Let Life Dance R&D

All videos have support for subtitles in English and Amharic. Set your preference via the CC/Subtitles controls on the video. We were awarded a research and development grant from the Arts Council of Wales in April 2023 to kick start our work as a Company.  Firstly, Jessie visited Andrew Purvin director of Fetch Theatre in… Continue reading Let Life Dance R&D

Laying the foundations

We have just come to the end of a business development grant from the Arts Council of Wales called ‘Laying the foundations’. We needed time and advice to get our vision really clear and get all the things we needed together to be ready to start projects. Thank you Arts Council of Wales and now… Continue reading Laying the foundations

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Information Environment

Information Environment by Humans Move created by Jessie Brett remotely with dancers between Wales, England, Spain and Ethiopia explores our connection to technology, each other and our planet. It has been selected to participate in film festivals DAN CIN LAB where it won the audience prize. Mexico City VIDEODANCE FESTIVAL, Platartistic Screen Dance Festival spring dance festival, Exeter International Film… Continue reading Information Environment

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Humans Move Film – 2020

Humans Move, Bodies at risk. Throughout lockdown on Saturday 20 June 2020 Humans Move did something new, we performed live from four countries; Ethiopia, Spain, England and Wales online. It was a new experience and experiment for all of us. We were surprised that it felt like performing live, just that we couldn’t hug or… Continue reading Humans Move Film – 2020

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Crossings – 2018

‘Crossings’ charts the intimate journey of two worlds colliding at a bus stop, where two dancers find Home in each other. A playful and poetic dance short exploring the global themes of migration and belonging. 

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I’m a normal – 2017

A duet, which explores the things inside ourselves, which holds us back. A woman stands her crutches (her way to move) attached to someone else. This duet paths her journey as she faces her inner self and frees herself from the attachments, which are holding her back. Premiered at Escena Mobile Festival in Seville 2017-… Continue reading I’m a normal – 2017

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Elevator – 2016

Exploring what happens when people from very different walks of life collide. Elevator is a celebration of diversity created by choreographer Jessie Brett, in association with Hijix.

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I AM A WOMAN – 2014

I am a woman is a collaboration between Jessie Brett and Meseret Yirga. An all woman project which was performed in Addis Ababa and Dire Dawa Ethiopia.

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Chase the Chaos – 2013

A collaboration between Jessie Brett and Destino Dance Company Ethiopia. Performed in Chapter Arts Centre Wales and Alliance EthioFrancaise Ethiopia.

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Addis Interactions – 2012

This is from my first trip to Ethiopia, so it’s really the beginning of the journey. It is a duet between me and Addisu Demissie about two people from different cultures meeting.  ‘The distance between you and I is not just geographical space. The distance between you and me is like a huge sculpture built… Continue reading Addis Interactions – 2012

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