Gabriel Spector: When There Is No One Else

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Arches present

Gabriel Spector: When There Is No One Else

Part of Into The New 2015

Wed 14 - Thu 15 Jan 2015 | From 6pm | Festival Pass: £16 | Day Pass: £5 (call 0141 565 1000 to book) | 16+

You’re all alone.

[I am an extrovert.]

On your own.

[When I'm alone, everything slows, and stops.]

Would you rather someone was there with you?
Or are you content with it?

[Nothing happens, the world dissolves.]

You’re isolated. Lonely, just alone, or in solitude.

Let’s share that. Make something of it.

[But other people seem to enjoy it so much.]

Come alone though.
It’ll just be the two of us.
Just me in here, just you in there.
Not together. Separate.

Gabriel Spector brings theatre to dancers, dance to circus performers, and circus to theatre practitioners, while maintaining a substantial musical obsession.

He comes from a largely traditional background, including dancing with the New York City Ballet at a young age, acting training for four years, and a year of intensive circus training.

This combined with his unrest within each of these forms has led him to attempt to amalgamate them in his own solo practice.

Gabriel has worked with YDance on Project Y 2013; Bright Night International, Glasgow Parkour, and Aerial Edge as a member of the Commonwealth Youth Circus; and with several film and art school graduates on a number of short films and large scale installation projects.

About Into The New 2015 | a festival of new work from final year students of the BA Contemporary Performance Practice course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

As we open the Pandora’s box of Into The New this year, we can be sure that the work of this group of graduating students will raise some ‘impertinent questions’. Their performances seek to offer intellect and challenge, hope and humour, bravery and commitment.

Your role, as audience is to ‘domesticate’ their ideas, to deal with them and perhaps to explain them, to yourselves, and to each other. With that we wish you luck, as the class of 2015 may refuse to be tamed!

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