expectations, the past, the present, and the possible converge in the exploration of lost time. This new Harper Henly film is set against the iconic and historic backdrop of the Chicago Cultural Center. Tickets to watch the full film are available on the Helio website. Meanwhile, enjoy what we think is a pretty awesome trailer…


In Case You Missed It

3. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater - Late Dancers

The ever-stylish performers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater demonstrated in 2018, that dancers are never late, they’re just warming up!


Dance Explainer

4. English National Ballet - Creature: Unearthing the Story with Akram Khan and Ruth Little

Ahead of their performances at Sadler’s Wells this autumn, English National Ballet speak to choreographer Akram Khan and dramaturg Ruth Little about Creature, the companies latest work for the stage.


Dance On Screen

5. Nederlans Dans Theatre & Ian Robinson - Dadu

Captured on Super 16mm film. Using the limitations of daylight and film, these dancers explore the terrain of Spaarnwoude and the relationships and space between them. Looking for meaning in abstraction through the framing of movement.


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