On Friday and Saturday, Birmingham Town Hall and Nottingham Council House will be illuminated by colour, light and dance, mixing urban and classical Asian styles. Mandala is a free outdoor performance, with digital projections and visual effects triggered by live music and dance.
Presented alongside the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the Unlimited programme shows a groundbreaking group of new works by disabled and deaf artists. Originally planned as part of the Cultural Olympiad, this is the UK’s largest ever series of commissions from disabled and deaf artists, celebrating their work on an unprecedented scale.
All-male company Tomorrow’s Men will give a free performance at London’s Canary Wharf tomorrow, Saturday June 30.
Kim Gavin, who directed shows for pop group Take That, has been appointed artistic director of the closing ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He plans to use dancers, circus performers and actors in the events.